Author Archives: paws7281

May Do Good Stitches Blocks

I’m a bit behind. Things have been kind of emotional in my house lately, my husband is getting ready to go to Korea for a year with the army and let’s face it, that’s hard on everyone. I’m just not … Continue reading

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Laser Level Trimming Tutorial

Last week I posted a picture to Instagram of me trimming a quilt with my husband’s laser level. The idea came to me because I was thinking about Vicki from Orchid Owl Quilts using laser levels to block her quilts … Continue reading

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Long Arm Quilting – Stripper Quilt Finish

Stripper Quilt?!? What has Melissa been doing? I promise, I have only been quilting, not stripping. 3 years ago I was part of a fun group of quilters who called themselves Stripper Quilters because we each made block strips for … Continue reading

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Spring Blossoms Magazine Debut

My latest quilt pattern has been released! This beauty is called Spring Blossoms and is in the May 2016 issue of Make Modern Magazine, along with so many other gorgeous quilty projects. This was my secret project that I was … Continue reading

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Long Arm Quilting – Disappearing 9 Patch

When I first got Spike, a very good family friend sent me a quilt top she made for charity, complete with backing and batting. She said it was something I could practice on. I was so grateful for her trusting … Continue reading

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