Category Archives: Solids

Finish It Up ~ Office Hours

I finally quilted this small bit. It would have looked better with a facing, but I wanted to try matching the binding to the piecing. It worked out pretty well even the the gray of the binding is different than … Continue reading

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Sawtooth Diamond in a Square

I’m so loving this color combination! Time to add more triangles. And more. And finally, borders. Next, I will make binding and then pack this up to quilt on the long arm. I think this needs lots of feathers. Have … Continue reading

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A Little Amish Improv

This antique Amish quilt on Pinterest caught my eye recently. I’ve been wanting to work with solids lately and this seemed a good project to play with. Except I decided not to measure anything. I love the colors in the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Solid HSTs

Done! I am glad to have a true finish this week. I used what I had on hand for this quilt, so perhaps it should be called, Make Do. After loading on the long arm and basting the edges, I … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Melon

This quilt was started 25 years ago. I got templates from Sharlene Jorgenson. Anyone remember her? After piecing nine blocks, I gave up. The intersections are awful but I had too much invested in it to throw it away! So … Continue reading

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TBThursday ~ Solids

I have another TBT post for you today, this time, I am showing  quilts I have made with solid fabrics. Not a print to be found here today! I love that solids are so versatile and at times, I think … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

Hubby and I are leaving tomorrow morning on our trip to Missouri. I did laundry and got mostly packed on Monday so I found myself with a bit of time yesterday morning. I puttered around the sewing room a bit … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday!

I am so excited to share my finished City Sampler with you! As you may recall, Daughter #1 gave me Tula Pink’s City Sampler book for my birthday. I started making blocks on March 18th. I finished the hand sewing … Continue reading

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Finish it up Friday

Today I am sharing with you my finished Color Bars quilt. It measures 42″ x 60.” I used Glide thread in Cool Grey and a low loft Pellon Poly batting. Because I started with a jelly roll of solids, I … Continue reading

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I made a bit of progress yesterday on two different projects. First, the solids project. I got the top together after a bit of trimming of the blocks. Unfortunately, the top was a few inches shy if the size required … Continue reading

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