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July 2014 That Alpine Quilt Group

Wow! What a fabulous trunk show last night at Quilt Group. You can't believe the talented people. I wanted to go home and quilt all night...I was so inspired by these fabulous designs, colors and intricacy of the beautiful art these women have created!!!


This quilt was made from scraps from some women in Ghana. This lady was serving a mission there and collected these scraps and made this Oh My Gosh Quilt! Isn't it amazing!!! The colors were spectacular. What a treasure!!!

This is another one of the ones she made from Yoyo's


This is a quilt Paula had been working on that was inspired by the trunk show for tonight given by Ann Lewis...as you will see her quilts are beautiful. I love the red and green combinations in this quilt.

A fun geometric block.

A pineapple quilt that was made from beautiful purple and green scraps.



This is the start of Ann Lewis' trunk show. 


                                                          I love this quilt!!!


Ann is crazy addicted to cu…

Reversible Quilted Cotton Child's Simple Smock

 Welcome to the Quilted Cotton Blog Hop Tour!!! For this fun project we used Riley Blake Designs Quilted Cotton! You can check out all the fun prints that are available here...




I invited my friend, Aniva Willoughby, to show us how she makes these super cute children's smocks. They can be made for a boy or girl depending on what colors you decide to use and how you want to embellish them. The smock will fit a toddler size 1-2.


Bias tape is one of the supplies needed. You can purchase bias tape in a package that contains 3 yards...  you will need 2 packages of EXTRA WIDE DOUBLE FOLD BIAS TAPE OR  you can make your own bias binding, in which case, you will need 5 1/2 yards. Pick a contrasting color in comparison to your fabric...it sure makes the project look cute!!!

Next, download the templates for the pattern pieces here.  They can be printed on 8 1/2" x 11" standard paper.


Be sure to line up the top and bottom of the front and back sections. Match the dots. Tape them tog…