Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Reveal

With all the talk about scraps, I never did show a picture of what I’m making.                   The original pattern is called Summer’s Aflutter by Janet Jones Worley from the August 2001 … Continue reading

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The Days Are Short

Since I had to work last Friday…and Saturday morning, I took today off for some much needed catch up at home.  I cleaned things that hadn’t been cleaned for way to long.  I did some Christmas shopping.  I let go … Continue reading

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The Problem With Leaders and Enders

The problem with leaders and enders is that, well, I don’t have any.  I spent time cutting this afternoon.   And here are more scraps, in boxes under the ironing board, waiting to be pressed before I cut them.   … Continue reading

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A Day of Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate it. In the spirit of the holiday, I woke up several times last night experiencing a profound feeling of joy that stemmed from having this day at home with my family.  The good mood … Continue reading

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The Short List

For all of us that have a long list of things we want to do and not enough time to do them, Vicky has started a group called “The Short Listers”.  Everyone picks 5 quilt related tasks she wants to … Continue reading

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All About Stash

My friend and I went to the Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild meeting yesterday for the trunk show and lecture by Bonnie Hunter.  Bonnie is an amazing speaker, and she has some great ideas for using up old, not so … Continue reading

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The Little Choice

I decided to take a large block that’s been sitting in the drawer forever and turn it into a premie quilt.  I made this block over ten years ago to donate to someone making quilts for soldiers.  I used unbleached … Continue reading

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I’m in this place where the ideas keep coming and I can’t seem to pick one.  It’s not that there are too many.  Well, there are too many, but not in an overwhelming kind of way.  It’s more like sitting … Continue reading

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Stash Report 11/11/12

Here’s where I ended up from having the Fig Tree top quilted.  Five yards in for the backing.  Four yards out for the backing, and another half yard out for the binding. I have a whole lot of fabric left … Continue reading

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Look What Came Home Today

My quilter (Karen) is SOOOOO fast turning those quilts around.  If she had a website I’d link to it because she also does a wonderful job and is reasonably priced.  I’ll never take my bed-sized quilts anywhere else.   You … Continue reading

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