Monthly Archives: March 2012

Drop Out

Over the past few months I’ve thought about taking a class.  Mostly I’ve thought about drawing and painting classes, but I considered quilting classes too. The Quilt University newsletter showed up in my mailbox today, so I glanced through that.  … Continue reading

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On Time

Finished the baby quilt tonight, two days before due date. I switched from using a zig zag stitch to a straight stitch to sew the binding by machine, and I’m much happier with the results.  The binding isn’t mooshed and the … Continue reading

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Stash Report 3/25/12

I quilted most of the inchworm top yesterday and plan to finish it up in the next few days.  Since it’s in the homestretch, I’m counting it out for three yards. I made a mistake in my report last week, … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Face

Look what’s pieced and bordered and basted and ready for quilting.   It even has a face and antennae.  Due date is in one week.  Think I’ll get it done?

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New Digs

The things we do for our kids. Grumpy teenage boy wasn’t sleeping well, which made him even grumpier.  I’ll spare you the long story about roosting birds and the neighbor’s driveway and how the sounds carry from the road, and … Continue reading

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Stash Report 3/18/12

I haven’t reported for a while, which was good because it meant I wasn’t buying fabric.  As in past tense. Yesterday I went up to Ann Arbor for the guild meeting.  Afterwards, we always go to lunch, Whole Foods and … Continue reading

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Pizza At Last

One of the things I miss the most on a gluten-free diet is bread and related items.  I have the recipe for biscuits down, and I make them at least once a week.  I also found a bread mix I … Continue reading

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Scaling The Mountain

Do you ever make things harder than they really are?  Really?  Never? My teen is an expert at this.  Sometimes he can take a simple idea so far into the realm of the impossible that it’s hard not to laugh.  … Continue reading

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I bonded with my Pfaff this week after ignoring it for what felt like forever.  Some months are just like that. I’m feeling the pressure to finish that baby quilt before my co-worker goes out on maternity leave.  I kept … Continue reading

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March UFO Challenge

Where did February go?????  I took my February UFO out of the box and that was about it.  Maybe I moved it from one side of the bed to the other.  A poor showing indeed, but some months are like … Continue reading

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