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A Back for Salt Water Taffy

Salt Water Taffy has been on the back burner since the beginning of the month. I didn’t want to put all those little pieces that I’d need for its back away loose. 273 more words


Quilting with friends

Wednesday I had a wonderful day quilting with some of the members of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild.  We had an incredibly productive day and finished 3 quilt tops and also threw a quilt up on the long arm. 311 more words

Modern Scrap Quilt

Naming Quilt Blocks

I am fascinated by the wealth of traditional quilt blocks, but even more so by the many names they go by and their variations. And I can’t help wondering how much variation it takes for a block to become a different block. 668 more words


January Fabric Sale

We had a wonderful fabric sale in January, thanks to the generosity of a longtime Tarheel member who passed away last November.

Joan Pierro was one of our founding members and a long time supporter of our group.  180 more words


swirl play

I haven’t spent time on my long arm machine in probably two weeks. So before I get back into the grind, I need to take time getting back into the groove. 331 more words


A Quilt Top to Begin 2015

My friends at the Yahoo Sunshine group decided we needed to work on quilts on New Year’s Day since what you do on New Year’s foreshadows what you will do all year (at least according to some traditions). 317 more words


Three Finishes, Two New and One Old

Last week I blogged about the finished Fading Charms quilt, but photography at midnight is not ideal. And it took a couple days for the sun to shine in the daytime. 418 more words