Monthly Archives: July 2010

Butterfly Block

I painted one more butterfly to go with the other two on the design wall.             I used painted fabric for the background on this one.  It has a tighter weave and worked better than the commercial fabric … Continue reading

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Next Batch

This finished charity quilt is the first in the pile for the next trip down to the Children’s Hospital.            One of the women in my quilt group made the top.  I quilted it and put binding on … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday #2

Lots of changes on the design wall.           I quilted the charity top, but didn’t bind it yet.  That’s a post for another day.   Taking that quilt off the design wall gave me room to hang the … Continue reading

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Book with Attitude

I went to the library yesterday to check out Portraits From Nature by Jean Wells.  I think something based on her technique will hit the design wall soon.   So I pulled up a stool and sat down to look … Continue reading

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  Received this postcard from Wendee over at The Digital Fridge Door.            Sometimes a simple reminder works the best.

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Not Quite Cobblestones

I needed a new project to shake things up a bit, so I made the first block for the quilt based on the Fig Tree Cobblestones pattern.            I changed the block construction to eliminate the Y seams.  … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday

I’ve thought a lot about the stash reports the past few weeks.  I joined in because I was already tracking my fabric ins and outs, and it does make you more aware of how much you use versus how much … Continue reading

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Swap Block Pile #4

Although country themes aren’t my thing, I have to admit that I like this block the best so far.  The heart print, provided by the recipient, makes it all work.           I’ve had a couple of 50+ hour … Continue reading

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Two Quarters of Clarity

  If you remember, at the beginning of the year I chose a word as a theme for the year.  My word is clarity.  You can read the post describing the first quarter of the year here.    Three more … Continue reading

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Swap Block Pile #3

I don’t know why this block set me off, but I could go into a page long rant about it.              That’s one of the reasons I journal every morning.  I can leave most the whining there and … Continue reading

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