Category Archives: Quilting

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A picture is worth a thousand words….

Does it get any cuter than this?This is Ian, the very special recipient of the quilt. I think the smile says it all! I didn’t meet him until last year, but I fell in love with him immediately. Ian’s dad … Continue reading

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Withdrawal

I mailed the quilt this morning, but not without yet another post office story. Our town’s post office has cut back its hours recently, but the sign on the door said that the new hours were still until 11AM Saturdays. … Continue reading

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The quilt is done, why isn’t the Post office open?

I finished Ian’s quilt, added a label, wrote out the card, put it in humongous plastic bag, packed it in a box, sealed and addressed the box, and raced to the post office to get there before 5 PM. I … Continue reading

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Why I am STILL not done with my binding!

Ok, I have no good reason for not finishing it.  I finished the whole quilt in about 2-1/2 weeks, and Dork 1 quilted it in record time.  I have had it for 2 weeks already, and have almost none of … Continue reading

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Another close call…

I have been putting off doing the binding on the latest quilt for two reasons: 1. I have had a nasty cold, and haven’t done much of anything for the last four days. 2. I cut the borders lengthwise, just … Continue reading

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Typical……

After deciding on a pieced back, I didn’t have time to quilt this week anyway. Since I had a chance to buy one to coordinate, I did that instead. Face it, you knew I was going to change my mind … Continue reading

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I hate when that happens

I finished those borders at about 11 PM, and was all excited to possibly begin quilting yesterday. I ran some errands, blah, blah, blah, so it was late afternoon by the time I could really think about quilting. I was … Continue reading

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Borders, borders, borders

They mean the quilt is almost done, but I still hate them! I finished the top of this quilt tonight: not sure what’s crazier, that I stayed up and finished it even though I’m super tired, or the fact that … Continue reading

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It’s quilted!

Okay, so the title isn’t very informative, but I finished quilting Dork A’s green and purple quilt – the one she talked about here. I quilted it for her (instead of Dork A quilting it) because I used my longarm … Continue reading

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Yay! The top is finished!

I cannot believe that I finished my quilt top today!  I think it is the most beautiful quilt I have ever made.  I have made some pretty quilts in my life, but I think this is the best one yet.  … Continue reading

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