All posts by Sherri Osborn

Flying Home Quilt

More Quick Rotary Cutter QuiltsAfter I made my first quilt, I was hooked. Piecing and quilting was not as difficult as I thought it would be. I then went on a quest for a pattern to make for my second quilt. That is when I ran across a book titled More Quick Rotary Cutter Quilts (For the Love of Quilting) (affiliate link – this book is out of print but you may be able to find it at the link provided).

I bought it because so many of the fun quilts in this book appealed to me. I was still a newbie to quilting so I had no idea that many of the quilts in this book are for a more experienced quilter. When I bought the book, I figured they would be easy quilts because they are labeled as “Quick”…  Well, you know what happens when you assume!
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Simple Rail Fence – My First Quilt

I figured since I am giving Hidden Treasure Crafts a new beginning, I would start talking about my quilts from the beginning. This is the first quilt I made (in 2002).

Simple Rail Fence - My First Quilt

Considering I am now designing my own quilt patterns, I can’t believe I was so nervous to make this simple rail fence quilt.  In my defense, as far as I am concerned, I think most finished quilts look anything but simple.  I think that is one of the things I now love about quilting — how you can get such complex looking designs usually by making simple, straight stitched and cuts.
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