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A Finished Memory

I finished the memory quilt last night. The binding turned out great. I did it all by machine and used a different thread color in the bobbin than I did on top so the thread would match the fabric. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Mind Wanders

I don’t even know where to start tonight. A lot of little bits going on, but nothing big. I sewed the borders on the Christmas Tree embroidery quilt. It looks almost the same as the mock up so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Making Decisions

No fabric in or out this week. All the fabric for the top I finished came from the recipient. I spent last night making decisions on the backing, quilting design and thread for the memory quilt. I haven’t worked out … Continue reading

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Memory Top Done

First, my heart goes out to all the victims and families of the victims in France. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. There are unlimited positive ways to spend one’s time. I just don’t understand the need to destroy. My … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Pattern Possibilities

What if I change up the pattern used for the memory quilt? Just to give credit where due, the original pattern is Almost Amish Scrap Quilt by Janet Jones Worley from the book Quilting For Busy Boomers. Here’s what the … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Rows Finished

All the memory quilt blocks are done and sewn into rows. The top is growing on me but still not a favorite. I have a stack of possible border, binding and backing fabrics set aside. Even if I don’t have … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Another Row

No fabric in or out this week. I finished sewing the second row of blocks for the memory quilt and laid out the last two rows. I cut the interfacing pieces for the very thin fabrics too. I’ll sew the … Continue reading

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Stash Report And On To The Next

I finished the Still Life quilt (picture previous post) for a small add to the usage figure. Sometimes I think the small quilts take as much time as the big quilts without the big stash decrease. I started sewing the … Continue reading

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October Short List

I finished two projects last month, the wristlet and the Craftsy quilt, which I renamed Summertime. I also made a lot of progress on the Still Life quilt and cut out the Memory Quilt. A good month overall. For new … Continue reading

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Cut And Out

I spent most of the morning cutting the pieces for the memory quilt. What’s left of the fabric goes to my guild for charity quilts, per the daughter’s request, and the guild meets tomorrow. I will have plenty of out-of-town … Continue reading

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