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Happy Independence Day!

How are you celebrating? We’re having a houseful of company some of whom are learning how to scuba dive in our quarry-lake. This means lots of cooking in the kitchen and grilling on the porch. 155 more words

Scrap Quilts

Currently Obsessed With...

…my newest project. It’s a Wacky Web Selvage Quilt. It’s been done by so many others but I wanted one of my own. Here’s the first blocks… 31 more words

A Quilt Story


“Can you quilt on your longarm machine a quilt that has already been quilted?” was my male cousin’s question.

“It depends.” In my estimation, it depends on the condition of the quilt and its fabrics, the style of the previous quilting, and how the quilt will be used. 429 more words

Scrap Quilts

Pay Attention to the Instructions - Rag Quilt Disaster

I made the rag quilt I bought for $4.00 from the general store at the NW Arkansas quilt guild quilt show in Bentonville.   I had a book on rag quilts and I have heard two speakers say not to wash them in your washing machine at home or use your home dyer. 67 more words

Collecting the Pieces

In times past when home dressmaking was a common practice and many a mother was kept busy stitching clothing for her often large family, scraps of cloth would have accumulated quickly from her endeavours as she produced dresses, shirts, nightwear and linens for her household. 521 more words

Hand Quilting

Two finishes

Yes, my local round robin quilt is quilted and bound! I have no idea what to call it, but it is done, and I love it. 403 more words


"Crabapples" Progress Report

As posted earlier, my sewing project for the summer is a scrappy “Crabapples” quilt designed by Bonnie Hunter and published in Adventures with Leaders and Enders… 68 more words

Scrap Quilts