Monthly Archives: November 2010

Design Bed November 29, 2010

I worked on the Cobblestone quilt at the sew-in and made good progress.           The pieced border is arranged around the blocks and the first two rows are sewn together, but not to each other.    I took a … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Customer Service

Today I drove up to The Quilt Patch in Tecumseh, Michigan for a “Sew In”.  The shop opened its classroom space to anyone that wanted to come and sew for the day.  Since I didn’t go to retreat, I decided … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving to all those celebrating it.  I am very grateful to have the day off work and to spend time with my family.  May your day overflow with an abundance of blessings.   We don’t make a big deal … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

I didn’t forget about the blog – really!  Sometimes I don’t know where the days go.  First I had a stretch where nothing creative happened, and then I hit a patch where I had plenty to say and no time … Continue reading

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November Swap Block

I enjoyed making this Amish Stripe block.  I’ve always liked the block and thought about making a quilt out of it after reading Pat Sloan’s blog.  She sets them using the various log cabin settings.              I didn’t trim … Continue reading

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Fabric Beads Revisited

I presented a program on fabric beads at quilt group last night.  Some of the techniques I shared at the meeting I had not posted here, so here they are.   http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/fabric_ball_necklace   This link shows how to make rolled … Continue reading

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Design Bed Nov. 7, 2010

I won’t be home on Monday, so I’m posting this early.   I have most of the sashing-block-sashing units sewn together on the Cobblestone quilt.            Once I get that done, I’ll lay out the first border.  It has … Continue reading

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