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FQS National Quilting & Sewing Month

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The challenge by the Fat Quarter Shop was to make something you haven't made before. I decided I would reduce the size of the pattern from charm squares (5") to use Moda mini charms (2 1/2") and make a quilted pillow! 17" x 17" Fabric: Hubba Hubba, Me and My Sister Designs Moda Mini Charms Thread: My favorite - Aurifil White #2024 I always see beautiful quilted pillows everywhere but never made one. So happy I did because now I will be making them throughout the house! Free Pattern available Color of My Heart Quilt Pattern Daniar, Fat Quarter Shop, asks each blogger to answer a few questions. So, here goes! 1. How did you start quilting/sewing? I had always wanted to learn but had no one to teach me. Roughly about seven years ago, (I am lousy about time), I met a local quilt shop owner Michelle Hill who told me she would help me learn. From there I began looking for tutorial on the internet and reading books and trying new techniques. 2. When was