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Antique Quilts and Such

I stopped at a local antique mall recently. I quite liked this pinwheel top. And this flying geese top was fun! It had really wide strips between the geese. There were several of these blocks. And several runners made from … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Thank You, Roberta

I love how this turned out! I almost wish I had made it bigger. Baptist Fans turned out to be a great quilting design choice. However, I wish I had chosen a darker thread for the back. It looks okay … Continue reading

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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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This and That

I hate the way the quilting turned out on this. But I did learn how to prevent this ugliness on future quilts. I’m not going to take the time to finish this as is. I’m going to leave it hanging … Continue reading

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Finish It Up ~ Arches

I snuck another little finish in. I pieced the top back in Arizona, but quilted and faced it this week. A facing seemed the perfect finish. This backing fabric was another Goodwill find. The GW stores in AZ are so … Continue reading

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Postage Stamp

I haven’t forgotten these. I finally got around to cutting out more solids for it. And I have plenty of these to work from! I really enjoy sitting down to make a block here and there, and it really adds … Continue reading

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Quilt Washing

I promised to share more on the washing of this quilt. This one deserved a good hand wash. You might wonder why I washed it. The batting and backing were both new. One look at this water and you understand … Continue reading

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In For a Penny

I think that’s what I’ll call this quilt! Anyway, I pieced the 9 patches back together. And I arranged them as closely as possible like they were originally. I did make it one row shorter so I could leave out … Continue reading

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Monthly Wrap Up/Goals

I never really set goals for this month, but it feels like I accomplished a lot. That happens when you have a pile of tops at the quilting stage. Here are my finishes. This top was made by my sweet … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please…..

I purchased this tied quilt on August 9, 2020. I deconstructed it in the fall and started hand quilting it on December 3, 2020. I took the last stitch on April 17, 2021. It was worth all the repair work … Continue reading

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