Monthly Archives: April 2012

Disaster averted–thanks Grandma

Sometimes my quilting math is not the greatest.  As I was nearing the end of the Buzzsaw, I realized I did not have enough background fabric.  I’ve had the fabric a long time so I didn’t even bother searching for … Continue reading

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Mourning Jules is growing slowly.  The first four rows of the heart are attached.  Now, three more heart rows and three ending rows and it will be ready for a border.

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More finishes

The leader-ender inspired by the recycled sashing from my aunt’s dogwood quilt has already been turned in at my guild as a community service quilt but I forgot to post the finish.  I rather liked it.  Here are front and … Continue reading

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Tumbling Stars finished

Except for the sleeve and label that is.  But that does not dampen my excitement at quilting the final stitch last Saturday evening. I had trouble deciding my quilting plan for the border.  My first thoughts called for diamonds strung … Continue reading

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A Buzzsaw quilt has been on my radar for a while.  I really wanted each saw to be unique but don’t think I have the mental stamina to do that yet.  This lovely (background) print was not fitting into any … Continue reading

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