Tag Archives: Spring Grove

“Aurora”…final chapter………

The binding is on/stitched and this one is a “finish”………………………..The purple was perfect for binding… Just a reminder, the stitching was done on my Juki 2010, w/o any stitch regulation. This “Dream Big” version has become a favorite in this … Continue reading

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On a dreary afternoon, we “petal”…………

Closing in on the “finish”(?)…….A few new ideas here but this becomes quite the challenge for variety by the time the outer areas are to be done!!!!That’s it til Monday…..a Harvest/Halloween gathering at the neighbor’s this evening and tomorrow afternoon … Continue reading

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A Friday (top) finish and a ‘Back to it’………….

The “Nova Star” is officially a finish (at least as a ‘top’!)……… It measures a nice 80”x 80” (still not fond of the “square” idea) and DH’s “wing-span” had a bit of a difficulty holding it! You can trace this … Continue reading

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When you have “geese”, you MUST have……….

FEATHERS!!!! Yup! And not just ordinary feathers…..glittery, gold, sparkly feathers! (To catch up on this little story, check out this post) So, using my absolute “fave” metallic (Superior Variegated Gold Metallic, #025), Ms. Sweetie and I began the transformation…….     It … Continue reading

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Another “Beginning”……….

“Dream Big”….Take #2, but this one will be stitched on my domestic/Juki 2010Q. LUV this machine!! Perfect FMQ (free motion quilting)! I’m using Glide thread, 60wt, for my top thread in gray (“Sterling”)……It appears to be a good blend/accent across … Continue reading

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Beautiful summer days…….

Have a way of beckoning us outdoors so stitching is left in the shadows until those rainy days come. My quilt guild meeting, last Monday,  had a sparse “sharing” time….very unusual for this group! This gal visits the “give-away” table … Continue reading

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Warning….warning………

Photo heavy post ahead (yesterday’s guild meeting)………    These next photos have been stitched by a gal who just mustn’t take any time to sleep!!!!                                                                                                                   … Continue reading

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Stitching, stitching, stitching………………

,Returning from the East Coast just in time to prep for some demo time in Spring Grove (MN) for an event called “Festival of Quilts”. Seven years ago this event was a combo quilt show and sale. Now, it’s evolved … 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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Pictorial recap………………..

Of yesterday’s quilt meeting in Spring Grove (MN)…………….. This super neat creation was purchased at a thrift shop. The bodice/sleeves are one sweater and the collar and lower pieces are sweater pieces/parts that have been serged together. And, lastly, some … Continue reading

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A photo recap………………

Of last Monday’s (local) quilt group meeting. It was at Margaret’s home. She is one of the original gals in this group and the teacher of the quilt class that resulted in our deciding to meet for all these years. … Continue reading

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Inspiration found here………………….

Once again, the group’s gathering in Spring Grove (MN) produced so much creativity. The doors were open at 8:30 a.m. and those who wanted to sew brought their projects for QOV (Quilts of Valor) quilts. A couple of ‘shares’ from … Continue reading

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The day after the weekend before………

This past weekend was a busy one. Preparations for the demo on micro-stippling (to be done during the Festival of Quilts last Saturday in Spring Grove,MN) was done in earnest last Thursday and Friday. The car was loaded and off … Continue reading

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Quilt guild today…….

Most groups, regardless of type, have a lot “on their plate” going in to the Fall. The Spring Grove (MN) quilt group is no exception. On September 29th there will be an event called the Festival of Quilts. Today’s meeting … Continue reading

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