Category Archives: qov

QOV Finish

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who celebrates it.  Special thanks to the 83 year-old man that stood beside me in the grocery store this morning, looking at overpriced tasteless manufactured bread and shared stories from his childhood.  Bless you.     … Continue reading

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Stashing Through the Snow

I picked up the QOV quilt last Tuesday, attached the binding and started stitching it down by hand.  I’m half way around, but I’ll wait until I finish to post a picture.  The longarmer did a wonderful job of quilting … Continue reading

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Take It Further Challenge – August Finish

I honestly don’t know how I’d get anything done if I didn’t go to retreats.   I took all my pieces for the Quilt of Valor with me thinking I’d have it finished or ready for the last border by … Continue reading

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Balance

The theme of August’s Take It Further Challenge is balance, as it relates to a person’s life.  I hadn’t planned to work on the August challenge yet since I’m still working on the June and July challenges.  Just when I … Continue reading

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Changing Plans

EQ quilt design in hand, I started going through my stash looking for sashing and border fabric for the QOV.  As I laid out fabric, I got to thinking that the blocks looked too big to finish at nine inches.  … Continue reading

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Mystery Quilt

I went to the QOV meeting last night for the first time since May.  In June I had a conflict and in July I couldn’t find the energy to haul my sewing machine and all my supplies out for the … Continue reading

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All Updates

  I finished eight more flying geese blocks this week, leaving four more to go.  I’m excited to see what the quilt will look like with the next border attached.  We’ll see if this motivates me to get those last four blocks pieced … Continue reading

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