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Friday (Happy) Finish…………

For the story that began here…… Thread:(top & bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly, 70wt. Batting: Hobbs Heirloom, cotton/poly.  Note: For more information on the 14″ Slim Ruler I used when ditch stitching this topper, contact Kelly Cline through info supplied … Continue reading

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Playtime—–came to an end……………

Before noon!! How could it go by so quickly??!!! 5 stars-feathered, narrow inner border-plumed, outer border—well, you will have to ‘call’ that one! And the ruler work=pure joy!!! Let’s begin…………with ditch stitching………….Yup, around each star and each side of that … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday (on Thursday!)……….

TESTING………………..

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A productive afternoon………….

And this little table topper (30”x 12”) is ready to quilt….yay!!! Close-up…….. All the fabrics are from my stash and are without any selvage information. After I got past the idea of working with such small pieces (and I know … Continue reading

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To square or not to square………….

When the UNfinished block/HST (half square triangle) needs to be 2”, yes! we need to square!!! New, quick little project in the ‘works’………

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Quilts on parade……..

A little while back, the Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild held their yearly quilt event on South Padre Island(TX). I scooted in for a quick look/see the first morning and here are just a few of my faves…………         The last … 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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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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Marking a quilt………………..

Always brings up questions. What’s the best tool? Will it be able to be removed completely? Will the quilt need laundering before the markings are no longer there? In the current quilt I’m working on, my marking tool of choice … 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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Design Wall Monday………………….

I’m moving along nicely on this one from last Monday. When I got to the  “finished flimsy” stage, I decided that, although I had purchased enough 10” squares and a piece of purple batik for the outside border, a second … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday……………….

Continuing “Design Wall Monday”.

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Design Wall Monday………………….

“Disappearing Hour Glass”, as shown by Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company (video tutorial). I used half of a pack of 10” squares, “Quilters’ Candy”, from Connecting Threads to make 20 blocks. That does allow enough squares left over … Continue reading

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(Almost) Finished Friday……………

Yes, I’m still here and quilting but some “life issues” have taken me away from the machine the last few days. Posts may be a bit sporadic ‘til we can come to some type of resolution. Sorry for the “mystery”. … Continue reading

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The texturizing continues…………

A “photo heavy” post………….. Again, if you would like to see my preliminary thoughts on this one, here is the photo/doodling that I did ………….. Thank you for visiting and, please, stop by again. I always enjoy and appreciate your … Continue reading

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Lots of stitching later………….

We go from this………. To this…………………………………………….. And this…………………………………………….. And this…………………………………………….. Taking photos at night with incandescent lighting is NOT my “thing”!!!! Sorry, but you get the idea. I think a bit more stitching in the center (maybe) and then on … Continue reading

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Seeing stars…again……………

I’m just getting to know this next little gem. It’s a client’s quilt with pieced stars set in a sort of Irish Chain setting. As I’ve said before, I need a little dialog to determine my stitching direction. Between whom?…you … Continue reading

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Playing………

With stars!Probably not the final placement…..maybe a tweak or two!

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