Category Archives: quilting

The Original Plan – Thoughts

It feels good when a plan comes together. A piecing project now lives on the table with the piecing machine, and a UFO that needs quilted lives next to the quilting machine. There will be some preliminary stitching done on … Continue reading

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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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Squeezing It In

Like everyone else, I’m trying to wrap up a few projects before the end of the year. I finished my hat Thursday night, just in time for the weather to warm up so I don’t need it. I’m sure I’ll … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The Little Diva

Nothing in or out this week. I’m quilting the Stitching To Dye piece after a morning of frustration with my sewing machine. I finally figured out it didn’t like the thread I was using to FMQ. I switched it out … Continue reading

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A Different Way Of Doing

A nagging little injury took me away from exercise and yoga this week and forced me to sit down and rest instead. It freed up a big chunk of time that I needed to fill with something positive to keep … Continue reading

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UFO #3

I finished the third UFO for the year. I decided to call this one “Thinking of Maggie”. I almost called it “Remembering Maggie”, but that makes it sound like she passed away, which to the best of my knowledge she … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Small Victories

No fabric in this week. I skipped the sale at my LQS and don’t regret it at all. A small amount out this week as part of the continuing declutter. I found a faded piece of pink fabric from origins … Continue reading

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