Monthly Archives: November 2015

Stash Report And A Christmas Finish

No fabric in this week. Both the quilt shops and the chain stores hard great sales, but I couldn’t think of a single thing I needed. Half the time I can’t find what I know I already have. I’d hate … Continue reading

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A Finished Memory

I finished the memory quilt last night. The binding turned out great. I did it all by machine and used a different thread color in the bobbin than I did on top so the thread would match the fabric. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Slice Project

My Art Quilt Group decided to do one of those quilts where you take a photo and cut it into sections and each person makes a section. Then you put all the sections together to recreate the original photo. Clear … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Gift Certificate

No fabric out this week. I added four yards spending my gift certificate to a local quilt shop that expires December 31st. I looked at patterns, books and rulers, but nothing caught my eye. The shop has a distinctly modern … Continue reading

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The Mind Wanders

I don’t even know where to start tonight. A lot of little bits going on, but nothing big. I sewed the borders on the Christmas Tree embroidery quilt. It looks almost the same as the mock up so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Making Decisions

No fabric in or out this week. All the fabric for the top I finished came from the recipient. I spent last night making decisions on the backing, quilting design and thread for the memory quilt. I haven’t worked out … Continue reading

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Memory Top Done

First, my heart goes out to all the victims and families of the victims in France. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. There are unlimited positive ways to spend one’s time. I just don’t understand the need to destroy. My … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Pattern Possibilities

What if I change up the pattern used for the memory quilt? Just to give credit where due, the original pattern is Almost Amish Scrap Quilt by Janet Jones Worley from the book Quilting For Busy Boomers. Here’s what the … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Rows Finished

All the memory quilt blocks are done and sewn into rows. The top is growing on me but still not a favorite. I have a stack of possible border, binding and backing fabrics set aside. Even if I don’t have … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Goodies

I tried a few more products, but once again forgot to take pictures of everything. Maybe I’ll remember next time. Martha White came out with a gluten free blueberry muffin mix. I found it on the shelf next to the … Continue reading

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