Category Archives: grief quilt

Tumblers in progress

It seems forever since I have worked on my Mourning Jules quilt but that is because I didn’t have a quilting plan for the border.  I had bought a template but decided it was too whimsical for the theme of … Continue reading

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Comfort quilting

Working on my Mourning Jules quilt has been such a comfort to me during the weeks around the first anniversary of his passing.  Although it is not finished, I far surpassed the goal I set for myself in early May … Continue reading

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Mourning Jules progress

The last three heart rows have been added for a full heart design.  Only three rows to go and then the border which I am going to attach by machine.  When I started hand piecing this quilt I did not … Continue reading

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Slowpoking

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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Slow poke quilting update

In the evenings I like to have some handwork for relaxing.  Hand piecing and hand quilting eventually get done if I steadily keep at it.  Meanwhile, updates on two projects.  I am pleased with the progress of Mourning Jules–about half … Continue reading

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Visible headway on multiple projects

Using my quilt frame for hand quilting has been putting a strain on my left (under quilt) wrist so Tumbling Stars has not gotten much attention lately.  Rest, ice, aspirin, a new magnetic bracelet–non were really improving the situation so … Continue reading

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Using my thinking cap

The Mourning Jules tumbler quilt will have irregular side edges when the piecing is finished.  I was thinking of adding half tumblers.  But yesterday I had a better idea–trim the edge tumblers.  I had only sewn three rows together so … Continue reading

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