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Finish It Up ~ Blue Collar Diamonds

I cannot tell you how much I love this little quilt. I love new fabric, but there is something about a quilt made from clothing that brings it to a whole new level for me. The binding bothers me less … Continue reading

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Diamonds Progress

Lots of long arming this week! This is the next top on the frame. I love it so much that I’m thinking about making a bigger version. Time to finish that binding. I love my backing choice and the binding … Continue reading

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Quilting my HRT Quilt

I got this little top loaded up and this time, I knew just how I wanted to quilt it. I used my pattern boards. This is the set up. Here it is, half done. I could have stopped here, but … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I’m getting to the end of this project! I didn’t have vintage stash with me in Arizona so as I came across pieces that needed replacing, I just skipped quilting them and moved on. Pieces like this. I think I … Continue reading

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This and That

I was a bit under the weather this week, but I had good company. My faithful friends never left my side. Daughter #2 sent pictures of our big prickly pear cactus that is blooming in AZ. How beautiful is that? … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Scrappy Strips

This top was on my shortlist to quilt because I just love it so much! I started with parallel lines. When I had covered the entire surface, I removed the quilt from the frame, rotated it 90 degrees, and reloaded … Continue reading

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Jack Skellington

You may remember my sewing days with my sweet DIL, here and here. She wanted to make a quilt for a friend that loves Jack Skellington. She found the perfect fabric and jumped right in hand piecing! During our sewing … Continue reading

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A Couple Small Finishes

I showed this little bit in the frame last weekend. I did quick and easy random lines of stitching across it. Here is the back, It just wasn’t screaming quilt to me, so I made another zippered bag. It finished … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

I have my Scrappy Strips top loaded on the frame and I’m trying to decide how to quilt it. I use a free app on my iPad called You Doodle to draw on my photos and try out quilting designs. … Continue reading

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Sew Kind of Wonky?

I’ve had two beautiful layer cakes of Heather Bailey fabric for several years now. As soon as I saw this, I knew that is what I wanted to do with them. I even had the ruler! But they waited for … Continue reading

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