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A Quilty Cannery

Bringing the best of the past into today

Welcome! It’s a pleasure to welcome you to this passion project of mine... chronicling a quarantine spent growing and preserving food and making quilts to keep the people I love warm and cozy up. Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn, or a seasoned professional exploring new ideas, A Quilty Cannery is here to inspire. Check out the latest posts below.

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A Linty Juki!

In January, I completed two entire quilt tops: the Tula Pink Mad Hatter's quilt, and and the Lockport Illusion quilt. Before the start...

Sewing Room - Decluttering Day 2

This week, I've been inspired by Karen Brown from Just Get It Done Quilts to begin the sewing room project I've been avoiding. She is...

Throw Back Thursday!

This week, it was finally time to take down the Christmas Quilt that was hanging in the front hallway. Normally, I put up either a...

Stacked Spools: Another Quilt is Done!

I finally made the time to put the binding on this Spools wallhanging that I started in 2022. This beautiful wallhanging (for the wall...

The First Quilting Project of 2023

Over the holidays, I was sewing and listening to a recent two- part podcast from the Quilter On Fire. In episodes 97 & 98, she was...

Introducing the Q-Zone Queen Frame!

In early December, I finally did it! I ordered a longarm quilting machine and frame. Because they were having a huge sale, I was told it...

The Quilts & Projects of 2022

A Year Spent in a Fabric Coma! Last year was a bit of a sewing production line for me! Here's a recap of what I believe are all of my...

2022 Quilting in Review

My temperature quilt is finished, and that means it's time for the year-end round of up my quilt and sewing projects, skills and tools. A...

Bossa Nova Block 6: The final block!

This is a very atypical color (well, series of colors) and pattern for me... and that might be why I am absolutely loving how it's...

Bossa Nova: Block 1

In this technique, you start with a 2.5" center square, and do 8 rounds of adding 1 3/4" strips of fabric in varying lengths to the four...

A Me and a Mini-me! (from the Archive)

I found a fun and simple design from Me and My Sister's Designs, and their fun and bright fabric (a favorite, that was always worth the...

An Irish Chain (From the Archives)

I absolutely love March, with St. Patrick's day and all the fun and green. I long for those days when the weather (in a warmer growing...

Blockheads 4 - Block 6

This week, the Moda Blockheads 6 pattern is "Spinning into Spring" By Lynne McCray. It's a relatively simple block with 8 Half Square...

A Mermaid's Tale - Table Topper

A quick wrap-up: I finally finished the 10-block foundation paper piecing table topper I started with fabric and foundation papers from...

2022: The Year of the Temperature Quilt

In January, I decided to do a temperature quilt. There were lots of examples online, but I decided to completely make up my own design. ...

Moda's Blockheads 4 (Week 5)

I've been trying to keep up on a weekly basis with Moda's 28 week, 36 block sew along! I haven't yet decided on a setting for the blocks,...

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