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Riley Blake Designs Blog Tour- Liberty Flower Show Spring

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Hi, Everyone!  Today is my turn on the Riley Blake Designs Blog Tour for Liberty Flower Show Spring.


Photo Credit: Riley Blake Designs
In case you didn't know, Riley Blake Designs is an official Liberty Fabrics distributor!  

Liberty Flower Show Spring is printed on Liberty cotton fabric.  This fabric is so gorgeous.  I always love their mishmash of flowers and how elegantly they work together in unison.

I wanted to try something new with this gorgeous fabric and I found such a fun pattern for it!!  This pattern is by Atkinson Design called Hexie Garden.  (You can find the pattern HERE)  It was a really neat pattern to make.  The construction was unlike anything I've made before and I really enjoyed sewing it.




For the top, I used: 
-Liberty Flower Show Spring (you can see this collection HERE)
-Confetti Cottons Petal Pink for the Background (SKU C120-PETALPINK)
-Confetti Cottons Riley White for the accent fabric (SKU C120-RILEYWHITE)

For the top, I used:
-Blossom on White All the Pink (…

Block of the Week- The Odette Quilt- Week 4

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Welcome to Week 4 of the Odette Quilt Block of the Week!

Here are the scheduled posts in this series.  If they have already been posted, they have links to them. If there are no links, that means they have posted yet.

Odette Schedule Odette Block of the Week Information Post Week 1- January 9th- Blocks 1 and 2 Week 2- January 16th- Blocks 3 and 4 Week 3- January 23rd- Blocks 5 and 6 Week 4- January 30th- Blocks 7 and 8 Week 5- February 6th- Blocks 9 and 10 Week 6- February 13th- Blocks 11 and 12 Week 7- February 20th- Blocks 13 and 14 Week 8- February 27th- Blocks 15 and 16 Week 9- March 5th- Blocks 17 and 18[ Week 10- March 12th- Blocks 19 and 20 Week 11- March 19th- Assembly

This week we are working on Blocks 7 and 8.  Let's go!



Odette Block 7



Download the templates for Block 7 HERE.  When you print the templates, make sure there is no scaling and that the 1" test blog actually measures 1".

NOTE: When I make dresden petals and dresden centers, I use no-melt mylar template.  The instru…

Block of the Week- The Odette Quilt- Week 3

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Welcome to Week 3 of the Odette Quilt Block of the Week!

Here are the scheduled posts in this series.  If they have already been posted, they have links to them. If there are no links, that means they have posted yet.

Odette Schedule Odette Block of the Week Information Post Week 1- January 9th- Blocks 1 and 2 Week 2- January 16th- Blocks 3 and 4 Week 3- January 23rd- Blocks 5 and 6 Week 4- January 30th- Blocks 7 and 8 Week 5- February 6th- Blocks 9 and 10 Week 6- February 13th- Blocks 11 and 12 Week 7- February 20th- Blocks 13 and 14 Week 8- February 27th- Blocks 15 and 16 Week 9- March 5th- Blocks 17 and 18[ Week 10- March 12th- Blocks 19 and 20 Week 11- March 19th- Assembly

This week we are working on Blocks 5 and 6.  Let's go!



Odette Block 5



From the Yellow, cut:      -1- 5 1/2” square, cut on both diagonals to yield 4 triangles
From the Navy Floral, cut:      -2- 5 1/2” squares, each cut on both diagonals to yield 8 triangles
From the Gray, cut:      -2- 5” squares
From the White Background, c…

Janome Maker

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Hi, Everyone!  I have some exciting news to share today- I have joined the Janome Maker team!



The Janome Maker team is a group of incredibly talents sewists who share about their sewing experiences with Janome machines.  I am excited and honored to join them this year!  You can read about me and the other Janome Makers- HERE.

This year, I'll be sewing on a Janome Memory Craft 6700P.  This is what it looks like-



You can read all about the features of this sewing machine HERE.
I'm currently getting to know all about this sewing machine and I'll be sharing about it as I learn the features and sew with it.



Talk to you soon,

Jessica