Monthly Archives: March 2009

Stash Report Week 13

I’ll get the stash report out of the way first.  I did good at the Quilt Patch sale yesterday and only purchased two fat quarters.  Will I ever see positive numbers this year?  I have three weeks to bust fabric … Continue reading

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Finding Joy in the Storm

Many people are having a tough time these days.  I can honestly say I don’t know anyone living a charmed life.  We all have unique challenges, whether they are health, finances, career, or family.  I saw a picture online today … Continue reading

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Baby Quilt

I’m back on the road today to take mom to a couple doctor appointments.  I didn’t want to make the trip twice in one week, but the appointments came together so easily I couldn’t pass them up.  I don’t have … Continue reading

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On the Road

I spent the weekend at mom’s house to celebrate her birthday and get a first-hand look at some health problems she’s having.  I had a sense of what I’d find when I got there, so no real surprises.  Sometimes you … Continue reading

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Applewood Farms BOM and Painting Inspiration

I printed out the instructions for month two and picked my fabrics in five minutes flat.  It definitely set a new fabric picking record for me.  My favorite fabric is the light, a splotchy blue, purple and white number.    … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting: Quilt Labels

Quilt labels are a great place to try out new paint colors and different stenciling or stamping techniques.  The small size makes for a limited time and material commitment.  If I hate it or mess it up I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Stash Report Weeks 10 and 11

I didn’t post a stash report last week because I had no activity to report.   This week I sewed all the happy blocks together using a quilt as you go technique.  I can see how the technique would work … Continue reading

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Good News

Back in January I posted about my son’s medical issues with a blood disorder that caused him to have extremely high triglyceride (trig) levels.  We began many lifestyle changes and started him on medicine that we had to discontinue after … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting: Layering Colors on Cheesecloth

Beth left a comment and asked what kind of paint I’m using.  I’m using Pebeo Setacolor and Lumiere fabric paints.  Maybe later I’ll try some inks, paintstiks, etc., but for now I’ll stick with paint.   I took another picture … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting: Cheesecloth

I decided weeks ago to use painted cheesecloth in the Jaen quilt. Then my Art Quilt Group chose working cheesecloth into a small project as the February assignment.  Yeah, I’m a little behind.  In my mind I want it to … Continue reading

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