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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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Quickie Project

You know all those annoying little threads that happen when you sew or quilt? And you just dump them on your sewing table and then they fall on the floor (to be eaten by the cat) or stick to your … 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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First Paper Pieced Quilt Block

It took me many days, but not actually many hours total to do this. I only made one mistake. Which is amazing since you are doing it backwards. I am pretty pleased though! I think a whole wall hanging with … Continue reading

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