Monthly Archives: February 2011

UFO Challenge Project Done

I finished project #10 on the UFO Challenge list, the art quilt doll.  I named her Ariel and she sits next to my sewing machine, encouraging me to finish even more UFOs.   I’m so excited that I finished a … Continue reading

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Swap Block Do Over

I misunderstood the directions and made the first one wrong.  This is my second attempt.   I liked the colors I picked for the first one better.  That block had a dark blue in it instead of the rust.  That … Continue reading

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Design Wall Feb 21, 2011

So much for catching up last week. First the cat developed an abscess in his face that needed drained and treated with antibiotics.  Then my husband, who had the flu the week before, came down with bronchitis.  Next my son … Continue reading

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Design Wall A Day Late

I’m way behind, but I still wanted to post a picture of the design bed.   The ziplock bags hold kits for two more membership blocks.  Can you see all the tiny triangles in the one bag?  I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Another UFO Finished

One more UFO bites the dust.  Too bad I didn’t have this one on “the list”.   This is my second finish of the year, which has to be a personal record for me considering it’s early February. On to … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ in February

My Christmas cactus is blooming for the first time since my husband got it for me three Christmases ago.   I don’t remember the blooms being this big last time.  Wish I knew what I did to get it to … Continue reading

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Stash Report Feb 6, 2011

My primary sewing goals this year are to try new techniques and finish UFOs, but I’m still tracking my stash totals because it keeps me from buying too much fabric. I used a quarter yard on the teapot quilt and … Continue reading

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Quilt in process

I haven’t posted pictures of my design wall lately, but I am working on a journal size quilt.  Of course, it came out of a UFO box.  I started it in 2008 as part of the Take It Further challenge hosted … Continue reading

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Awesome Machine Quilting

I had lunch with my long-arm quilter and picked up my quilt today.  Karen did a super job!  I photographed the back because I think it’s easier to see the quilting.   The more I look at it, the more … Continue reading

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UFO Challenge – February Pick

Today we move on to the next UFO in Judy’s UFO challenge.  I didn’t do too good on January’s pick, UFO #6.  I basted that top and did nothing else.  I finished a different UFO on my list though.  That … Continue reading

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