Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Last Time

Now that I added the white moth, the quilt is really finished.  No more pictures after this – promise!            I wanted to post one more to see if changing the camera’s settings improves the picture quality.  I’ve … Continue reading

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A Froggy Finish

Another charity top quilted with a less dense pattern.  I wanted it to stay fluffy.  A member of my quilt group made this one.             I basted the next top this afternoon.  I have two more to quilt after I … Continue reading

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Stash Report #13

I’m posting this early because we have electricians working at the house and I expect them to turn off the power for who knows how long today.   I came home from work last night to a dark house, and … Continue reading

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Charity Quilts

I’m dropping off charity quilts at the Children’s Hospital next week.                I always wash the quilts and add a tag with our group’s name and washing instructions.  I collected 18 quilts, including two crocheted afghans, for this … Continue reading

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Time

I’m on the road again helping Mom with all those things that get away from her.  The winter caused a backlog of need-to-do tasks.  I don’t think I remember as snowy a winter since I was in high school, and … Continue reading

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Stash Report #12

I didn’t buy or use any fabric this week.   I finished quilting another charity quilt and basted the next one.  I photographed the back because the quilting shows up better.            I’m still using donated fabric for the backs.  I … Continue reading

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Rethinking

At the beginning of the year I decided not to start any new projects, except Art Quilt Group challenges and other quilt group commitments, unless I finished a UFO.  I did not want to add to the pile of unfinished … Continue reading

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Texture and Layers

I’m not sure what I’ve added since the last picture.  More beads, more yarn, more layers both hiding and revealing.            Some things in life grow of their own free will.   I can feel this section nearing completion.  … Continue reading

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Stash Report #11

I didn’t buy any fabric this week.  I used a little fabric to make a warm-up piece for machine quilting.  That way the wonky first stitches don’t end up on a real quilt.    I can’t believe we’re almost three months … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting #5

I’ve moved on to the second charity quilt using a swirl design this time.   The design came from Patsy Thompson’s website in the Free Downloads section.  She calls it “the innies and outies family”.            With this … Continue reading

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