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Jam Packed 24 Hours

It’s a busy week in the sewing room. First I finished the cat top. Then my iron broke. It has gone to the great appliance graveyard in the sky. For now I’m using a circa 1950 General Electric steamless iron … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 6, 2017

No fabric out this week but progress made on the cat quilt. Because the blocks are asymmetrical, the placing of the neutral fabric around the edges is inconsistent. I bought a yard of a neutral print to use as borders … Continue reading

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August 2017 Short List

Hard to believe it’s time for another Short List. This month I’m changing it to correct what isn’t working. The Short List includes something old (UFO), something new, a handwork project and Art Supply Creative play. I started using this … Continue reading

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Herding Cats

The cat blocks are well on their way to becoming a top. Only two rows left to add, plus borders. I have no idea how to quilt it. I’m hoping something comes to me as I continue to sew the … Continue reading

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In Defense Of Adopting Strays

There’s been a lot of talk of orphan projects here over the past few month. It got me thinking about all the ones I’ve finished over the years, and there have been many. I don’t have pictures of all of … Continue reading

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Those Darn Cats

The cat quilt is moving forward again after a small delay. When I went to sew the last logs on the sides of the blocks, this is what I discovered. And yes, I had cut almost all of them and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 9, 2017

No fabric in or out this week. One of my favorite quilt shops had a big sale, but I didn’t go. I made progress on both the cat and the butterfly quilt, but neither are anywhere close to done. About … Continue reading

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