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Friendship Pot Holder Pattern

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This Pot Holder pattern was inspired by the Friendship necklaces that were popular when I was a kid. πŸ’” You give half of the heart to your friend and keep the other for yourself.

With this pattern you will make 2 heart pot holders that are similar but different. You can give one to a friend or loved one and keep one for yourself.

I know it has been pretty difficult to stay home and away from our friends and families. This is quick and fun project we can make to show our loved ones we are thinking about them and love them! ❀

You can also use these 8 1/2 inch unfinished blocks in a quilt, table runner, or throw pillows! This pattern is a great way to use up those scraps!!

DOWNLOAD: Friendship Pot Holder Pattern

The directions show you how to make one side scrappy and one side solid. I had some large scraps, so I make a couple blocks using the solid half heart on both sides.

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I’m so excited to see what you make with your blocks! Make sure to tag me in your photo’s on Instagram.

You can also post your photos in my Quilt Along Group on Facebook!

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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Cobalt Canyon Quilt Pattern

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The Summer time always reminds me of camping and going to the Mountains. When designing this quilt pattern I was trying to echo a geometric design on both corners of the quilt. When I stood back and looked, this design looked like to mountain ranges with a canyon in between. This is where the name Cobalt Canyon Quilt came from.

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I have been wanting to make beginner friendly quilt for awhile and this quilt is great for beginners! It is made up of squares and rectangles. So it goes together super quickly!

The pattern comes with directions for a Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen and King size quilt.

I remembered there was a super cute line of fabric called Hello Bear designed by Bonnie Christine for Art Gallery Fabrics. This line has been around for a while and I have always wanted to use it. I thought it would be perfect for a baby boy quilt. I bought my fabric at Stash Fabrics. They had all the ones I wanted!!

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I decided to quilt this about 5/8 in from each mountain top seam.

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For binding, I love using a dark color. So it frames the quilt. One of my favorites is navy…I may have used navy on too many quilts, but I love it! So I say use what you love.
And isn’t that backing fabric too cute!!!!

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I hope you love this design as much as I do!! I would love to see your versions! Make sure to tag me in your photo or use the hashtag #HappyCloudCreations

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Happy Quilting!!
Andrea

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WEEK 7 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Quilt Top

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Welcome to Week 7 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will take all those beautiful blocks we made and turn them into a quilt top! Yay! I’m so excited to see all of your quilt tops come together!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 20th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 7 –  Putting our quilt top together!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along (June 3rd)

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 7 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of your Quilt Top all put together in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s Giveaway Prize is sponsored by the talented Emily Dennis of Quilty Love
She had donated this bundle of gorgeous Paper Patterns!
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The winner will randomly be chosen on May 27th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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Week 6 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Block 3

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Welcome to Week 6 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be making 4 Block 3. These are the last blocks we will be making! I can’t believe how fast this quilt along is going. I’m loving seeing all your beautiful blocks!!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 13th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 6 – making Block 3!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 6 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of ALL of your BLOCK 3s in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

Fran from Cotton + Joy has donated a PDF copy of her gorgeous Prairie Tracks Quilt Pattern! Go check out all of her beautiful patterns!

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The winner will randomly be chosen on May 20th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 5 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Block 2

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Welcome to Week 5 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! I can’t believe how fast this quilt along is going! I’m loving seeing all of your pretty blocks!

This week will be making 4 of Block 2. Since all of our half square triangles are already finished, these blocks will go together fairly quickly!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 6th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 5 – making Block 2!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 5 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of all 4 of your BLOCK 2s in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s prize is this gorgeous bundle of Ivory Woods fabric by Amy Reber!
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Follow Amy Reber on FACEBOOK and/or Instagram!

The winner will be announced on May 13th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 4 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Block 1

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Welcome to Week 4 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will start making our blocks!! Yay!

We will be making 1 Block 1. This will give some in the quilt along time to catch up!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, April 29th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 4 – making Block 1!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 4 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of your BLOCK 1 in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s prize is a Pattern bundle by Julie Burton of Running Stitch Quilts
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The winner will randomly be chosen on May 6th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 3 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Flying Geese

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Welcome to Week 3 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be making ALL of the flying geese units needed for our quilts.

You can feel free to make your flying geese units with the method you prefer. The pattern comes with instructions to make them with the 4 at 1 time no waste method. I love this method because it is so quick! If you have never used this method before, you may want to try it out on some practice scrap fabric.

