Monthly Archives: August 2008

UFO Finish and Stash

I finished the fall round robin yesterday, which I renamed Ohio Autumn.  I can’t believe it took me six months to get it done.  I looked back and that’s when I started posting about this quilt.  I did make other … Continue reading

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Meant To Be

In the 1980s and 90s my dad made wooden items and sold them at craft shows.  As a retired cabinetmaker, woodworking provided a natural extension of his career into a hobby.  At the time, the country decorating trend was hot … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting for Kids

I’m still hand tacking the binding on the round robin.  I’m determined to get this project finished so I can add the totals to my stash report.   I’ve read several books this summer but decided to discontinue posting reviews … Continue reading

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The first thing my son asked for Sunday morning was home made pancakes for breakfast.  The second thing was if I could make him a gym bag.  For Monday.  Sure, I could make a gym bag for Monday.  I could … Continue reading

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M&Ms of Stashbusting

I stopped at the quilt shop today to pick up the golden threads paper.  I had four inches left when I finished quilting the fall round robin.  That’s as close as it gets!   While there I bought almost three … Continue reading

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Record Time

I finished appliquéing the Dresden plate block today, in just under three weeks!!  That beats my time on the last block by over eight months.  I use this quilt as a filler project, so I can laugh all I want … Continue reading

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The theme of August’s Take It Further Challenge is balance, as it relates to a person’s life.  I hadn’t planned to work on the August challenge yet since I’m still working on the June and July challenges.  Just when I … Continue reading

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Quilting Done

I finished the quilting on the fall round robin last night.  Today I’m working on the sleeve and the binding.  I’ll wait until next week when I finish the quilt to change the totals and post a picture.  I have to … Continue reading

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Changing Plans

EQ quilt design in hand, I started going through my stash looking for sashing and border fabric for the QOV.  As I laid out fabric, I got to thinking that the blocks looked too big to finish at nine inches.  … Continue reading

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Mystery Quilt

I went to the QOV meeting last night for the first time since May.  In June I had a conflict and in July I couldn’t find the energy to haul my sewing machine and all my supplies out for the … Continue reading

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