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Friendship block…..a little finish……

I really like little projects that can be finished with lots of details in a small amount of time…..how ‘bout you?? This one began here and, with some bits and pieces of fabric and vintage linen,     that was … Continue reading

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A “Friendship Block” request………

At last Monday’s guild meeting, one of the items on the ‘agenda’ was the next “Friendship Block” quilt person….and that was Julie. You may (probably not!) remember that I put mine together at the end of last month…….mainly cuz it’s … Continue reading

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A quick “post script”…….

To the previous post. Follow this link to a fabulous tutorial on the faux flange/piping that I put on my friendship quilt. Lorna, at “SewFreshQuilts” shows the process that I followed, right down to the joining of the binding ends … Continue reading

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Inquiries answered……………….

My “Friendship Quilt” post (here) brought a couple of questions as to the specifics of how my group organizes this. The pattern, fabric, etc is given out to the members to piece, sign and return. I chose to include two … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday………….

My ‘friendship’ quilt blocks from my larger Spring Grove (MN) quilt group. Disappearing 4 Patch…….LUV!!!!………..                                    Way down the list of “coming up”!!!!!!!

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This morning was spent……….

Pin basting a client’s quilt. It’s one that I’ve had in my possession since late last Fall as she decides what the stitching approach should be.    The pattern is “Oriental Lanterns” from Fons & Porter’s “Love of Quilting” magazine, … Continue reading

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“Design Wall” finish…………….

One week later, check post here, and my long overdue “friendship quilt”/UFO looks like this: And I just love it!!! I really hate to admit this but I’m kinda glad I didn’t finish it ‘way back when’ (even though some … Continue reading

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Quilting and popovers……..

The perfect combo for a perfect afternoon! After this morning’s trek to La Crosse, I got busy on my “friendship quilt”. Very good progress made…………………. And some views of the back……………………………………. Threads used: Sulky Viscose in “Ivory” on top and … Continue reading

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Monday’s design wall………..

That looked like this, went to this……………  Ready for the backing, which looks like this………… To this……………………………………. And, now, the design wall looks like this………… Ready for the next piece of quilty goodness! Let the stitching begin!!!!!!!!!! I wonder what … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday…………………

And UFOs (Unfinished Objects) resurrected from the dark recesses of my room!!! These ‘friendship’ blocks were made for me 30+ years ago by the, then, members of the small local quilt group that is still going strong. ‘Friendship’ blocks are … Continue reading

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