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Sewing With Children, When Should I Start?

When they show interest. I don’t know of any parents who when their young child comes to them and asks to help in the kitchen say no. Instead we encourage…

Mini Charm Veteran Quilt 2

Week in Review, April 19, 2015

This is on my long arm (not very much progress but it is waiting for me when I am ready): Started clue 4 of Scrap in a Box by Charlotte,…

Linda's Joy

An Excited Quilter

Linda has come on Friday evenings for some time now and she is really loving learning how to quilt. I started her with a foundation pieced scrap quilt, which she needs to…

creighton2

Help, I’m Stuck

Really stuck. I don’t let too many things defeat me, but I think I may have met my match. I’m trying to pixelate the Creighton Bluejay logo (yes, I have…

Ann Serging

April Donation Sew-in

The veteran quilt sew-ins are taking on a new identity. Ann wanted to expand our reach so she visited a local nursing home to see if they had any need or…

Darla's Quilt

Week in Review, April 12, 2015

I finished quilting Darla’s quilt (more pictures later): Ripped and started sewing this again. Not only are there mistakes, I think I may scrap the project. Or make some changes.…

Modern 30's 3

Modern Quilt Challenge

My local quilt guild put out a challenge to piece a modern quilt, due April. It seemed so far away when the announcement was made. Not so much now. I…

Mixed Sashing Close-u[

What Would You Do Wednesday?

My Super Bowl Sunday Mystery  blocks: The pattern called for a scrappy sashing: Here it is with a solid colored sashing: What would you do? Why? On the journey, Jackie

Rocking Bear Panel Quilt  3

Rocking Bear Quilt Panel

This is complete: The second of 2 panels donated to me to finish up, the first one is here. I quilted by straight stitching the bands of color and then an…

Red Hat Mug Rugs

Week in Review, April 5, 2015

I worked on finishing up some mini projects as well as start a couple with deadlines. Bound: Made these for a drawing: Other small finishes for the week are here.…

Easter Blessings

Jackie  

Katie's stars 4

Headed East and West

These are headed east and you can read about the “fun” I had with them can be found here: And this is headed west (no spoilers) for a mug rug…

March Check In

So here goes: For Others Jackie’s label – completed and delivered Lindsay’s quilt – finished and picked up Joan’s quilt – in process Cindy’s son’s graduation quilt – pieced Janet’s…

Week in Review, March 29, 2015

I had a day to myself yesterday to sew. That meant a lot of progress. On the long arm (1/2 way there):  Pieced this for a customer, it’s next in…

Katie's stars 4

When to Call it Quits

I know how to paper piece. Really I do. I know to make sure your pieces are large enough, that your stitch length needs to be shorter, that you need…

Gaye's Quilt

An Early Quilt- Very Early

This wasn’t my first quilt, but one of my very early ones, if not my second one. I may have completed the quilts I had made for Tom and Kristen…