Monthly Archives: November 2007

The One That Got Away

Last night was art quilt group.  We all brought in our circle projects and passed them around.  Most of the quilts were journal size or a little larger and had lots of decorative stitching.  My favorite project was a piece … Continue reading

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The “A” Word

There’s not much fabric painting going on around here lately.  This time of year it’s hard to find time to take a breath, relax, and do things we enjoy.  I usually lose my sewing room/guest bedroom to actual guests during … Continue reading

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Pleasant Distractions

Today is the last of four days off from work.  In all that time you’d think I would have quilted up a storm.  Instead, I spent precious little time in the sewing room. Maybe it was because I was distracted … Continue reading

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Yesterday was a holiday here in the US intended to be a time to give thanks.  We don’t make it a big family event anymore.  My family is scattered across the country.  Most of my husband’s family is within driving … Continue reading

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Quite a Spread

I spread out all the strippy blocks tonight to see how they play together.  There are almost enough blocks for a twin size quilt or half of what’s needed for a full size quilt.     I’ve used about half … Continue reading

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It's Here!

  “Mastering the Art of McTavishing” finally came in at the library.  I picked it up on my way home from work, but haven’t had a chance to look at it or play at the machine.  The top is ready … Continue reading

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Four Inches Short

About six weeks ago I shopped for border fabrics at a local quilt shop.  I bought two pieces of fabric, one that has already been used to border a quilt (fabric on left) and one that hasn’t (fabric on right).  The finished … Continue reading

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Creative Minds

Someone said to me the other day, “I’m just not creative.”  Shame on her!  Of course she is creative.  Life itself is an act of creative self-expression.  How can any person living their life NOT be creative?   The saddest … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer

I forgot my camera on quilt group workday, but I remembered it last night for the November meeting.  Here are pictures of two of the quilts going to the Christmas Cheer program.   The group is donating a total of … Continue reading

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Round Robin Update

First, my apologies to everyone that reads as I had some kind of mix-up with the posts.  I THOUGHT I was posting every other day, but a whole week’s worth didn’t make it to the blog.  I have corrected the … Continue reading

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