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Lyn Brown's Quilting Blog Hello! Thanks for stopping by Lyn Brown's Quilting Blog. I'm a quilting teacher who loves to share the world of quilting with others. This blog is for sharing free quilt patterns, ideas, instruction and inspiration. Take a look around and don't forget to leave comments and questions!

05 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

My Central Coast Trip

I had a wonderful time recently visiting two guilds on the Central Coast of California. With the easy friendliness of the people, the beauty of their quilts and the stunning countryside, I was completely charmed during my stay.

01 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: South Carolina

Just a note:  There will be no States Of Modern Block posted next Thursday.  I will be at a quilt retreat.  Keep your eye here though, as I will try to post from a quilt shop or two! This week we visit gorgeous South Carolina.  Since Francisco Gordillo first landed on its shores in 1521, […]

22 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: Rhode Island

Rhode Island may be our union’s smallest state, but it’s big on beauty, coastline, friendly people and history. Known as the Ocean State, Rhode Island has lots of coastline and fabulous ocean views. I visited the state right after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and was still utterly charmed by its loveliness. From its bustling […]

17 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania!  Philadelphia is the City of Brotherly Love (or just Philly!).  Pittsburgh is the Steel City.  Just these two cities are home to nearly 2 million people!  And for quilters Pennsylvania has Amish country: Farms and silos, horses and buggys and QUILTS!

10 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: Oregon

Oregon is just north of my home state of California.  Home of the Cascade Mountains, the Bend River and the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show!  The show began when founder, Jean Wells Keenan, hung a dozen quilts made by her students outside her quilt shop on a Saturday in July.  A few more ladies brought their […]

03 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: Oklahoma, The Sooner State

In 1889, the United States opened the  Indian Territory to settlers. Thousands of people lined up on the border and, when the signal was given, they raced into the territory to claim their land. Some people went in early to claim their land. They became known as Sooners.

31 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Solitaire Mystery: Final Clue

Spoiler alert! Today we reveal the Solitaire Mystery solution. Do not download this final clue until you have completed the previous four clues.

27 August 2015 ~ 1 Comment

The States Of Modern: Ohio

Yes, that’s right.  I’ve skipped North Dakota.  You’ll see why in a few weeks. This week’s block is beautiful Ohio.  The name, Ohio, comes from the Iroquois word, Ohi-yo, meaning great river.  Ohio as a US state was part of the Northwest Territory.  Its nickname, The Buckeye State, comes from the many Buckeye Trees that […]

24 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

2015 Solitaire Mystery Quilt – Clue 4

Hooray! We are almost done.  I told you this Mystery would be quick and easy! Clue 4 is the trickiest of the batch but still pretty simple…

21 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Quilters By the Sea Workshop Pre-Cutting

I had a wonderful time at Quilters By the Sea last night.  It was great to see old friends and make some new friends at this active and productive Guild! I failed to announce the pre-cutting sheet for the Strippy Stars workshop on Saturday at the meeting last night.

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