When I started out quilting, I was very nervous about make the Flying Geese unit, so I would opt to use two half square triangles and sew them together instead.
The benefit to using a Flying Geese, is that you don’t have a seam down the middle of your pretty fabric! Less seams equals less sewing! Each time you make them they get easier and easier.
Tips for making 4 at 1 time flying geese:
* Go slow when sewing for accurate seams
*Use an accurate scant 1/4 inch seam
* Make sure to read ALL the instructions and look at the diagrams closely
* Finger press your seams open before using your iron, making sure the seam is a straight as possible.
* Press seams without steam if possible (Dry iron)
* When Pressing, press down with out motion. Moving your iron around a lot can distort your flying geese

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, April 22nd at 10 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 3 – making our flying geese units!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 3 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of all your flying geese in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

Stash Fabrics is donating a mystery bundle of Kona Cotton
AND You can save 10% on your next order with the coupon: WELCOMETOSTASH
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The winner will be chosen randomly and will be announced on April 29th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 2 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Half Square Triangles

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Welcome to Week 2 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be making ALL of the half square triangles needed for our quilts.

You can feel free to make your half square triangles with the method you prefer. The pattern comes with instructions to make them two at a time. They end up being slightly larger than needed so you can trim them so they will be perfect squares.

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, April 15th at 10 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 2 – making our half square triangles!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 2 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of all your half square triangles in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This weeks prize is a fat quarter bundle from my stash!
The winner will be chosen randomly and will be announced on April 22nd!

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Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 1 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Cutting our Fabric

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WEEK 1 – Cutting our Fabric

Welcome to WEEK 1 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be cutting out all of our pieces! You can stay organized by labeling your pieces. I usually write the color and size on a little piece of paper and pin it to the fabric stack. You could also use label stickers!

I don’t pre-wash my fabric. But if you want to that is totally fine. Make sure you have purchased a little extra fabric to account for fabric shrinkage and any fraying.

Make sure to iron out any wrinkles before you start cutting your fabric.

A sharp rotary blade, cutting mat and 6 x 24 inch ruler are very helpful when cutting.

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 25% OFF thru April 7th (The quilt along start date). After April 7th, the quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

What size is the quilt?
You get to choose what size you want to make! This is an expanding size quilt, so the bigger the quilt the bigger the blocks! It comes in a Baby, Toddler, Throw, Large Throw, Queen and King size.

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your progress photos or you can post your progress photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
You will need to post a photo with that current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post your photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 1 GIVEAWAY!!!

To enter this weeks giveaway, make sure to post a photo in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL – Photo must be of your fabric all cut up!

This weeks prize is 4 of my Happy Cloud Creations Quilt patterns, your choice!
The winner will be announced on April 15th!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me tomorrow, April 8th at 10 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 1!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

I’m so excited to quilt along with you!

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

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KaBam Quilt Pattern

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You can grab a copy of the pattern here!!
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When I was first drawing up my KaBam Quilt Pattern I was trying to design an explosion from a comic book. So hence the name KaBam! I drew this up probably a year ago and was hoping to make a King size quilt eventually for my bed.

When I found out my sister in law was having a boy and the babies room was going to be star/galaxy/star wars theme. I thought this design would be perfect for his room! The parents said they liked the dark side. So for them it is a planet exploding from a Death Star. But I also think it looks like a huge star.

I went searching in the Stash Fabrics store to find the perfect fabrics.
Blue (Background) – Figo Fabrics – Shooting stars in Blue
Red – Gingiber –Blizzard in Berry
Red/Orange – Alison Glass – Cross stitch Tiger
Orange – Robert Kaufman Fabrics – Zest in Cedar
Dark Yellow – Dear Stella – Dash Flow in Amber
Bright Yellow –Dear Stella – Moonscape in Banana

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I wanted to pick an ombre of colors for the star/explosion.

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I used Warm and Plush cotton batting to make it a little more poofy. For the quilting I decided to outline the star/explosion. Then in the dead space I echoed the shape out every 1 3/4 inches. This gave the quilt great texture and a cool design in the dead space.

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For the backing fabric I found this super cute star fabric by P&B Textiles – Winter Lights Star Dot Blue/Navy Fabric

The binding is half of the Dark Yellow and half of the Bright yellow.

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I love how it turned out and was so happy to give this one to my new nephew.

This quilt pattern is great for the adventurous beginner to intermediate quilter. The pattern comes with labels to keep you organized!

The KaBam pattern comes in a Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen and King size!

You can grab a copy of the pattern here!!
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I hope you enjoy making this quilt! I can’t wait to see your versions! Make sure to tag me when you share them on social media!
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Scroll to the bottom to see the gorgeous quilts made by my testers!!

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

My throw size version!!
I found my fabrics at Stash Fabrics for this one too!
A – Net in Navy by Dear Stella
B – Sangria Kona Cotton
C – Moonscape in Cockatoo by Dear Stella
D – Nectarine Kona Cotton
E – Moonscape in Banana by Dear Stella
F – Royal Kona Cotton

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Check out some of the gorgeous quilts made by my quilt testers!!!

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