Monthly Archives: August 2010

Design Wall #7

I finished the last five cobblestone blocks, pieced a couple of sashing sections, and sewed one of the sashing sections to a block.  Because I needed room to get the sashing on the design wall, I spread out some of … Continue reading

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This summer happened to be a good one for growing squash.  Everyone we know has more than they can use.  This is what my kitchen counter looked like after I gave a dozen away.            It’s more than I … Continue reading

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Design Wall #6

I finished nine more cobblestone blocks.  The last five are cut and ready to sew.           I don’t know why, but the blocks with fabric that reads solid (even though it isn’t) started to bother me so I … Continue reading

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School Sewing

Every year the school requires students to cover their books.  We buy those stretchy covers at the store, and if you rip them a little you can usually get them on the book.   Not this year.  No amount to … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I haven’t posted anything since last Monday.   The day job turned into a runaway train of craziness.  I was there and I can’t even begin to describe it.  School started Thursday, which changed my work hours … Continue reading

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Design Wall #5

I added four more cobblestone blocks and quilted two of the butterfly blocks.         Random came down because the Cobblestone blocks didn’t hang right with it underneath.  Must have been all the paper backing on the blocks.   You … Continue reading

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Unlikely Destination

Today I went to the Ohio Outdoor Quilt Festival at Bonnie Brae Farms in Wellington, Ohio.  They had about 500 quilts hung in, on and around the various buildings.             The farm is a working elk farm.  They … Continue reading

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Butterfly Morning

One butterfly block quilted.           It took me longer to figure out the quilting design than it did to quilt it.  I wanted it to look similar to a real butterfly without all the fussiness.  The next two should … Continue reading

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Design Wall #4

I added seven more Cobblestone blocks.  I’ll have to do some rearranging or take down Random.  Eventually Cobblestones will take over the whole wall.           I sandwiched the butterfly blocks for quilting and moved them over to the … Continue reading

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Winds of Change

I bought this fat quarter pack at the quilt show last weekend.          I know I said I wouldn’t buy anything but yardage anymore because I was tired of having only little pieces of fabric when I needed … Continue reading

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