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Free quilting patterns

I love quilting pattern even if they aren’t free, so finding free ones is a bonus.  Sometimes an idea is a complication design will inspire me to try something much simpler.  I’ve always liked flying geese, perhaps because I find … Continue reading

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Making a twin size quilt

Some time ago my oldest grandson had ask me to make him a quilt.  I had made him a baby quilt before he was born, but that was ten years ago.  Now he wanted one big enough for a twin … Continue reading

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Two new totes

I “inherited” a stash of lightweight men’s suiting fabric.  Since it isn’t “suit”able for quilting fabric, I’ve been at a loss as to what to do with it.  Finally the thought came to me that it would make nice bags/purses/totes, … Continue reading

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Country Quilting

This week was rather crazy.  Home on Monday, but Tuesday brought a funeral and used car shopping.  Wednesday was a hair cut and more used car shopping.  I was home again all day on Thursday, but today was my husband’s … Continue reading

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Marking a quilt top for quilting by hand

Two months ago I finished setting this quilt top together.  Biggest project I have ever tried! Since then, I have been piddling around at getting the top mark so it can be quilted.  Marking is not my favorite activities.  Part … Continue reading

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Baby Julia

We went to a birthday party on Saturday for our youngest grandson.  I didn’t get any good pictures of Luke, but I did get of couple of our great-granddaughter Julia. This one isn’t the best of Julia, but it is … Continue reading

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Table runners, coasters, mug rugs, and wallets

I have worked on and completed a variety of projects this week.  The first thing I finished was this mug rug. Mug rugs are a great way to use up small scraps of fabric.  And you don’t need a pattern!  … Continue reading

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