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Christmas Quilts

Today, I want to show three of my Christmas quilts. None of these are quick projects but they are a part of the decorations at my house. Santa’s Workshop is machine embroidered with a couple of fun touches. Santa’s beard … Continue reading

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Quilt as Desired? Oh Dear!

I’m the person who made this quilt. So I get have to decide how to quilt it. “Quilt as desired.” Sometimes that phrase makes me a little nervous. I had a wonderful four days off for Thanksgiving. I had a … Continue reading

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Photos of Quilts from International Quilt Festival 2016

International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas, is such a special time. I go to Quilt Market which immediately precedes Quilt Festival. All of the exhibits are in place so I get to see all the spectacular quilts but I don’t … Continue reading

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Finally, the September PIGS Project

As I promised, I want to tell you about my September PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) finish. I chose to work on this PIG because of its size, the amount of room it HOGGED in my sewing space. It’s an … Continue reading

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October PIGS

I finished my October PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) project this weekend. I know, I haven’t finished the September PIG but I’ll tell you about it next week. But first, let me tell you about the October PIGS project. We … Continue reading

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Oops! I’ve Done It Again!

We have standard language that we write into each and every pattern that has two or more different blocks. Our patterns say to use an accurate ¼” seam to make sure that all the parts of the quilt fit together. … Continue reading

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Quilts That Talk

I get to see lots and lots of wonderful quilts but even so, sometimes one just really catches my fancy. This quilt by Kathryn Simel is one of those. When this cute quilt came into the office, all of the … Continue reading

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It Was a Winning Weekend

I had such a productive weekend. I went home from work on Friday afternoon knowing that I had three projects that I really wanted to get done and two of them had to be done by Tuesday so I could … Continue reading

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Why Are There So Many PIGS?

Last week I talked about working on my floor quilt and how pleased I was to be making headway on one of my largest PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks). I’d like to share with you why I have so very, … Continue reading

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PIGS Come in All Sizes

Last week, I pulled out a big quilt from my stack of PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks). I’m pretty encouraged by the fact that it is September and I am on target for meeting my goal of finishing one of … Continue reading

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