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Stack n Whack Finish

My quilt guild had a trunk show and challenge for Stack n Whack quilts. I borrowed the book from the library since I wasn’t sure it was a type of…

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Throwback Thursday – Feathered Star – Paperpieced Mini Quilt

Another quilt from my past to be documented. I made it about 10 years ago. My how quickly time flies. The quilt is 15.5 x 15.5. Small and lots of…

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Marcia’s Projects

Marcia has been coming to class for several months now and she puts her nose to the grindstone and sews her heart out. It seems as though between weeks she…

Row by Row September

Row by Row Guild Swap

My local quilt guild started a row by row swap/challenge for donation quilts. I missed the month it was started but an opening was available last month so I jumped…

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Donation Sewing – Southwood’s Stitchers

Photos from last night’s sew-in. Bonnie’s finish: Katie’s first block. Awesome Katie! Marcia with more foundation piecing: And the results of Marcia’s piecing: Marji is finishing up her daughter’s quilt,…

Revisiting ICE or Emergency Contact Pocket

I posted a tutorial for these back in June. When I visited my daughter I brought her some for her 4 boys, she thought it was a great idea but…

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Grace and Machine Quilting

I talked some about the PJ play day I had with Grace a few weeks ago here and here. This is her second time but she is a year older…

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Needed – A New Project – Leader Ender

I have tons of projects waiting for me. In various stages. To plan, cut, design, stitch, long arm, but no leader ender project or one to just be able to…

Mini HST Before trimming

August in Review

On the Brain:  I will start on these someday, honest I will. Waiting for the rotary cutter: On the Design Wall (or should be): Under a Needle: In Line for…

A Month of Sundays

Book Review – A Month of Sundays

I am 99.99% sure someone gave me this book (or I possibly won it). Sadly I can’t remember (if you read this and it’s you, please tell me). I wished…

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August Class Photos

Some of the student projects on the design wall: Focused, Rita and Barbara (in the background): Nita has the most wonderful smile: Marcia contemplating: Barbara hiding under a finish: Fun…

Marcia's Ocean Quilt

Ocean Waves Quilt

Marcia designs the most darling of quilts as seen here and here. Quilting included waves, clouds and water bubbles: Marcia, you make the most wonderful quilts and I’m thankful for…

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Tuesday’s Tips and Tricks – Batting Thread Catcher

This is one of those, “why didn’t I think of that” (because I didn’t) if you haven’t already, hacks. Materials list: Batting scraps Masking or painters tape I first saw it…

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Doll Quilt by Grace, Learning to Match Seams

The main focus Grace had (next to wearing our PJ’s) on our sewing and baking day was to finish her doll quilt started a while back here. She loves playing…

Calico Log Cabin on the swing

Throwback Thursday – Reentry into Quilting Quilt

This was one of the first quilts I did when I picked up quilting again. Oh, the days of big box store calico’s.  The idea of quilting on my domestic…

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Baby Train Quilt

Another cute baby quilt by Marcia. This one with trains. With a super cute pieced back quilt: I used the Filigree by UrbanElementz. Great quilt for a little boy. On…