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It’s a new year!

Hurray! I’m so glad it’s a new year. The last one was not so good for my quilting, but the shoulder is much better and I’m able to sew again! Even better, I’m heading off to a quilt retreat in … Continue reading

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A Slow Recovery

As it turned out, my July post was overly optimistic and the shoulder recovery has been slower than anticipated. I have been gradually able to piece more and more but in short bits of time. Using a lighter iron helped … Continue reading

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February Finishes

              I managed to finish two more quilt tops in February. I named the bright one Jelly Roll Squares. The gray and yellow one is called Smoke and Sunshine. The patterns for both of … Continue reading

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Finish #3 for 2015

This week I started quilting on all the quilt tops that I made during the 2 January retreats. The first one finished from the group is Drop Box. This is a pattern from the book Take 5 Fat Quarters by … Continue reading

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January Retreat #2

What is better than a retreat? How about 2 retreats! The Bits retreat was lots of fun and very productive for all! I finished 2 and a half quilt tops. Again, these are smaller ones that might end up as … Continue reading

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January is Retreat Month!

What is better than going to one quilt retreat? Going to two quilt retreats in one month! Last week I went to the Piece Mill Quilter’s retreat.  On Wednesday, I’ll be going to the Bits and Pieces retreat! We had … Continue reading

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Year End Finishes

This month I decided that I was going to try to quilt all my unfinished quilt tops by the end of the year. I had four ready to quilt. Currently, I have three completed! Yeah! The first was Australian Adventure. … Continue reading

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Houston 2014

This past week, I made a quick trip to Houston for the International Quilt Festival. I took 3 classes this year. Two of the classes were on using Electric Quilt 7. Here is a screen shot showing a practice quilt … Continue reading

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Challenge quilts completed

            In the last month, I’ve finished challenges for both my guilds. The one on the left is for Bits ‘n’ Pieces. The challenge fabric is the print with all the faces. The challenge was … Continue reading

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Busy, busy summer!!

It’s almost fall and I’ve hardly posted all summer! It’s been super busy but I have managed to work in some sewing. I also made a short trip to California to visit Beth but I’ll post those picture later. For … Continue reading

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