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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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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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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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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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Orphan blocks saga continues

First of all, I need to correct the name of the orphan blocks I showed yesterday. They are NOT Ohio Stars, they are Sawtooth Stars. In searching images on the internet, I was particularly inspired by this one.I liked the layout, and I had most of the blocks already done. They were a bit of an odd size. They finished at 7 1/4″ square. The flying geese portion was 1 … Read More

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OK, I lied. . .

I know I said I would post as soon as I got back from Houston, well, it has been 3 months now. It’s still fun to think about. custodia silicone iphone 7 gialla The first thing I did was get my picture taken with Judy and Gretchen from Primitive Quilts and Projects. They sponsored the special exhibit and gave me that neon green ribbon to wear. iphone custodia 6s What … Read More

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