Tag Archives: Quilt

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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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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The Beginning of October = The End of the Tomatoes

It’s the last, lingering bit of summer – that final tomato harvest. This has been a summer to remember. It seemed that every time I felt like I was catching up, something else happened to put me behind again. Add … Continue reading

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Project Finished!

Yes, after a quarter of the year is already past, I finally have my first completed project. I really am a slow-poke quilter. I did even break out the sewing machine to attach the binding. But everything else was done … Continue reading

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When Not To Quilt

I’ve been pretty pleased with the progress I’ve made hand quilting this project over the last week. So, in spite of being tired and having a headache, I decided to press on and try to get another piece of sashing … Continue reading

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