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2013 and a new Quick Quilt blog

I now have a new blog with a name that coordinates with my website, facebook page, business name etc; please visit http://quickquilt.wordpress.com/ to see what we have planned for 2013. The 2010 quilts blog will no longer be updated. Now … Continue reading

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A1 Horizon with Intelliquilter computerised system and working on my sisters quilt

In March Tracy Browning visited with us to deliver two days of intensive training on how to use my new A1 Horizon with Intelliquilter computerised system.  It was a whirlwind if information sharing combined with tips and techniques that was simply amazing to someone … Continue reading

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My Mum takes Grand Champion with her first-ever quilt

What news!  My mother is a ‘beginner” quilter and has just won grand champion with her first quilt.  Does this mean she is no longer a beginner, LOL?  Her quilt is a simple scrappy 16 patch set on point and … Continue reading

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Desirees embroidered quilt

These photos don’t do this quilt justice.  The embroidery work is exquisitely detailed and vibrantly colourful.  Desiree obviously had some fun while she was working on this project, as it has a cheerful feel.  The quilting needed to be traditional, so … Continue reading

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Boys froggy quilt

This is a fun quilt!  It has frogs and puppies, and lots of interesting embroidery blocks to look at.  Kids quilt are going to get washed a lot of times, so the more threadwork I can give, the longer the … Continue reading

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visible threads and how to remove them from your quilt

Visible threads are the downside of a longarm quilters life.  No matter how carefully the maker presses and trims their quilt and how carefully we mount the top, backing and batting on our machines, there are always some threads that … Continue reading

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Quilted notebook workshop

After the workshop:  The notebook workshop was fun (of course) and really interesting to see everyones colour choices for their projects.  The Tiaro Country Crafters again helped with the important job of crash testing the instructions, and we invited three guests … Continue reading

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2011 Fraser Coast show quilts

  It has been a long time between blogs, so hope to make up for lost time over the next few weeks.  For those that followed the creation of the double wedding ring quilt, I entered it in the Fraser … Continue reading

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purple and green quilt as you go

My favourite colour combination just has to be purple and green; lime and royal purple.  I love this small quilt,  using the quilt-as-you-go technique made by Elaine.  I also love scrap quilts, and this one is a “planned” scrappy, the … Continue reading

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not your average grandmas fan

Debbie has made a really great quilt. The fresh blue colour scheme and crisp white on white, combined with perfect construction make this quilt a winner. Grandmas fan is a very traditional pattern and it deserved traditional quilting, plus a … Continue reading

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