Monthly Archives: June 2010

Swap Block Pile #2

I hope you’re not tired of seeing Ohio Star blocks because it’s the swap block pattern of choice.             In this pack we got the pattern, the background fabric and the batik center square.  I added the rust … Continue reading

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Stash Report #25

Another trip back to mom’s house this weekend, but this time most of the family came in from out of state and we had a mini reunion.  Both my sisters and both my nephews visited.  I got to see my … Continue reading

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While Doing Other Things

I’ve been signing up for free teleseminars as I find ones that interest me.  They’re gaining in popularity and cover a wide range of topics.  Since it’s all listening and no watching, I put the phone on speaker and sew while … Continue reading

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Swap Block Pile #1

I finished the first swap block in the stack I brought home from the last quilt group meeting.  I had to take a break from Random because matching the seams with all the weird angles was making me crazy.         … Continue reading

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Stash Report #24

I did not finishing anything this week, so nothing to add to the busted total.   I didn’t buy anything either.  I thought I would buy fabric at the show, but nothing there really grabbed me.  Same thing at the … Continue reading

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Home Again

We had a whirlwind couple of days on the road.   Thursday we went to the NQA Show in Columbus, Ohio.  That evening we ate bison at a wonderful little place tucked away in a strip mall called Ted’s Montana … Continue reading

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         I’m heading out tomorrow to the NQA Show in Columbus, Ohio with some friends.  This trip I’m in it to see the quilts.  I can’t think of anything I need except some thread from the YLI booth.    … Continue reading

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More Swap Blocks

Several women had their kits together for us at quilt group meeting last night.  They handed them out so everyone could work at their own pace during the summer.  Most of them want some version of the Ohio Star pattern, … Continue reading

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June Swap Blocks

One of my quilt groups started doing membership blocks again.  Each member makes a block for one of the other members based on the receiver’s choice of fabric, color, pattern, etc.  We did this a couple years ago.  This round … Continue reading

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Random Progress

The blocks don’t hang straight because they’re pinned to the design wall, but you get the general idea.             The blocks take much longer than expected to piece.  If only I could sew as fast in real life … Continue reading

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