Category Archives: community service quilts

Some finishes

Four bindings finished and quilts laundered.  Woohoo!  Tumbler on the left started with over-cuts from Mourning Jules but what a different look.  I am naming this quilt “The Importance of Yellow!”  Tumbler on the right just made from scraps I … Continue reading

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Quilt confessions

OK, I have to admit I caved and started a new project before finishing everything on my list.  At least I got close.  I finished both little tumblers but one still needs to be washed.  The Spiderweb is bound but … Continue reading

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Community service quilts

Our guild has a table for collecting fabric to be used in community service quilts.  I recently picked up a bundle of (roughly) 5″ squares marked “indeterminate fabric” hoping I could turn them into a quilt.  They were a bit … Continue reading

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Resolved…again

I had more or less given up New Year’s resolutions until last year when I made a list of works in progress and resolved to finish all of them before starting anything new.  Like many of us quilters, I again … Continue reading

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Now that the crying is over

Back in August, I was working on a couple of fish quilts from fabric that my friend Carol gave me for donation quilts.  I was so excited about how my first Attic Window turned out.  Here it is ready for … Continue reading

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Fish quilts

On a recent trip to Panama, I got to spend several days with my friend Carol–sewing, chatting and dreaming about future projects.  Her fabric tastes have changed since she started quilting so she sent a stack of fish fabric home … Continue reading

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THIS has never happened before

I sewed a whole side of binding before I noticed THIS.  From the top all seemed fine and the machine sound never changed. Although this mess was on the bottom, my first thought was to reseat the bobbin.  Then for … Continue reading

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