Love of Quilting

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A longarm frame! I squeezed a half-dozen full-size quilts through the tiny throat of my sewing machine to quilt them before I realized I would need at least a dozen lifetimes to get all my quilts done if I had to do them all that way, and hand quilting would require an eternity for me!

I hated having to baste my quilts, and forcing all that fabric through that little opening made it very hard to make smooth, graceful designs. So I took a leap and bought an APQS longarm. Soon I was able to quickly finish all of my quilts,

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Let‘s Begin
FINISHED SIZE: 72" x 84" FINISHED BLOCKS: 30 (12") blocks Fabric yardage assumes 40" usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noted. ► 1¼ yards black print for blocks ► ⅞ yard each light green print and light blue print for blocks ► ½ yard e
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About This Design
Designer Jenny Kae Parks based her design on Liz’s Patchwork, a fan favorite by our founding editor Liz Porter. For Patchwork Remix she doubled the size of some of the blocks—from nine inches to eighteen inches—replacing four regular sized blocks wit
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Continuous Bias Strips
1. Cut a square large enough to make the bias size strip needed (see chart). Cut square in half diagonally. TIP: Pin the “top” and “bottom” outer edges to remember straight-of-grain in the next step. 2. Align raw, straight-of-grain edges with rig