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East meets West/Mod continues………….

A bit more accomplished on the Asian inspired quilt. I’ve had stitching ideas for some of the areas but others have come about/gelled as this has progressed. The 4 areas containing this motif are filled in (no, I didn’t do … Continue reading

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Continuing yesterday’s project………..

Some more SID (stitch in the ditch) with Fil-Tec’s “Essence” nylon thread in ‘Smoke’. It’s really quite nice. A little less shine and I had no problem with any breakage even though it is super fine/thin!! Finished up the center … Continue reading

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A peek at what’s on the machine today………

A little something (well, not really ‘little’) with an Asian feel (bonus lint included….LOL!)…………………………….    A little “yin yang” action going on! The thread is actually a beautiful variegated metallic gold but it sure didn’t photograph well this time!! Stay … Continue reading

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QOV (Quilt of Valor)……#2……

Is, also, a finish. Since this one was a pinwheel, I took the “no brainer” route and stitched swirls……large swirls….everywhere…..edge to edge. And the backing………………………….. And, most importantly, the front(!)………………………. The same threads were used on this quilt as on … Continue reading

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QOV (Quilt of Valor)….#1…………

The first of 2 QOV is completely quilted and I really like it. Deciding how to quilt it was a “thinker”. A photo of the “whole”……………….   The center is a beautiful eagle panel which I briefly contemplated doing some outline … Continue reading

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“UFFO”……………………..

That would be “Unfinished Fused Object”!!!! This little, 12”x24”, wallhanging came from my dear friend Alice’s stash (posted here). She had it all ready to quilt (I think she was going the “machine route” as she had used fusible batting, … Continue reading

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And with every sandwich…………..

There must be some “sides”…….yes?? I give you a couple of pillow cases to add to the ensemble……………  Did I mention that GS is very much into woodworking??? These fabric finds pretty much “nail” it!!!! Sorry!!! Hehe…….. Next, I think … Continue reading

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Ready for the giving………

Some moments of sandwiching each little mug rug/coaster with black Kona cotton, stitching, turning right side out and top stitching. Done!!!!!! 18 little sparkly cuties ready for bundling and sending on their different ways. Fun groupings of 4 tied with … Continue reading

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Mug rugs………..everywhere……….

What started as a preprinted panel by Kim Schaefer for Andover Fabrics is now a stack of little mug rug/coasters ready for finishing. I began by putting some 80/20 (cotton/poly) batting behind the panel and pin-basting the layers. Then, to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Stocking tutorial…….

I hope this makes some kind of sense for those who have asked how I did the unlined stockings. Step by step in photos don’t work quite as well as a video but here we go………………………………. First, (I used unbleached … Continue reading

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