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Progress……….

And I now know why these panels are (slightly?) addicting! Here’s this afternoon’s bit of fun…….   That’s it for today. Quite toasty outdoors today and am very thankful for central A/C!!! Have an awesome rest-of-the-weekend!………… Advertisements

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A “Friday Finish”…on Wednesday!…….

I so love the sound of that!!! Backtracking a bit to the post here,, will bring you up to speed on this one. When I purchased this, last September in Kingsport, Tennessee, I just knew it would be a great … Continue reading

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Almost a UFO no longer…………..

This vintage kitchen cloth is so-o-o-o close to a finish and I’m really liking it!!!! (Story continued from this post)    Just 2 more sides to finish the border….   The last 2 photos are what I decided on for the outer … Continue reading

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The “rest of the story”………

Is this beautiful ‘finish’ (which was gifted last Saturday)…….          The photos, above/below, do not do it justice. The ‘eggplant’ color is so rich I can’t seem to capture it correctly. The very beginnings of this one may be found here … Continue reading

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Progress is always a good thing……..

At least when it comes to stitching….hmmm??? Quilt beginnings found here.   Am loving the texture!!!! Not sure what’s next……..the quilt will speak I’m sure!!!!

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A fun finish………………..

Not really a “vintage” piece, but a little (19” square) find at a thrift shop a while back (and first blogged here). I had brought white thread along to Texas but, now, needed blue, red and green plus a little … Continue reading

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Monday Design Wall……Finish!!!………….

Yes, it’s finished (are you as glad as I am????)! All washed, dried and folded ready to head South with us. As you may (or may not) be aware, I reside in the “camp” of not pre-washing my fabric in … Continue reading

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Some ruler work and……………

Leafy feathers complete the second border on the quilt in progress. Previous progress found here.   This is a backing photo (on the left side of the photo) folded to the right side of the quilt (on the right). Yes, … Continue reading

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1 completed; 1 remaining…………

Border, that is. Got the borders SID (Stitch in the Ditch)/stabilized and decided on a design for the narrower white border. In order to stitch it, I needed to grab another handy gadget….my Handi Quilter “Versa Tool”. With a few … Continue reading

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The next step………………..

Involves a bit more doodling to come up with a stitching design for the batik fabrics in my “Seeing Starz” quilt. The leafy feathers were so much fun, and very much “in my comfort zone” (love all kinds of feathers!!!!) … Continue reading

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Finally, seeing stars!!!………….

The good kind, that is! Some “me” time fun for a bit this afternoon. I’m starting on the piecing I first showed you, ummmm…….a whole month ago!!!! (See here) So many things going on and, well, you know cuz I’m … Continue reading

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Another (almost) Wordless Wednesday……….

Almost a finish………… …………… Threads: (top) Glide poly (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly (70 wt).

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The next (client) quilt………

Stitching has begun……………..   test…….test…….test…….. Lookin’ good…………….. Loving the texture…..it can only get better!!!! Details to follow………………………………….

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“Tutorial Thursday”……………..

In answer to inquiries as to how the 2 FMQ block designs were achieved in the “Forest and Loon” quilt I just completed (see here). Please, follow along as I give you the photo step-by-step process I followed. First design, … Continue reading

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End of the day wrap up………………

It’s had its ups and downs…..a bit of “frogging” to break the monotony of “smooth sailing”!!! All’s well, though and it will be waiting in the morning.    And a couple of back photos………………      The “leafy feather” motif is … Continue reading

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“Forest & Loon” progress………..

First begun here, there will be some FMQ fun today!!! The initial marking (minimal) has been done…………..  And the test motif is completed……………..  This idea was posted on Fb a few days ago, by bloggy friend Rhianon Taylor (you MUST … Continue reading

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