Posts in : February 2013 - Color Girl Quilts by Sharon McConnell

  • Feb
    26

    X-O hugs and kisses for a quilt!


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    I enjoyed your comments on the new Treasure Map quilt! so many ideas: reproductions, red/turquoise, all solids…they would be great! I sent a little surprise to three readers: Patty Sue  Carroll, we will all wait to see what you create!! Here are a couple of other examples. My mom made the one with white background […]

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  • Feb
    23

    Treasure Map Quilt


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    I have a new pattern to introduce to you! (and I will give some away, too)  I have finished the Treasure Map quilt and pattern, and now have it in my shop. This design is perfect for using either a layer cake or fat eight bundle (I used the fabric collection “Mod Century” from Moda) […]

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  • Feb
    20

    Indoor Voice, Please


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    I have noticed a growing popularity of “low volume” quilts, or “indoor voices”, using a monochromatic palette of light value fabrics. I am loving them!Awhile back I showed you when my mom was cutting out low volume hexagons for a new project, here is a little progress on that, Look closely at how cute these […]

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  • Feb
    18

    Putting it together: Mariner’s compass


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    I slacked a bit on my monthly compass block in January. I made the components but didn’t assemble the block due to that fact that I used if for my class, then set it aside in my frenzy to work on other things.I now have six compasses completed: the first five (August through December)  I […]

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  • Feb
    13

    Merry-Going-Around


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    I was really thrilled last week when one of the ladies who attended my Merry-go-round class back in October sent me pictures of her mini-quilt and one of the others’ finished top! Amanda’s Quilt top Carol’s mini Merry it is so fun to see what others have created with my quilt designs!! I really hope […]

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  • Feb
    07

    My kind of vacation!


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    Yep, I did it. This is the scene in my hotel room this morning. I brought my featherweight and a quilting project to work on while the boys are skiing!!We arrived in Breckinridge, Colorado, on Tuesday and it is beautiful! The sun is actually shining! I didn’t realize how gray and dreary it is in […]

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  • Feb
    05

    Happy Monday..pattern winners!


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    Thanks for all the sweet comments about my new pattern, “Jewel Box”, the winners of the patterns are….. EileenCathyAlison yahoo! I really hope you all use the pattern and come back and show us your handiwork!Cathy, your pattern is on its way. Eileen and Alison, be sure and e-mail me so that I can send […]

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  • Feb
    03

    More Booty, Please!


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    I have shown you pictures of quilts my mom has made, but today I want to share a cutie by my sister. Check out her blog at mcelebrates.blogspot.com and see her treasure map quilt, inspired by mine that I showed you last week and a subsequent comment on that post. Cindyofthevortex wrote about my quilt last […]

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  • Feb
    01

    A New Pattern Could be Yours!


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    Hi, Everyone!Thank you so much for the positive comments about my “treasure map” quilt on the last post. I was really surprised and pleased that some of you like it! I am hoping to work on the quilting this weekend, then get it bound and publish the pattern for you. But…today I do have a […]

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