Category Archives: Quilting

Yes, I Am Still Quilting

And now for a long-overdue update on the status of Dan’s quilt! The pieced border is finished and attached. All that is left to complete the top is the final, blue border. Of course, I’m having my usual self-doubts at … Continue reading

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So Many Changes!

It’s been a summer of change and upheaval for me and that has meant not much quilting got done. (Since I can’t bear to post without a picture, here’s an old photo.) I started a new job in a city … Continue reading

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Nickel Quilt Progress

I didn’t get as much done on this quilt in the last week as I could have. But it was for the best of reasons, a visit from my parents. Still, given my usual slow progress, this is pretty impressive. … Continue reading

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Finding The Joy Again

It’s always a sad thing when an activity you normally love stops giving you pleasure. But I had become so harried and distracted with a pretty crazy schedule that the joy had largely gone out of my quilting. I have … Continue reading

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Another Year Gone

Wow! It’s hard to believe another year has gone. Looking back, I didn’t even do a New Year’s quilting post last year. Two years ago I wrote a post about UFO’s. I’m rather horrified to look at that and realize … Continue reading

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I’ve actually made some progress!

I’ve been waiting for some real progress before posting about this quilt again. Then I needed decent weather to be able to spread it out and get a photo. It seemed like the perfect day this morning. No sooner did … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Month Makes

I am desperately trying to figure out where the month of April went. It really seems to have flown by. But not without something to show for it. I have completed 5 out of 12 of the triangle units for … Continue reading

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I Love Color

As usual, progress on Dan’s quilt is moving more slowly than I’d like. I did, however, choose the fabrics for the 12 starburst blocks for the outer section of the quilt. The pieces are all cut and I’ve begun construction … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Here in Northern Virginia, we’ve been enjoying an early Spring. My hyacinths have come and gone, and the tulips are nearly over. The Canadian Red Cherry tree in our back yard is in bloom. As we move toward summer, the … Continue reading

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Where has the last month gone?

The last month has been absolutely crazy, almost as bad the serious of natural disasters at the end of last summer. One bright spot in my winter days was this lovely amaryllis that was a Christmas gift from my favorite … Continue reading

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