Monthly Archives: August 2009

Stash Report Week 35

I used a quarter yard of fabric for the binding on the I Believe panel.  I didn’t buy anything last week, but I’m thinking about it (never a good sign).   I drafted a pattern to use these charm squares … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Beds

Here’s the finished butterfly stencil.                  His head’s a little bigger and his bottom a little wider, but the brown halo doesn’t show.   I also finished the binding on my son’s quilt.                It crinkled … Continue reading

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Stenciled Journal

When my Art Quilt Group decided to make journal covers as the July challenge, I envisioned endless possibilities. After making one and letting the second one drag out through the whole month, I decided I do not like making them.  … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday

What’s on my design wall?                  From left to right:  the mostly quilted I Believe panel, the sorely neglected Dresden plate block, and a mock up of a block using the Woodland Blooms charms sent to me by … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 34

I didn’t buy any fabric, even though one of the quilt shops had a sale today.  I didn’t need anything, so I stayed home.   I made another little bag with a few twists.  I boxed the bottom using a … Continue reading

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More Charity Quilts

My son and I dropped off six more quilts for the Children’s Hospital yesterday.  That makes 31 quilts total.              A few ladies still have quilts to turn in, but for the most part the group has finished this … Continue reading

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No More Pets!

After Cuddles came to live with us last October, I told the guys, “No more pets”.              This moved in last week filled with freshwater fish.  Can you see the pike in the lower left corner?            … Continue reading

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New Ways

Lots of sewing and listening going on, but not much to share yet.               Change has come, whether welcome or not.  New challenges bring new joys and new opportunities.    I often find it hard to stop hiding … Continue reading

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Saturday Stash Report

Now and then the planets move into perfect alignment and I get what we call in our house “Princess Time”.  On Friday, my husband left for an overnight fishing trip with his buddy, and my son went to a birthday … Continue reading

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Riding the Wave

Sometimes creative opportunities knock softly at the door, like a great aunt come to visit, and other times they come slamming in like a five year old running flat out.  Guess which one came today?   Quilting Bloggers announced a … Continue reading

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