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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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Orphans no more

I think this is called the friendship star. My friend, Sally, gave me 19 of these. The challenge was to turn them into something wonderful. I made one more block so I could assemble them 4 across and 5 down.Once I did that, I had to audition borders. custodia iphone 7 con brillantini The black is OK.Half square triangles makes it too busy.I kind of like the blue on the … Read More

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WE WON!!

Can you stand me bragging one more time about our fabulous quilt? This link gives a little bet more background and some detail shots of the quilt. power bank custodia iphone 6 Check out Melissa’s blog:http://www.makingitsweet.com/2016/06/bobbin-buddies-win-1st-place-at-the-american-quilt-show/ My friendship quilting group called the Bobbin Buddies WON at Paducah! Watch the video link. custodia iphone 7 in vetro temperato CLICK HERE This is our Quilt Entry, the Balboa Park Conservatory. custodia belkin … Read More

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Basket weaving in Old Town

It is such fun to work in Old Town, San Diego. custodia iphone 7plus con batteria There is a small basket guild that meets monthly. custodia in pelle iphone 7 They invited me to teach a small market basket class. custodia iphone 6 mirror It is the one pictured in the front left of the table.The requirement here is that we wear period appropriate attire. custodia iphone ricarica That was … Read More

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Hand pieced bat blocks

I didn’t know the name of these blocks, so I went to my Encyclopedia by Barbara Brackman, and sure enough, there it was! Then I did a Google search and found many, many variations on them. There were a few settings to choose from, but I settled on this one. custodia silicone iphone 6s originale These little blocks were hand pieced with brightly colored thread. custodia iphone 6 rosa antico … Read More

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More orphan block wonders

This was one of 17 blocks of it’s kind that were gifted to me by my friend, Sally. custodia iphone x unicorno The 4-patches in the corners are not so good. custodia ricarica iphone x The 9-patch in the center is not so good. custodia militare iphone 7 plus But someone took the time to assemble them all together, so my challenge was to make them look as pretty as … Read More

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Make a primitive heart!

Don’t you just LOVE hearts? I especially like primitive ones. custodia mimetica iphone 7 I have many heart quilts, so this one is more of a table runner or banner type. antigraffio custodia trasparente cover rigida per iphone 7 plus This is an original design that I made up to teach my quilt guild how to do a primitive heart. Pretty fun and pretty scrappy.Let’s make a primitive heart!Remember: Primitive … Read More

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Last of the orphans

The final installment of my orphan blocks included these four corner stars which were in a straight line. custodia iphone 6s grigia I joined them in a square, added four scrappy borders and a final scalloped border. custodia iphone 7 plus brillantini It turned into a fine table topper. custodia iphone 7 plus specchio My challenge is complete! I finished up four projects in a short amount of time, used … Read More

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Exciting new decorating theme

My friend Kathy from the Country Loft came over and helped me set up my new corner area. amazon custodia iphone 8 plus The wood is wainscoting from my husband’s grandparent’s house. custodia in silicone iphone 6s The Country Loft set up several areas in the store with chippy peeley wainscoting that I fell in love with, so naturally, I had to ask Kathy’s expert advice. custodia iphone 5s principesse … Read More

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