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I now have a website at All future updates will be at the new website. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
I am thrilled to share with you something I've been working on the last few weeks. Go check out my new website! All future blog posts will be posted at the new website - just click the "blog" button in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Yes, the pattern/directions for this quilt is in my book, Every Last Piece. I hope this helps. Lynn
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2017 on Finishing Up an Old Project at Lynn Carson Harris
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You know I have a love affair with Art Gallery knits so I jumped at the chance to sew with Sharon Hollands new Bountiful line. The teal print is perfect for me and I was happy to finally try the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Here's the finished quilt, Fractured, from the previous post. The blocks are string pieced 5'' finished squares. The "liberated" straight lines in the blocks were achieved by making straight line spirals over four blocks at a time. I've made a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
The last week or two I've been working with these beautiful Oakshott cottons. This commission piece uses the Lakes collection, the Ruby Reds collection and the two greys in the Scandinavian collection. I wanted short sections of straight line quilting.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
My parents bought me my first sewing machine, a portable singer, back when I was in high school. Years later, in 1989, my husband surprised me on my birthday with a BERNINA 1230. He even called my boss and arranged... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
When I was growing up, my sisters and I stayed several weeks with my grandparents each summer. My grandmother kept this quilt spread out in the back of her station wagon where my sisters and I would all three ride... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
I started this little quilt last summer. It's a fun variation of a log cabin. The blocks are made in an improvisational or intuitive way that I teach in my intuitive log cabin class. I love the way some of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners! US winner- Stacy Martin International winners - Carol Andrews from Canada and Katlijn Lecluyse from Belgium. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Today marks the one year anniversary of the start of The Splendid Sampler sew along. I don't know about you, but I was not able to keep stitching my blocks as they came out. I am eager to get my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Hi, welcome to my space. I'm happy to be sharing my Fleur de Lei block with you. I love all types of hand sewing and needlework, especially needleturn applique. It's the perfect project to keep tucked away in a bag... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
I am pleased to announce that I'll be teaching at AQS Quilt Week in Paducah this spring! I have SIX classes on the schedule. I hope to see you there!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a diagnosable medical disorder that some people develop after experiencing a dangerous event, like a natural disaster or violent attack, or living through a sustained trauma, like an abusive relationship. People with PTSD... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Remember back in October when I went to Wisconsin to film an episode of Sewing with Nancy? That episode went live last week. Read more on the Nancy Zieman blog. You can currently watch the show on the Wisconsin Public... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Miss P and I love to do needlework and I have long enjoyed embroidery but lately have gotten in a rut of just using a handful of stitches such as backstitch, outline stitch, lazy daisy, and the french knot. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at Lynn Carson Harris
Miss P and I again pooled our efforts and made an advent tree for her brother. This one is very similar to the one we made for D last year. Again, P made the plan and sewed the green parts.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris
I just realized that I never shared my quilt, Stardust, with you. That's a little funny because it is the quilt on the cover of Every Last Piece! I started making the little two inch stars in this quilt back... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris
I'm headed to Wisconsin this week to tape a show with Nancy Zieman and then to a workshop with Gwen Marston on Madeline Island. When I return, things should be a little calmer around here and I can settle in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris
Gwen Marston's latest book, A Common Thread, is one I've been wanting for YEARS. It is full of beautiful photographs of beautiful quilts. I also think it has the perfect title, A Common Thread. The book shows Gwen's varied quilt... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris
I've been enjoying playing with my solid scraps the last few weeks. This quilt was a fun exercise that used up the scraps from last summer's Lucky Strike quilt. I love the soft look of this beachy color palette my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris
I have been plugging along on my projects here between our family summer activities. This binding on this little quilt is almost finished and I've started quilting the liberated log cabin that I made a couple of weeks ago. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris
We are back from a week up north. We were completely "unplugged" with no electricity, internet, phones etc. Drummond Island is definitely a place I'd like visit again. It was so peaceful. I am having a hard time getting back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at Lynn Carson Harris