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Lest I forget…………

In the activities that are to take place the next couple of days, I will finish this little project with the following photos…………..     A quick back shot………. And the “big picture”……….. The thread used (top & bobbin): Connecting Threads Essential … Continue reading

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A beginning………

Not complicated………some straight lines and micro-stippling……….and it goes from this…… to this…… Always fascinating to me to see the changes unfold! Definitely fuels the obsession..er, passion. (see this post for a more complete photo of this topper) Hope your projects … Continue reading

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Another quick gift……………..

At this time of year, it’s so nice to be able to create these special little unexpected “needs”. I used templates from Marti Michell and have had such really good results with all of hers. The hexie pieces were cut … 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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Geese are flying……………

And not just outside my window! Yup, another digression. While at a quilt event a week ago (see here), I picked up another book and kit……just what this quilter needed! My good friend, Kati, was vending right next to me….her … 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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A little “feathering”………

Is always needed…er…..welcome, no??? One of the quilting projects that has crossed my path are table-toppers being done as a ladies’ group assembly at the little church we attend/belong. The stitching began late last year, with those wanting to gather … Continue reading

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Now that the gifts are gifted…………..

I am free to share the delightful finishes…….. First, granddaughter’s table topper. Total fun and becomes an “I Spy” quilt for the 2 sweet great grands….      This is a great topper to use all those 5” charm packs we all … Continue reading

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Hush hush projects in progress here………

How ‘bout where you are????? A tad difficult to share just in case there lurks……a recipient!!! hehehe………….. But, here’s a sneaky peek at a couple of my secrets……………      And……..     That’s it for today! Onward to the machine……….

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Sometimes a “dawning”…………..

Can be startling! Yup. Yesterday it ‘dawned’ on me that I had volunteered to demo the quilt basting technique I’ve been using these past few years at the next guild meeting….which is coming pretty quickly—and, well, a little prep would … Continue reading

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“Two-fer” now …..DONE!…………..

Wow! Were these fun!!! Totally hand-guided, fmq (free motion quilting) feathers!!!! How could they not???? First posted here, they will be on their way to the binding process shortly. And a close-up front/back of one…….. Thread: (top) Sulky rayon, 40wt; … Continue reading

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Touches of home made their way to Texas………..

Yup……we made it! After a quick exit from Minnesota (on Dec. 27th), to beat an incoming snow/ice storm, we arrived in Harlingen on the 31st. The days have been very cool (highs in the upper 40s), rainy and, as always, … Continue reading

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My Thursday………

Dawned bright, sunny and with the prospect of hitting the 50s for an amazing December day. First off…. . Yup…laundry on the lines and……. OK, maybe I was pushing it a bit. Barefoot and shorts felt great, though!!!! It really … Continue reading

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A fun finish……………….

First posted here, is now done. Yay!!! Lots of photos…………..   Thread use: Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly..70 wt in both the bobbin and top thread. Love this thread! Feathers and McTavishing/echo swirls comprise the stitching motifs in the background. … Continue reading

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The BIG QUESTION is answered!!

For all those who have requested the pattern for this table runner (first posted here) ……    The source is This & That Pattern Company and the creator is Sherri K. Falls. When on their site, go to “Patterns” and the … Continue reading

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