Something new: Matryoshka Quilt

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Oh boy. It’s been a while. I took a little hiatus while work got overwhelming and I learned a new skill.

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I’ve definitely learned something new!

 My mom is an incredible quilter. She has this giant, amazing sewing room that required the demolition of a wall and the construction of built-ins to house her stash, her machines, and everything else.

 But it’s never really been my thing.

 Until now, I guess.

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I fell in love with some fabric. Those little dolls by Riley Blake. A friend of mine was using them in some quilting projects, and when I saw them on Instagram, I HAD TO HAVE THEM. 

Mom suggested the Falling Charms pattern from Missouri Star to showcase the fabric. You’ll note that these charms fall the exact opposite way because I’m bad at following directions.

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And this backing. And the tag. I’m just in love with this.

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It’s not perfect by any stretch of the imagination. But I’m absolutely in love with it. And couldn’t wait to do it again.