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UFO #3

I finished the third UFO for the year. I decided to call this one “Thinking of Maggie”.

I almost called it “Remembering Maggie”, but that makes it sound like she passed away, which to the best of my knowledge she has not. 83 more words


Mini Quilt Show

I keep telling myself that I will blog more frequently, but it seems that I spend most of my time quilting and the blogging gets put aside. 331 more words

Stash Report And Small Victories

No fabric in this week. I skipped the sale at my LQS and don’t regret it at all. A small amount out this week as part of the continuing declutter. 74 more words


Quilting with rulers

Enrolled in an online ruler quilting class recently… This weekend I managed to get started… Two projects, one is the class sampler, in beige, taupe, red and brown,  which will be a large quilt, and the other a table topper…. 89 more words

Textile Art

Class show and tell


Beth spent the morning cutting,



and piecing

her “Elwood Rose” and “Drunkards Path” blocks, and Beth bought some new fabrics to play with too. 116 more words

Using Up Old Cuts

“Ah!” my husband sighs as he comes into the quilting lounge, “Back to your favorite colors!”

Am I so predictable? No! But I have had these hundreds of half square triangles for about seven years now and it’s time to get them together and get them out. 47 more words

Machine Pieced

Using Up Pink Scraps

Don’t you usually have some sort of default for cutting up scraps of leftover fabric? I gravitate towards 2 1/2 inch strips and 2 1/2 inch squares, just because they are so useful, and because when I am using graph paper to plot out what I am going to need, I often use 1 square = 2 inches, so having squares and strips that size just tends to work for me. 80 more words

Machine Pieced