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Quilting again

I have been a quilting derelict for months but this week I got inspired to tackle the Japanese Jigsaw I have been eyeballing.  I borrowed the pattern from a friend so long ago, she probably thinks I have stolen it.  … Continue reading

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Trying to get it right the first time–aargh!

This new quilt has to go together exactly as laid out.  I found I really needed a photo in front of me even after taking one block at a time off the design wall. So even with all these precautions, … Continue reading

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Quilts as puzzles

Recently I was sharing my hobbies with a new acquaintance and he commented on how similar quilting is to jigsaw puzzles–both favorites of mine.  I had to agree since I had recently finished this fractured quilt and found it quite … Continue reading

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SO MUCH sewing and giving thanks

Early in the year, I looked in my sewing room trash basket and there were so many empty spools that I decided to dig them out and start a collection as one gauge of my sewing for the year.  I … Continue reading

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