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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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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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