PomPom quilt by Sharon McConnell, Color Girl Quilts with the Classic curves Ruler and Tula pink fabrics
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Sew Impressive! Cute PomPom Quilts

Earlier this month, PomPoms, the newest pattern for the Classic Curves Ruler, was sent out into the world and I am so excited to show you a few examples of cute quilts started with it so far. PomPoms is easy as far as curved piecing goes. Despite its looks, the blocks are quick to sew up and a great shape for showing off pretty colors and fabrics. In my original PomPom quilt, I used Tula Pink dots and stripes in coordinating colors. This way, each block was half stripes and half polka dots in the same color. You could use...

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Whimsy Garden quilt. pattern sold by Color Girl Quilts
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All About You!

Swoon! Boy, do you guys know how to hit a home run with your sewing machines. This week I couldn't resist sharing some of the amazing projects that you all have been making with Color Girl patterns. These are so inspiring, you'll want to get right back to your sewing machine. The quilt above is a work in progress by Emily (@emcelebrates), who also happens to be my colorful sister. She is working on the Whimsy Garden quilt pattern with her Classic Curves Ruler. Em is pretty new to sewing curves, but she is totally rocking it! I love this...

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Polka Dot Bikini Quilt pattern by Color Girl Quilts
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Polka Dot Bikini…Quilts to Inspire

The double wedding ring quilt is arguably the most recognizable traditional quilt design. It's also one that many quilters aspire to sew. The Polka Dot Bikini quilt has that classic patchwork ring look, but with an exciting modern look. The new and improved pattern is now available for those who want to try this design, but are turned off by the tricky bias arcs, multiple templates and complex piecing of the traditional pattern. Here are some previously sewn Bikini quilts to give you some ideas for your own version of this perennial favorite. I love this version made by my...

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Saija's Aurora quilt, pattern by Color girl quilts
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All About You! Wahoo!

In 2018, I want to start a regular feature here and on my newsletter featuring projects made with my patterns and/or the Classic Curves Ruler...by YOU! I am super excited about this because I love seeing your work on Instagram and the emails you send. Keep them coming, I want to feature you! Last fall I taught a weekend workshop in Lakeside, Ohio. Sue got a great start on her Whimsy Garden quilt. I love that this pattern looks great in these muted colors and traditional prints. So different from my original Whimsy Garden, but just as pretty. This was the first...

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