Daisy quilt pattern by Sharon McConnell, modern dresden scrappy bright quilt
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Daisy Quilt, Finished Quilts, Quilting Interest

A Finish! the Bright Daisy

Sometimes it seems like I have a million projects going and nothing is getting done. That's why it feels especially great when I get to a point where stars align and things come together. This week is one of those times: some finished quilts and new patterns getting done, ready for Quilt Market and to share with you! One of my goals this spring is to have the print pattern of Daisy available so that shops can carry it (it is also available as a pdf file, Here). I made a new, brighter version of the pattern for the cover. This...

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Aviatrix medallion quilt by Sharon McConnell
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Aviatrix Medallion Quilt, Finished Quilts, Quilting Interest

Finished it! Aviatrix Medallion

It's Friday! I am so happy to finally have my Aviatrix Medallion quilt finished. If you have been reading here for a while, you know I spent a ton of time last year working my through all the borders on this. I had lots of fun along the way, adapting the pattern and adding some of my own personal touches. The original pattern is by Elizabeth Hartman. Do you see the birds in the center star piecing? This is such a pretty block, a classic called Dove in the Window. I wanted my center to be larger than the original, so...

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treasure map quilt by sharon mcconnell, modern patchwork cross block with bright colors
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Finished Quilts

“Treasure” finds new home

This is the original quilt I made for my "treasure map" pattern at the first of this year. It is made with fabrics from "Mod Century" fabric designed by Jenn Ski for Moda. I am very proud and flattered that Jenn Ski herself has purchased this quilt for her collection! wow. Cleo and I took it to the park today for a photo shoot before we mail it off tomorrow. One of my favorite parts of this quilt is the quilting...sashiko style in black thread in criss-cross pattern around the "x" shapes. Cleo, my pup It feels a bit strange to let it go....

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