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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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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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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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It’s All About the Contrast

Having gotten over the first hurdle of beginning to cut fabric, I’m now making some progress on this quilt for my son. He wanted greens and blues. I’m pretty happy with the level of contrast I’m getting here. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Why is starting to cut fabric so hard?

I always have a hard time making the first cuts for a new quilt, especially when it is largely my own design. It implies a commitment to my design decisions and fabric choices. But I have finally gotten over the … Continue reading

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Planning the next big project

The beginning of January saw the resumption of my library school classes, and a consequent drop in the amount of free time I have for quilting. But I can’t resist beginning to plan my next major project, since this is … Continue reading

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