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Quilting in July

I usually stop quilting for the summer around the Fourth of July. This year I’m continuing to work on the Little Boy’s quilt. I like these golden stars with the appliquéd sports motifs. I’ve been having a devil of a […]

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Sports Quilt

The backing for The Little Boy’s quilt arrived yesterday, so last night I washed and dried it, sandwiched it with the quilt top and batting — and sewed on wide red borders at the sides of the quilt to make […]

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T-Shirt Quilt

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I got #1 son’s quilt sewn together this weekend. Yes, I know the corners don’t match properly, but if they did, he would feel as though someone else had made it, and not his mother. My husband and I got […]

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Celtic Illuminations

Okay, I admit I’m eating at my desk, but at least it’s good stuff. I didn’t work at all yesterday. Or at least not more than an hour so so.  Otherwise I did things like grocery shopping, housework, and planning […]

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Business Meeting

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Sad to say, I didn’t finish that cleaning yesterday. I did the grocery shopping, plus a bat for the quilt at 52% off (Hancock’s, if you need any quilt batting, and McCall’s patterns are 99 cents, too) and then had […]

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Life is Good

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I went to a craft fair with Partygirl yesterday, after having finished up a little bit of work while the boys were sleeping. We strolled around admiring everyone’s beautiful stuff, made a couple of small purchases, grabbed business cards, and […]

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The Jelly Roll

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After class and blogging and client meetings and choir practice, I watched Leverage and  worked on Dutchman’s Puzzle. I think it’s going to be very pretty. I’ve got three rows completed and sewn together. That’s half of the middle section. […]

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Dutchman’s Puzzle

I’ve finished half the Dutchman’s Puzzle blocks, so I thought I’d play around with them a bit and decide on a setting. The pattern puts all the blocks together with no sashing: I decided that this was too wiggly-looking, and […]

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Fall Quilts

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If you always read my xanga and have total recall, then you know that there is a certain up-in-the-airness about my job. I’ve been doing the same job for 13 years or so (I forget exactly how many, but it’s […]