Tag Archives: slow progress

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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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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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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Curves, Curves and More Curves

What was I thinking when I let my son choose a pattern with so many curves and tiny points? After my success with my daughter’s quilt and my sampler, I was just a tad bit over-confident. Surely with the control … 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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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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