(Mis)Adventures of The Trendy Little Geek

Gathering Supplies for the KIS Quilt, Dates, and Quilt Along Prizes!

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Gathering Supplies for the KIS Quilt, Dates, and Quilt Along Prizes!

Welcome all ye quilt-alongers to our first quilt along for the Keep It Simple quilt! I've gone over a bit of detail here about the general pattern and supplies, but today I'm going to talk a little bit more in depth about that, and also tell you some things I *don't* think you'll need for this, or any, quilt. First off, the basic refresher of the quilt you'll be making, in both the finished and floppy (as of now) versions:  The original quilt (my first quilt ever!) And the new member of the family, complete with another border because I...

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May Tip Jar Results, June Updates and News

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May Tip Jar Results, June Updates and News
May's Food Bank for New York donation total, and charity contributions for June's tip jar!

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New Designer! Meet our latest addition to the tribe, Giucy Giuce!

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New Designer! Meet our latest addition to the tribe, Giucy Giuce!
Sneak a peak at Giucy Giuce's newest Andover line, and meet the newest designer The Trendy Little Geek stocks!

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KIS Quilt Along First Steps! Part One!

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KIS Quilt Along First Steps! Part One!

Okay, so this post is going to get you ready, and hopefully somewhere *near* as excited as I am to start my KIS (Keep It Simple) quilt! For this quilt, you'll need: 9 Fat Quarters 40 2.5inxWOF strips  3/4 yd sashing 1.5yd to 2yds for wide border 1 yard for binding  2.5yd 108in Wideback for backing Queen Size batting I'm building some grace into these measurements for a few screw ups, because, let's face it, they happen. So if you're more experienced, you could get away with .5yd for sashing and about 3/4yd for binding and a yard and a...

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The Beginning of Summer- Key Lime Pie!

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The Beginning of Summer- Key Lime Pie!
Summer! The best Key Lime Pie recipe, and fun summer quilts!

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