Tag Archives: Quilt

Super Quick Quilty Update

In my quilt guild on Tuesday they stated they are having a name tag challenge. All members need to make a name tag. It needs to have our name on it and somehow be quilted. Some of those ladies are … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Birthday to ME!

My hubby, super handy and most wonderful guy, gave me a gift certificate to my local quilt store for my birthday earlier in the month. $100 to spend on myself for quilting. Wowsa. I had to think about it for … Continue reading

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New Pressing Board

My father in law gifted me with the pieces to make a new pressing board for my quilting. (For those of you who don’t quilt, it is a real pain in the patootie to iron on a regular board. Things … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilt Update

Christmas is coming and my presents need to be going! I finished this little mat today. 🙂 It really shouldn’t have taken me months to do it, but I got distracted with all my other projects! I hope she likes … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilt Update

Top is finished. Lines are drawn. Wrestled it on my standing hoop. Now to learn how to hand quilt!! I had a great Thanksgiving with my Michigan family. Mom B and I did the Black Friday Shopping Extravaganza! Managed to … Continue reading

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Quick Quilt Update

I finally got my machine tuned up and some free time to work on my projects. Yay. I have been plugging along on my blue quilt. Free motion quilting with less than ideal settings can be frustrating! I am bound … Continue reading

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Ta Da! My First Finished Quilt.

I still need to put the label on the back (which I think is my new signature label … see below) and sew on a hanging sleeve. Otherwise it is DONE! I am really pleased with it and I think … Continue reading

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Quilting Progress – Just another quick post

    After a wonderful trip to visit many quilt-y family members I have returned and made it to another class. This time I added 2 borders and sandwiched all the pieces together. I also found out that bending over … Continue reading

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Just a quick one…

I am headed out-of-town to see family and attend a wedding next week. I will get to see my super quilt-y Auntie Valerie, and a few other super quilt-y relatives. I intend to pick their brains and perhaps pick up … Continue reading

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Quilt Progress…The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

The last couple of days have been quilty days. I took my 122 1.5 in squares and with the help of kid 2 sewed them all together to make a border for my 9 patch. One corner is good, the … Continue reading

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