Monthly Archives: May 2011

2011 charity quilt #4 started

Most of this fabric was donated to my guild.  I picked it up last year but have just now been inspired to put it together.  My mom recently gave me the pale yellow from her stash and it was just … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope finish

All done except for the last stitching on the sleeve.  I wanted to get these photos while the sun was in a good spot. My machine quilting was rather simplistic and it is hard to see in the photos.  I … Continue reading

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Circle in circle progress

Less than half the blocks are completed so this is not a final arrangement–just a progress report.  I know I will not have the darkest fabric smack in the middle!  When I started a few sample blocks, I had just … Continue reading

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Bloggers’ Quilt Festival

It’s my first time entering this wonderful online festival–Blogger’s Quilt Festival–which Amy’s Creative Side puts on twice a year.  Woo-hoo, here goes! I have not posted about this quilt before. It was finished before I started blogging and although I … Continue reading

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QuiltFest entry # 1

After the weather warmed up, I finished the quilting on Winner’s Bouquet (we were sleeping under it this winter as I only lacked one row of hand quilting) and added the hanging sleeve.  Then I ran it through the washer … Continue reading

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Vintage star plan

Here’s my plan for some of the vintage stars.  Pieces are just stuck on the design wall so some places look a little wobbly 🙂  I’m going to try to do something more artsy with the other stars (a few … Continue reading

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