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2015 in Retrospect

  My wooly bookend quilts: January 2015 and December 2015 (Click to read more if the quilt title is highlighted)                     At the top of the list of my favorite memories of … Continue reading

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Bringing the Back to the Front

My Friday finish is a quick baby quilt I made using the leftover fabric from the back of another baby quilt.   It started when I pulled out 8 orphan 4 patches.             I decided to … Continue reading

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Fine Tuning a Finish

Sometimes when I look at quilts I’ve finished I fall in love with them all over again. Others serve to remind me of something that I wished I’d done differently….  This quilt has/had both of those qualities. I started this … Continue reading

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Bossy Quilt Gets Finished

I struggled for almost a month to finish this quilt but you would never know that from the picture.   My original plan was to do straight line quilting, following the zig zag pattern. Seemed like a good idea, so I quilted … Continue reading

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A Week of Finishes

The month of October passed with quite a bit of  “dithering” on my part – flitting from project to project with “indecisive agitation” but not finishing much.  However, with Northern California’s second true rainstorm in two weeks, I have regained my SOU or Sense … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box of Fabric Scraps

Yes,  I haven’t posted for a bit – I got sidetracked. I was planning on pinning and quilting the three quilt tops: Bossy Quilts, Leftovers and my most recent vintage/retro 4-patch, but I opened this small plastic bin of bits and … Continue reading

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Quilt Leftovers

  We all have them: stray blocks, leftover pieces, WIPs, UFQs….       The blocks I used in this quilt top came from my friend Lynne. They were in a bag of donations she meant for The Legacy. I … Continue reading

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Bossy Quilts

I’ve always said quilts have a mind of their own – they will tell you what they want. However, some quilts are more “assertive” than others. This is a story about a very bossy quilt. Like my Shoo-Fly String Quilt, this … Continue reading

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Round Robin Four

  Yesterday I put the final border on my third Round Robin project. Check out the others here and here. This time we had two months and were instructed to add about 20″ to the projects.         … Continue reading

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