Author Archives: Lori Baker

About Lori Baker

Lori is the creative editor at Quilters Newsletter.

It’s Super Sheep Is Done!

Somehow this weekend, between making three batches of cookies with some of the grandchildren on Saturday and then making three more batches of cookies with the help of my youngest son on Sunday afternoon, I finished a quilt. And I … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilts

Today, I want to show three of my Christmas quilts. None of these are quick projects but they are a part of the decorations at my house. Santa’s Workshop is machine embroidered with a couple of fun touches. Santa’s beard … Continue reading

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Quilt as Desired? Oh Dear!

I’m the person who made this quilt. So I get have to decide how to quilt it. “Quilt as desired.” Sometimes that phrase makes me a little nervous. I had a wonderful four days off for Thanksgiving. I had a … Continue reading

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To Do, to Do, What to Do????

This week, I finished a project for an upcoming issue of Quiltmaker. I’ll show you that quilt closer to the time when that pattern will be published. But as I was sewing, I was thinking of all the projects I … Continue reading

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Gone to Pieces

I’ve made several quilts this year that I am really proud of. Gone to Pieces is one of them. I designed the quilt but I had no intention of actually making the quilt. But when my design was selected to … Continue reading

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Photos of Quilts from International Quilt Festival 2016

International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas, is such a special time. I go to Quilt Market which immediately precedes Quilt Festival. All of the exhibits are in place so I get to see all the spectacular quilts but I don’t … Continue reading

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Finally, the September PIGS Project

As I promised, I want to tell you about my September PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) finish. I chose to work on this PIG because of its size, the amount of room it HOGGED in my sewing space. It’s an … Continue reading

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October PIGS

I finished my October PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) project this weekend. I know, I haven’t finished the September PIG but I’ll tell you about it next week. But first, let me tell you about the October PIGS project. We … Continue reading

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Oops! I’ve Done It Again!

We have standard language that we write into each and every pattern that has two or more different blocks. Our patterns say to use an accurate ¼” seam to make sure that all the parts of the quilt fit together. … Continue reading

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Quilts That Talk

I get to see lots and lots of wonderful quilts but even so, sometimes one just really catches my fancy. This quilt by Kathryn Simel is one of those. When this cute quilt came into the office, all of the … Continue reading

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