Monthly Archives: May 2011

Design Wall Monday 5/31/11

I’ve been quilting like crazy on Tribal Roots, trying to get it to the binding stage by the end of the month.  If I don’t make it, it will be close.  I’ll be turning binding sometime this week.   The … Continue reading

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Stash Report May 29, 2011

I finished the Flower purses yesterday.  The pattern came from Pieceful Designs.   When I first started sewing I loved making little crafty projects like this.  Now I’d rather spend my time on larger projects.  I’ve never used one of … Continue reading

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Four Day Weekend

I took a vacation day today to stretch this into a four-day weekend.  I spent the morning running around like crazy trying to catch up on a huge backlog of errands.  I stopped at Joann’s to pick up this purse … Continue reading

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Quilt Along and Free Motion Quilting Videos

The Old Red Barn Co. is starting their next quilt-along today.  Debby Brown posted the pattern here and will be posting videos to teach everyone how to free motion quilt all those quilt along projects. If you want to see … Continue reading

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Design Wall 5/16/11

I have two quilts going on my design wall.  I usually prefer working on one thing at a time, but I’m happy alternating between these two projects for now. All the flowers are fused to the charity quilt and I … Continue reading

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More Gluten Free Snacks

In the past month I’ve seen a huge increase in the number of gluten free products stocked by local stores.  I don’t know if the number of manufacturers in the market has increased or if the stores in my area … Continue reading

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Practice Top

In my last post I mentioned doing a test run on the quilting design for Tribal Roots.  I needed something to practice on, so I sewed up this charity quilt top. I wanted to use up some scraps, so I … Continue reading

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The Elusive “Quilt As Desired”

I’m working on the quilting design for Tribal Roots.  I must have sketched it a hundred times.  I’m to the point where I need to start quilting and stop sketching and erasing.   I know the penciled in quilting lines … Continue reading

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May UFO Challenge

Judy at Patchwork Times has a UFO Challenge running this year.  Every month she picks a number at random and that’s the UFO we’re supposed to finish.  All participants listed out their UFOs, numbered one to twelve, prior to January … Continue reading

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