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It’s Super Sheep Is Done!

Somehow this weekend, between making three batches of cookies with some of the grandchildren on Saturday and then making three more batches of cookies with the help of my youngest son on Sunday afternoon, I finished a quilt. And I … 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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Scrap Bag: quilter’s van stolen in Houston, Quilt Market/Festival round-up and more

I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to logging some serious time at my sewing machine this weekend. Christmas is coming and I have projects to finish! I think I’ve been inspired by Quilt Market and … 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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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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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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The Best Laid Plans …

Well, bummer. I was going to write my blog today about finishing this quilt. But it’s not finished. My goal for the year is to finish one of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) each month and I thought I’d … Continue reading

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PIGS and Snails

I’m well on my way to finishing the quilting on my snail’s trail quilt which will be my PIGS finish for August. PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) are something I have to keep working away at all the time. If … Continue reading

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A Small Project Finished

When I last blogged, I talked about having leftover blocks from my current project due to a math error.  Mistakes aren’t usually terribly frustrating to me. I am of the when-life-gives-you-lemons-make-lemonade mentality, so when I had 10 extra blocks, I … Continue reading

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Up Close with the Quilting

I finished two quilts last weekend. And today I want to talk a bit about the quilting on one of them. I quilted this one myself. Most of the quilting is free-motion except around the applique patches and all of … Continue reading

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