Flying Kites quilt kit with charm squares fabric by Moda
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Finished Quilts, Quilting Interest, Reflections Quilt

Quick and Sweet: Charm Quilts

In the old days, a charm quilt was one in which there was no fabric used in more than one block. Think of the old Postage Stamp pattern quilts, all those tiny squares, often hand-sewn together from bits and pieces of clothing, feedsacks and fabric scraps. I love the idea of a charm quilt, especially the concept of using the maximum variety of fabrics in a single quilt. Today, with modern quilting fabrics, many companies offer "charm packs" consisting of small cuts of an entire collection of fabrics. The packs can be 10" squares, 5" squares, or 2 1/2" squares,...

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Hula Girl modern ring patchwork quilt
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Quilting Pattern Updates

Thank you all for the complimentary comments on my finished Gossamer quilt! I hope you are feeling as inspired as I am by the beautiful spring colors and welcome appearance of the sunshine. If you have purchased a pdf pattern from my shop on Craftsy (or here on my site), you may have received notification that I have updated my pattern files. Don't worry if you have already downloaded and printed your patterns, or even started sewing. There have been no changes to the patterns themselves as far as measurements or instructions. The pattern updates include user goodies like live links...

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