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Design Wall: Rain Quilt

The long weekend gave me an opportunity to work on the challenge for my Art Quilt Group meeting Tuesday. The theme is “rain”.    I started with an unbleached muslin colored tone on tone fabric. The color variations are very … Continue reading

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Stash Report 7/7/13

No fabric used or purchased this week.  I’m pleased to have added less than two yards of fabric so far this year.  I’d like a higher “used” number, but that will come. The strips on Confetti Breeze are all sewn … Continue reading

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Breezy Fourth

  The nice thing about mid-week holidays is that I don’t have to spend five or six hours in the car going someplace.  I had a chance to catch up on a lot of small things, including some sewing.   … Continue reading

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A Sneaky Finish

Since most people read their email sitting down, I won’t worry about anyone falling over and hurting themselves, because OMG I actually finished something.   It was rather anticlimactic.  I woke up early and sewed the last border on the … Continue reading

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Fig Tree Progress

I started sewing the Fig Tree blocks into rows and the rows together.  It goes faster than I expected.  Because the pattern requires matching points, I didn’t want to wait until the end to sew all the rows together. I also … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday 5/31/11

I’ve been quilting like crazy on Tribal Roots, trying to get it to the binding stage by the end of the month.  If I don’t make it, it will be close.  I’ll be turning binding sometime this week.   The … Continue reading

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Design Wall 5/16/11

I have two quilts going on my design wall.  I usually prefer working on one thing at a time, but I’m happy alternating between these two projects for now. All the flowers are fused to the charity quilt and I … Continue reading

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Design Wall 4/25/11

I sewed all the blocks together and started sewing the sashing to the rows.  Ignore the yellow – it’s not part of the quilt.   I’m thinking about trying a QAYG technique on this quilt.  Until I decide, I won’t … Continue reading

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Design Bed Monday, December 6

Not enough change in Cobblestones to show it again, but I did finish two of the butterfly blocks.  I’m turning the binding on the third block.  I might just mess around and finish this quilt by year-end.            The … Continue reading

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Design Bed November 29, 2010

I worked on the Cobblestone quilt at the sew-in and made good progress.           The pieced border is arranged around the blocks and the first two rows are sewn together, but not to each other.    I took a … Continue reading

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