Author Archives: Susan Strong

About Susan Strong

My name is Susan and I am a quilter. (Sounds like the beginning of a 12-step program meeting!) I am also the wife of a very understanding husband, mother of two great adult children and Nana of two beautiful granddaughters. I have been quilting for more years than I am willing to mention. To say that I am obsessed with quilting is an understatement. I love fabric, colour and the whole creative process. There is nothing better than starting a new quilt ... but finishing is another story. I am, what you might call, easily distracted. Always seduced by new fabrics and ideas. And that would be the reason I have a cupboard full of quilt tops waiting to be finished. Someday.

Chevron Baby!

I love making baby quilts! A baby quilt is a great opportunity to try out a new block or technique without a huge time commitment. Or a chance to satisfy the need to use that fat quarter bundle or new … Continue reading

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And the Winner is …

Thanks to everyone who stopped by during the Classic Modern Quilts blog tour. And thank you for all your lovely comments. The Random Number Generator did it’s job this morning and the winner of a copy of the book and … Continue reading

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Classic Modern Quilts Blog Tour – Last Day

I am so excited to be hosting the final day of the Classic Modern Quilts Blog Tour. This whole experience has been such a rollercoaster ride from start to finish and I am so grateful for being included in this … Continue reading

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Classic Modern Quilts: Blog Tour

Be sure to check out the blog tour promoting our new book Classic Modern Quilts: 10 Quilts Inspired by Historical Kansas City Star Blocks. The tour runs from November 11th – 22nd and will feature one of the ten quilt … Continue reading

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Classic Modern Quilts

Look what arrived today. So I came home from work today and this was waiting for me! It’s a weird and wonderful feeling to see your work in print.

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Lucky Penny Pyramids

I often hear quilters saying that they aren’t very good at picking out fabrics for a quilt or they are unsure of their fabric choices. They don’t trust their own judgement and lack confidence in their decisions. If this describes … Continue reading

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How many sewing machines does one girl need?

In my first ever post I mentioned that I had just bought two new sewing machines. I know that sounds very decadent but I did get a really great deal on them. Really. My sewing machine history …. I bought … Continue reading

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