Author Archives: Susan Nelson

Fun&Done! News

Fun&Done! has a new owner!  Knowing that I was planning to retire, I found a new home for Fun&Done!.  Carrie Walker is an experienced Fun&Done! teacher and enthusiast who was looking to grow her quilting career.  She has lots of … Continue reading

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Folded Corner Clipper News!

I’m so happy to announce that the Folded Corner Clipper is now a member of the Creative Grids family!  It’s the same tool with a new home. I haven’t been very public yet about my plans for retirement.  My husband … Continue reading

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School Days

I thought I was done with back-to-school events since my youngest graduated from college last spring!  But she’s going on to graduate school, and for every new school year, she likes to have a new pencil case.  It all started … Continue reading

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Tropical Circus

I’ve been away too long!  But I’m still quilting like crazy, and in case you’re interested, here’s some of what I’ve been up to: Tropical Circus  is an original design, made by starting with the border fabric for color inspiration.  … Continue reading

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Chain Link Variations

Chain Link is another Fun&Done! quilt-as-you-go pattern that was released last spring.  This is the finished quilt: I wanted to play with some color variations to find some other interesting fabric choices for this design.  This is how my design looked … Continue reading

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Metro Medallion

My friend Joni has followed the Sew Kind of Wonderful blog, and purchased their Quick Curve Ruler.  She made a test quilt with their Metro Medallion design to see if she liked sewing the curved blocks, and has since gone … Continue reading

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Scrap Strategies

I would like to get better at picking fabrics for scrap projects.  Some people seem to have a natural gift for doing that, and I am not one of them.  Some of my scrap projects are successful, and others seem to … Continue reading

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