Monthly Archives: June 2017

What If Wednesday – The Original Plan

I’ve been quilting the chunky churn dash runner and it’s going slow. I free motion quilt something every three or four month, and it isn’t enough to get very adept at it. I have heard people that teach and write … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 25, 2017

No fabric in or out this week. I don’t think I even turned on my sewing machine all week. I spent yesterday afternoon at an organizational meeting for a small group that is an offshoot of The Greater Ann Arbor … Continue reading

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What I Learned This Week When I Wasn’t Quilting

One: I have some seriously ugly scraps that I need to use up and get out of here. Some of the colors aren’t to my taste anymore. Once I combine them with other fabrics I expect they will look fine. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June18, 2017

I got myself in the sewing room yesterday and finished piecing the runner. I also cut backing and batting, but didn’t get it basted. I plan to get it done this week for a bust next week. No fabric in … Continue reading

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A Quick Check In

The week got away from me and I never did post anything. Work has been especially draining and frustrating lately, and when I get home at night I haven’t felt like doing anything creative. Ironically, I think that’s when it’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 11, 2017

No fabric in or out this week. I made a few more churn dash blocks, up to four now. I haven’t settled on the final runner design yet. I know I have more than one block left to make in … Continue reading

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Chunky Churn Dash

I saw this quilt at the show last weekend and was smitten.  It was part of the silent auction. It took me a few minutes to figure out what made the blocks different. The middle pieces are half the size … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 4, 2017

No fabric in this week. I drove up to the Cameo Quilters show near Detroit Saturday. I like to go to nearby shows to see the different patterns and fabrics. I find it interesting that quilters an hour or so … Continue reading

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May UFO Progress And June UFO

I’m proud to report that I finished the May UFO, the bricks quilt for Safehouse. The June UFO is #7, the cat quilt. I bought what I thought was a bag of scraps at my guild’s fabric sale last year, … Continue reading

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