Category Archives: Blogging

Blue for the Bride to Be Quilt

I made this quilt for my daughter’s bridal shower gift a few month ago. She’s getting married at the end of September and I have another surprise for her so I thought I should share this one before I have … Continue reading

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Little Cowboy Quilt

Happy Independence Day in the USA! I’m celebrating our western themed annual local Frontier Days in my hometown with this Little Cowboy quilt. It’s made using a panel of batik like images related to the Old West. Each little motif … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue Charity Quilt

Have you ever had clothing that you just could not part with? The fabric just begging to be kept and eventually made into something else? This little lap quilt is made from pieces of dresses and shirts that I just … Continue reading

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New Brand Name!

SEAM QUEEN seamqueen.blog I have changed my domain name to something more sewing related. Zibergirl has matured and perfected her skills. Seamqueen.blog is my new name! Stay tuned for more quilts and other sewing related activities, including alterations!  

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St Kitts Island Quilt

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary on a cruise in the Caribbean. One of my favorite tours was on the island of St Kitts which is known for its batiks made on the island since the seventies. Caribelle Batiks is … Continue reading

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My First Bargello Quilt

Attracted to the complex design of the Bargello quilt pattern, I did some research to find out how to put this seemingly complex quilt together. I learned that the original Bargello design is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat … Continue reading

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Maya’s Quilt

I made this quilt as a gift for my oldest granddaughter and gave it to her on her 19th birthday. My daughter, pieced this simple rail fence top together when she was in high school, but never finished it. It … Continue reading

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Little Birds and Spring Lake

It’s finished! My new quilt is on the bed! It’s been a laborious but enjoyable project that I’ve been working on for several months. After the holidays, I pulled it out again and set up my machine for free-motion quilting, enlarged … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Quilt

You could say patriotic or you could say red, white, and blue with a few apples and tomatoes tossed in. This was the fabric I chose from the donated fabric given to our local quilting club. The purpose and intention of the fabric … Continue reading

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Turquoise Treasure Pin Up Dress

What Pattern did you use? I used  Patterns by Gertie for Butterick  _ 5953. It is a fitted vintage inspired wrap dress with front bands, and a slightly shaped right front. The left front crosses underneath the right and ties to the side seam. There … Continue reading

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