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Experiencing a world of creativity and filling my blank pages one day at a time.

Welcome to the new From Blank Pages blog. A casual setting to share my creative experiences and experiments.

The name, From Blank Pages, has everything to do with the journey of fresh starts, discovery, exploration, gathering inspiration, creativity, the process of trial and error, and collecting the best of what life presents.

Like a book full of blank pages, I am intrigued to watch with you how these pages unfold and what exactly they will reveal. But even more than that, I am thrilled to be the one to fill them.

So grab your favorite fruit (or other healthy-ish snack), a tall glass of water (or whatever you want to drink – I’m just trying to portray a refreshing feel), and sit back and relax. Mwah!

The FBP Difference

Why are From Blank Pages patterns different than other patterns, you ask??? Sure, a quilt pattern is in the end just another quilt pattern. I mean, can they really be all that different?! Well, if you’ve used quilt patterns from a variety of designers, you have probably noticed that they all have their differences. Some are simple and couldn’t include any less detail than they do – leaving you lost and confused. Some are cumbersome and overwhelming, so you don’t even start at all. Some have features you’ve come to love and some you find easy to use and have basically everything you need. At From Blank Pages, our passion is to make sure that you have everything you need before you start quilting. We work hard to set you up for a successful and stress-free experience. Our patterns are packed with instructions, tips, diagrams and tools to give you the support you need in order to focus on your creativity and the steps of quilting that you love for a refreshing and enjoyable experience! Why is this such a big deal?? Because if you’ve ever bought a lemon of a pattern, you know how frustrating it is to cut your fabric and start a project, just to have nothing work the way it should. Walking away from your project with frustration and exhaustion and another addition to your neglected WIP pile. If quilting is our hobby and our love, then it needs to be a positive and rejuvenating experience. And that’s

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Pattern Tips: Star Gazing

I LOVE helping you be successful with my patterns! Here you’ll find tips that I have found useful when completing the Star Gazing pattern! Click here to see the list of all the patterns I have tips for! Joining Sections In this video I share some simple tips on how to align the “half square triangle” sections to complete the 1/4 squares of the block. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHOmBV4js_E

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Pattern Tips

Hi! Welcome to my new favorite section of my shop: Pattern Tips!! Here you’ll find a broad collection of tips and pattern helps to help you as you use all of the From Blank Pages patterns. With tips ranging from assembly, to piecing, to quilting and everything in between… I don’t actually know what all I’ll include here. But as I discover tips that help me I will share them here so they can help you too. These videos and tips will NOT be glamorous. Expect home-made quick videos that focus on content that will help you be successful with your quilt blocks. I’ll be making them and uploading them as I go, spending less time on editing and beautifying, and focusing more on getting you the info that you need. Simply click on the pattern your working on and start watching away! If your pattern isn’t listed here, that means I don’t have any videos up for it. If you have specific questions, or would like tips on a certain section – shoot me a line! And I’ll get working on a video for you right away! Patterns: Star Gazing

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Blog Archives

Experiencing a world of creativity and filling my blank pages one day at a time. Welcome to the From Blank Pages blog. A casual setting to share my creative experiences and experiments. The name, From Blank Pages, has everything to do with the journey of fresh starts, discovery, exploration, gathering inspiration, creativity, the process of trial and error, and collecting the best of what life presents. Like a book full of blank pages, I am intrigued to watch with you how these pages unfold and what exactly they will reveal. But more than that, I am thrilled to be the one to fill them. So grab your favorite fruit (or other healthy-ish snack), a tall glass of water (or whatever you want to drink – I’m just trying to portray a refreshing feel), and sit back, relax, and read on. Mwah! Categories Simply Blogging News Pattern Updates Tutorials Sewing Posts by Date 2019 2018 2017

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News

Here’s the best place to find all the best resources in one spot. I’ll add events, updates and the latest news here. Check back often so you don’t miss anything! Best Resources… WelcomeKnow Your Pattern!TutorialsBlogPattern UpdatesQuilting RewardsFind MeTeaching Events What’s Going On… 2019 Friday Oct 25th May 20 – Sept May 13th-19th Speaking, Introduction to From Blank Pages patterns and The Creative Power of Quilting, MQA Fall Gathering (Hattiesburg, MS) Home Lovin QAL Birthday Celebration –  Read more HERE! 2018 Thursday Sept 27th April 30th – May 6th Locked in Spots Paper Piecing, class, Quilters Eden Quilt Shop (East Grand Forks, ND), 6-9 pm Birthday Celebration, Grab Sales HERE! 2017 Saturday Oct 21st Saturday Nov 4th Lecture, Quilting on the Red Quilt Show (Grand Forks, ND), 11:00 am Paper Piecing Demo, North Star Quilt Guild (Grand Forks, ND) 1:15 pm Rise Above Quilt Along! On the Blog… Read All Posts

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