Category Archives: scrapquilts

How To Accumulate Ideas

I’ve been looking through old quilting magazines to give myself a break from screen time. In the Sept/Oct 2017 issue of Quiltmaker, I saw this Bonnie Hunter pattern. Interesting, but I wouldn’t want a bed quilt of pumpkins. Maybe a … Continue reading

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June 2021 OMG Finish

It took some effort, but I finished the sew-in piece using the Victoria Findlay Wolfe technique. It decided it wanted to be a pillow after all. The front and the back are different. The technique isn’t as hard as it … Continue reading

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That Sew In Top

I added some filler strips and triangles to finish the sew-in top to something rectangular. Then I took it to Art Quilt Group. Those ladies always have the best idea. I brought it home, squared it up, pulled backing, chose … Continue reading

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Now What?

I finished piecing the sew-in top as instructed and ended up with this. Now what? According to the instructions, I should square it up. That puts a lot of scraps back in the scrap bin, which is exactly where I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 13, 2021

Nothing changed with the numbers. I intended to finish piecing the braid top yesterday, but it didn’t happen. Maybe I can finish that today. I have made a lot of progress on Digging Out. With my other projects, all I’ve … Continue reading

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Sew In Progress

I thought I’d share my progress on the Victoria Findlay Wolfe sew along. I had the pieces cut ahead, and all the sewing happened on Sunday. The top isn’t finished, but I made more progress than I expected. The strips … Continue reading

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The June 2021 Short List

Another month come and gone and another list of projects to finish. I completed the Crazy Quilting Course (but didn’t frame it) and the Bonus Bunnies quilt in May. It feels good to be back at the sewing machine playing … Continue reading

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The May 2021 Short List

I finished stitching Christmas Eve in April, but didn’t frame it. In spite of all the time spent on the Crazy Quilt Course, hours of work remain. That project feels like it will never end. Very little sewing happened in … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 18, 2021

No change in the numbers this week. I put together a small quilt with the bunny fabric scraps, and it’s ready for quilting. There was no pattern for this. I took the scraps I had and sewed them together, making … Continue reading

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Off The List

I finally finished the 30s quilt. The pattern is Bundled Up In Batiks by Holly Daniels. You can access the PDF here. I scaled it back to throw size from twin size. I used bamboo batting and Coats & Clarks … Continue reading

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