Monthly Archives: June 2008

Stash Checkpoint

How did June fly by so fast?  We’ve hit the stash busting challenge mid-point.  I’d love to have more stash busted (and more quilts finished), but overall I’m happy with my numbers.  If I end the year with 25 yards … Continue reading

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Enough Already!

The laws of nature have changed to include a new requirement that I always drive home in a downpour.  Today the rain came as I returned home from the grocery store.  As close as we can figure, we had four … Continue reading

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Everything But Sewing

We had a whirlwind couple of days.  My sister came into town on Tuesday for a two-day visit.  Since my sewing room doubles as the guest room, I don’t sew much when we have company.  I did, however, get out … Continue reading

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Class Day

I spent all day Saturday in Vikki Pignatelli’s class, “Putting Openings in Your Quilts”.  It was such a full day it’s hard to know where to begin.   Vikki packs so much information into her classes!  When I take a … Continue reading

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On the Show Floor

I got home yesterday evening after driving through torrential rains for a good hour.  The National Quilting Association put on another great show.  I didn’t hear one negative comment about the show, classes or lectures from anyone.  Even the vendors … Continue reading

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Show Time

I’m leaving today for the NQA show in Columbus, Ohio.  I’ll see the show today and tomorrow I have a class with Vikki Pignatelli called “Putting Openings in Your Quilts”.  I heard Vikki speak at a local guild meeting several … Continue reading

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Pins, Thread and Spray

I basted the May TIF challenge last night and wondered how other quilters baste their quilts.  I always pin baste, whether I’m machine quilting or hand quilting.  I thread basted a quilt once with horrible results.  That one experience turned … Continue reading

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Listening

I’m making progress on the May TIF challenge piece.  I’m compelled to work on this block every time I go into the sewing room.  Even when I plan to work on something else, I walk over and pick up this project … Continue reading

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Another Stash Report

The weeks pass too quickly!  How could it be time for another report already?   I didn’t buy or use any fabric this week.  I sewed another strippy block, but I used donated strips.  Other projects also moved forward, but … Continue reading

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Did She or Didn’t She?

I did!   I put together one side of the border on the round robin.    I sewed two more strippy blocks for quilt group.    The ladies have enjoyed making these blocks so much that they don’t want to … Continue reading

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