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CQ Retreat

Worked on my Tula Pink City Sampler blocks while at our guild chapter retreat at the Franciscan House in Kennebunkport, ME, last week.   Now am caught up for May–40 blocks done and about 60 more to go!   376 more words

Dye Round One

I went on a quilting tear Sunday and dyed the Stitching To Dye #3 piece Sun Yellow.

The last step in this experiment is to over dye it one more color. 59 more words


Just Cut the Points Off

Someone gave me old star blocks. They all had “Y” seams that I can’t do on a machine and I won’t do by hand. So, I studied them all long enough to say to myself, “Just cut the points off.”  That made them square. 38 more words

AQG - May 2017 Meeting - Quilts of Valor

The Arkansas Quilters guild held their regular May meeting last week. The program was on “Quilts of Valor.” Our president, Alaina Polta, gave an in-depth program on the history of Quilts of Valor and what her chapter is doing. 19 more words

Back Door Quilted Banner

Friends give me leftover blocks and scraps. I had some bright-colored  star blocks and some light blue log cabin blocks I decided to make a wall hanging for my back door. 63 more words

Stash Report And Two Of Three

Except for the dyeing, the third Stitching To Dye piece is finished.

This experiment included adding cotton lace to the quilt as a design element. I played around with what I had and couldn’t get it to look good. 104 more words


Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mums out there. My kids bought me a pair of Korean house shoes *swoon*. So soft and comfy and wonderful. 18 more words