Monthly Archives: April 2012

More On The Logs

I mixed up some light brown paint yesterday and stamped the log cabin blocks a little more.  I used the smaller stamps out of the leaf pack and one of my sculpey clay texture sheets.  This one is called Party … Continue reading

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Back To The Logs

After a long break, I’m back to working on the scrappy log cabin blocks.  I decided to stamp them with leaf designs and some allover patterns.  Here are the items I used.   The big surprise was the plastic rectangle … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

Tough week around here.  Husband was sick first, and then he passed a mild version of his crud to me.  My mom had a doctor appointment and my son had a school related banquet and a birthday party.  Between running … Continue reading

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April Embroidery Update

I can’t remember the last time I posted my progress, so it must be long overdue.   I’d be doing the project a favor if I would release the hoop after I’m done working on it for the day.  The … Continue reading

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Free BOM

I’ve sworn off Block of the Month quilts, more or less, because I like making the blocks but I don’t like finishing the quilts.  I have a couple sitting in UFO project boxes scattered around the new sewing digs. The … Continue reading

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Think Palette

This is what I’ve done so far with the pile of yellow scraps.   They’re a loose version of log cabin blocks, but not for a log cabin quilt.  I’m building a background for something more.  Not sure what that … Continue reading

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Watercolor Dreams

During the last trip to work on mom’s house, I found this.  In a closet.  Upstairs.  With no other art supplies anywhere near it.   Did you notice the price?  What decade do you think its from? Two days later, … Continue reading

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Stash Report 4/8/12

No fabric in this week.  I used 1.25 yards on the baby quilt made from flannel squares. I started gathering fabrics for the next project, but it will be some time before I see a bust there.   To read … Continue reading

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Finished With The Flannel

This baby quilt will go to the Children’s Hospital.  I kept the quilting pretty free and easy, and I FINALLY used up the last of the Buggy Barn print for the back and the binding.   I like that fabric, … Continue reading

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April UFO Challenge

A new month brings a new project on the UFO list to finish or not.  The only time I touched the March UFO was when I moved it from the old sewing room to the new one. One of the … Continue reading

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