Monthly Archives: January 2012

Stash Report and Second Mystery Muse Gift

I finished the second Mystery Muse gift and have it all packaged for mailing.  I’m SO pleased with it.  The recipient’s phrase for 2012 is “put together”.   I had no idea what the final product would look like.  I … Continue reading

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The first finish of the year and the first of what I hope will be many UFO finishes.                  It was even on The List.  My January UFO finished in January.  It doesn’t get any better than that. I … Continue reading

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Free Motion Quilting Class Two

Sunday I took another free motion quilting class with Patsy Thompson.  The class was much smaller and more relaxed than the last class.  This is one of three practice pieces I quilted that afternoon.   The white feathers are from … Continue reading

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Stash Report 1/22/12

I did not buy any fabric this week.  I used 1/8 yard on the Mystery Muse gift and a little over a yard making quilt sandwiches for a machine quilting class I’m taking today.  More on that later, since I … Continue reading

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Mystery Muse Gift #1

This two hour project took me five days, but now it’s done and in the mail.  I can post a picture because the person I send to does not send to me, so she has no idea who I am. … Continue reading

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Dreaming Of Another Day

When I will play with the toys I’m gathering.   And the fabric I’m auditioning.   And a new technique or two.

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Stash Report 1/15/12

I finally got in the sewing room long enough to finish quilting the heart quilt and sew on the binding.  I’ll turn the binding by hand because I love handwork so much.  I pinned it back on one side to … Continue reading

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The weeks fly by so fast!  I can’t believe it’s time for another embroidery update.  Now that I’m doing some of the outline stitching, I like it much better.  It makes a big difference.   The bathroom is coming along.  … Continue reading

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The Last Round

I’m nearly finished quilting the heart top.  I had to draw the quilting design on Golden Threads paper to get it to fit.  That’s what’s pinned all around the edge.   Another wild week around here.  I got home late … Continue reading

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Stash Report January 8, 2012

Nothing in or out last week.  Does it count that I thought about sewing? I rattled around the sewing room yesterday and decided what to make for the first Mystery Muse gift.  More on that soon. Fabric Added:  3 5/8 … Continue reading

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