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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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