by Emma Thomas-McGinnis, artist & quilter
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PQ6:3 Orpan Blocks…for Bear

February 7th, 2015 | Posted by Emma in All | Challenges | Quilting - (3 Comments)
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Project Quilting Challenge 6:2 went by while I was going crazy trying to get my oldest son’s birthday quilt done. Now I’m so close to finishing it, I surely have time for a little break! Anyway, the challenge this week was “Orphan Blocks” and I had a cute little basket of happiness calling my name! Can you believe all these cute little quilt pieces were in homeless until now?! (more…)

Hooray for Project Quilting!

January 10th, 2015 | Posted by Emma in All | Challenges | Quilting - (2 Comments)
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Project Quilting Season 6, Challenge 1, I couldn’t resist!!! Yes, I have a huge project that I need to finish by a deadline, but that doesn’t stop me from dropping everything when I see a Project Quilting challenge posted!

So the Challenge theme = Trees. Easy peasy, I have tons of tree ideas, I love trees, trees are probably one of my favorite subjects to make art about…ever!  Trees, trees, trees!!! In Season 2, one of my all-time favorite pieces was Buttonwillow, with some 3D leaves that turned out really great.  So that was the idea I started with, I just wanted to make some more leaves. (more…)

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Hi!! Did you think I stopped blogging? Well, I sort of did, but I think I’m back…for the time being anyway! I was quilting less over the summer, and what I was working on, I didn’t think I had anything to say about. But here goes…

The Modern Quilt Guild Challenges just keep coming…and I’m glad they do!!! I love that they give me a great starting point to get my creativity flowing!

The most recent challenge that ended July 25, was to use a cute assortment of Michael Miller fabrics…Petal Pinwheels and Tile Pile, etc. (more…)