Category Archives: Quilts

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Quilts for Sale is about to start its 12th year! We are celebrating with 2 firsts – next week’s Black Friday Sale (November 25th through the 27th) and the week after, our Cyber Monday Sale (November 28th through December 2nd)! Shopping online is quite convenient because you can “Skip the lines and shop from the …

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Kennel Quilts by Suzette Sims

Suzette Sims is a tester for The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM). She has tested the first 4 blocks in my montly BOM challenge which started with the January 2015 issue and will extend through December of this year. Suzette decided to use those first 4 BOMs to make Kennel Quilts.  She then donated them to a …

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Floral Blocks by Carol Ann Trullard

After posting the Rose of Sharon flower photos from our garden along with a Rose of Sharon block pattern to download, Carol Ann Trullard sent me photos of some of her floral blocks.  She used her Go Fabric Cutter to make these appliqués. Aren’t they lovely?  Thank you so much for sharing them, Carol. I know …

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1,000 Quilts!

Yesterday, we reached the grand number of 1,000 quilts listed, then surpassed it by day’s end! Do help us celebrate by telling everyone about Quilts for Sale‘s achievement and sharing it on Facebook, Twitter, and everywhere! The quilt that brought us to 1,000 is Silly Monkeys by quilter Selina Kuyp. Below are some closeups of …

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Quilts for Sale: Newly Revised and Eye Candy, Too!

You may already know that I have two websites that I designed and maintain. Maria Michaels Designs is my pattern design site that I created in 2002. Quilts for Sale is the second of my websites introduced in 2005. This one came about because it occurred to me that many quilters needed a venue to …

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This and That

My but this year has gone by quickly! Each year seems to come to an end more quickly than the year before. Before I know it, the rush of time will cause me to spin like a top! This has been another eventful year. Due to some chronic health problems, which are being taken care …

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Making a Baby Quilt – Step 3: Appliqué Block #3,4,5,6

This is one of three blocks I’ve just completed for the baby quilt I’m making using the great appliqué patterns in Kay’s book. Since the dog is a Scottie, I decided to use a plaid fabric for his bow. On all three of four, the outlines are only roughly cut at the moment. As mentioned …

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Making a Baby Quilt – Step 3: Appliqué Block #2

An entire month has gone by since I made the first block! Time passes much too quickly, but that’s not the reason for the delay. An August storm caused us problems which I’ve described in another section which will be filed under Miscellaneous. I didn’t do quite as well with this appliqué. It’s puffy instead …

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Making a Baby Quilt – Step 3: Appliqué Block #1

In between other projects, I have finally started on the quilt blocks from Kay’s book with her “Tulip Trio”. (I love tulips!) My challenge is to choose all of the fabrics from my stash and make them work together. I should really plan out the colour scheme ahead of time, but instead am “winging it” …

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100 Years of Anne of Green Gables

Early in 2008 I was pleasantly surprised to receive an invitation to enter a juried quilt show celebrating the100th year of the Anne of Green Gables stories by Lucy Maude Montgomery. There were two categories – 100 Years of Anne, and Kindred Spaces. For the Kindred Spaces category, quilts had to depict a scene from …

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