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2018 UFO Challenges

This is the February UFO ( Un Finished Objects) challenge, a quilt top that was donated to me that is well-pieced and pleasant colors, but didn’t feel quite large enough to call finished.So, I auditioned different borders.I tried this 30s novelty print, and the colors were right, but the scale of the pattern was overwhelming.This one had the right colors, but the scale was also a bit too much.I think … Read More

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My Studio

Here I am with my thread collection for the Gammill. custodia iphone 7 antiscivolo Have a look at my studio through the eyes of another quilter. custodia iphone 8 plus con finestra non magnetica Barbara Black is a quilt maker/educator from Huntsville, Alabama who recently spent 3 days with me while she taught a class for Canyon Quilt Guild and was our guest lecturer for June. custodia militare iphone 8 … Read More

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More Royal Family Kids Camp quilts

My talented friends are also GENEROUS! This quilt is sure to be someone’s favorite. custodia chiusa iphone se I think the challenge fabric was used well. custodia iphone 8 plus fenicotteri I especially love the borders on this one. custodia iphone z Remember these fabrics from the last post? This is quilt number 2 from that challenge. cover iphone 6s plus custodia And–check out the back! This is really a … Read More

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My Talented Friends

My dear friend, Ginny, donated a few bags of fabric to me, and I gave each of my Bobbin Buddies Quilting friends a stack to make a quilt top for Royal Family Kids Camp, a camp for children in the Foster Care system. My friends make the tops, then I quilt and bind them. I love the way this one turned out! Some kid is going to be really happy! … Read More

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GREAT idea!

A friend of mine made this primitive little quilt top, she didn’t want it turned into a small quilt–but wanted it to be made into a pillow. After discussing options, we decided to turn it into a pillow case! See how cute it is? There wasn’t enough fabric for a whole pillow case, so what to do? We used a coordinating fabric to make the cuff and the back, and … Read More

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Playing with scraps

It all started with a garbage bag full of scraps. Thousands of scraps. This is a tiny stack of them.I laid them out, processing each of them into the maximum length and width to be the most efficient.I put them into piles to make assembly line sewing faster.I stacked them up next to my sewing machine and went to town.After the addition of each log, I took them to the … Read More

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Get ‘er done!

One of my goals for 2017 is to finish up as many projects as possible. custodia caricabatteria iphone 7 I started out with seventeen Puss in the Corner quilt blocks from my friend Michele. anker custodia protettiva anti urto per iphone They were part of a block exchange. custodia iphone 5s cellular line Although this is nothing fancy, I just used alternate plain muslin blocks and had this quilt together … Read More

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BIG NEWS–This quilt was also accepted at AQS Daytona Beach!!

This is exciting news! The quilt is going to be competing at the AQS Show in Daytona Beach, Florida. Those girls get around more than I do!! Wish us luck.   Paducah, Kentucky, USA –” Slicing Seven” (Patt Anderson, Clara Gibson, Wendy Held, Pam Kay, Kay Laboda, Sally Parrish and Diana Price) from San Diego area are semifinalists for the 2017 AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah, Kentucky April 26 – … Read More

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Another quilt top rescued

My friend and I went to a porch sale, and she scored this wonderful, although wonky, Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt. custodia protettiva iphone 6s It was not rectangular, it was crazy wobbly at the edges, it was not symmetrical, it had a LOT of issuesBut it turned out to be a spectacular quilt. custodia red iphone x It took many hours, but it was a pure joy to bring it … Read More

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Bow tie quilts

I received a garbage bag full of hand pieced blocks. I have machine pieced the blocks together and have made 5 prayer quilts with them. Here is a sample.I LOVE bow tie quilts. It was one of the first quilts I ever made, and I had no idea what I was getting into. My first one had “y” seams and was a real challenge to make, so it was only … Read More

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