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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’……… Advertisements

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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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