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The Redwood Coast Quilt - Tester Quilts

A throw-sized Redwood Coast Quilt made my one of my testers, Farrah (@farrah.handmade)   About the Quilt Testers The Redwood Coast Quilt Pattern released last week! Getting this pattern out into the world would not have been possible without my amazing team of pattern testers. They made this quilt in all sizes and styles, and helped me troubleshoot and refine the pattern instructions. I think their makes are some of the BEST sewing inspiration. Scroll through to see what the Redwood Coast Quilt looks like in different sizes and fabrics.  I've linked to my testers' websites and social media when available. They're all great quilters and you might want to follow their journey!      Sandy  |  Thai Charm LLC  | Website...

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The Redwood Coast Quilt - Cover Quilt + Kits

  The Redwood Coast Quilt Pattern is now live in the shop!    About the Redwood Coast Quilt I couldn't be more excited to share this pattern with you! This is an Advanced Beginner pattern that is much easier to make than it looks. It features a classic element -- Delectable Mountains-- reimagined in a fresh, new way. The jagged "mountains" at the top and bottom of each block are created by slicing up HSTs and sewing them back together, which hugely cuts down on the amount of work it takes to make this quilt.  This pattern is fat eighth friendly, and takes one fat eighth per block. It'll also work with fat quarters, or 1/4 yard cuts.  Get the pattern - 20% off in the...

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Petal Points - The Cover Quilt

¬† I designed Petal Points to be a block-based pattern with a secondary design. I wanted the bold, sharp flowers to ‚Äúbloom‚ÄĚ out of the corners of the quilt blocks. ¬† I made the cover quilt for my sister, in a Twin size so she could use it in her dorm room.¬† ¬† ¬† The Twin size will work with either a regular Twin or a Twin XL mattress. The length falls somewhere between the standard comforter measurements for the two, for maximum flexibility.¬† ¬† ¬† This pattern comes in Baby, Throw, Twin, and Full/ Queen. ¬† ¬† The fabrics I used for the¬†quilt top are Studio E Peppered Cotton. I¬†used the colors Paprika 32, True Cheddar 36, Cinnamon Pink...

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What is a scant quarter inch seam?

Typically, when you piece a quilt, you'll use a quarter-inch seam allowance-- also known as a "quarter inch seam."  A seam allowance tells you how far away to sew from the edge of your fabric. A quarter-inch seam is a seam sewn-- you guessed it-- 1/4 inch away from the fabric edge.  So, what's a scant quarter inch seam?  A scant quarter inch seam is any seam with an allowance just under 1/4". There's no precise measurement here, and this term can mean slightly different things to different quilters. But the key is that you are always sewing a consistent seam, and that is somewhere under the standard 1/4" seam allowance.    A regular quarter inch seam is shown on the left,...

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Advanced Beginner Quilting Skills

An Advanced Beginner skill level assumes that you've made a couple of quilts before, and that you've mastered standard construction techniques. Want to make sure that you're ready to tackle a pattern? Each SCQ pattern contains a list of Required Skills. Find tutorials for "Advanced Beginner" skills below.  The list below will grow as the SCQ pattern library expands.   Advanced Beginner Tutorials Sewing with a scant 1/4" seam Trimming Half-Square Triangles Trimming Flying Geese    

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