Monthly Archives: April 2011

Design Wall 4/25/11

I sewed all the blocks together and started sewing the sashing to the rows.  Ignore the yellow – it’s not part of the quilt.   I’m thinking about trying a QAYG technique on this quilt.  Until I decide, I won’t … Continue reading

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Quilt University Class Sketch

I finished my sketch using the river photo as inspiration.  I’m happy with the design, but some parts didn’t translate that well to paper.   The sky will be pieced diamonds with subtle color differences between the fabrics.  I had … Continue reading

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Stash Report April 17, 2011

First, the good news. A co-worker asked me if I had any scraps I could give her daughter to use for a student teaching project.  She’s teaching art to grade school children.  I tried to get her to take a … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Food Review

I haven’t reported on what I’ve tried in the past few months, so I have lots to cover. Betty Crocker has come out with gluten-free cake, muffin, piecrust and brownie mix.  They sell here for around $4.75 a box.  I … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday 4/11/11

I have to post this quick because I’m leaving for quilt group in a few minutes. The same quilt group did a block swap back in 2007, and I asked for blocks in any pattern using 1930 reproduction fabrics.  I … Continue reading

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Quilt University Design Class

I’m taking a class through Quilt University called Inspired to Design taught by Elizabeth Barton.  The instructor teaches students to design quilts using photographs as inspiration.  The class covers various styles, such as abstract, impressionist and collage. I chose my … Continue reading

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Charity Drop

My son had a check-up scheduled this afternoon so we dropped off a few more quilts for the Children’s Hospital.   Some of the ladies in my quilt group continue to make them even though the group has moved on … Continue reading

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UFO Finish

I finished the quilt chosen for the March UFO Challenge back in January, and chose another UFO off the original list to work on instead.  I never touched that UFO in March, but I did finish one that wasn’t on … Continue reading

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