Category Archives: paperpiecing

March One Monthly Goal

My OMG for March was to finish piecing the Random top, add the first border and remove all the paper. I originally planned to add three borders to the quilt, one of them pieced. After sewing the top together, I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 25, 2018

No fabric in or out this week. The next report will mark the end of the first quarter. If that number represents 25% of what I’ll use this year, I’m in big trouble. I spent most the week removing the … Continue reading

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March Short List And OMG

February was a fast month. I finished the Surface Design Round Robin and the Bouquet quilt (UFO). My Art Quilt Group decided to stop passing the Round Robin pieces, which eliminates that category. I’ve learned so much by adding the … Continue reading

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Reaching A Happy Place

Here in the U.S. it’s the beginning of a holiday weekend. I took a vacation day to give myself a four day weekend. I wanted some extra time to work on my quilty projects and  some of the endless house … Continue reading

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December Short List

Last month I changed to an abbreviated Short List with only three categories: Something old (UFO), something new and creative play. I’m much happier with fewer list items and completed three of the four items on the November list. The … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Book Sale

No fabric in this week. I went to a sale last Sunday but only bought D-rings and dissolvable foundation paper for paper piecing. I thought I’d give it a try on a Short List project. I used a quarter yard … Continue reading

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Out Of The Blue

I have absolutely nothing quilt related to post. We closed on mom’s house this week and it consumed all my time.  I had no idea it was a 40 step process, that I would have to write out a small … Continue reading

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The Problem with UFOs

Another block done on the kite quilt.  The design wall looks more interesting than just one block.                      When I sew, I try to think a couple steps ahead so I don’t get stuck.  After finishing the second … Continue reading

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Something New

Several months ago I went to The Quilt Patch in Tecumseh, Michigan with some quilting friends to check out the big sale that weekend.  The shop had all twelve calendar quilts from Quilter’s Dozen Plus by Janet Selek hanging on … Continue reading

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