Quilted Art Project – Part 2

I finally got back to the Quilted Art project, but couldn't spend a lot of time on it this week.  However, even a little bit of progress each week will, over time, complete the project.  I think I'll be able to stitch some on it today.  For now, here is where it stands. The last …

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Loading the Longarm

A lovely group of ladies in town make larger quilts every year to give all at once to a deserving charity.  This year they are making twin size quilts for Mainstay, the local women's shelter.   It is difficult to quilt that size on a DSM, so I have agreed to do the quilting on six …

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Catching up on Book Reviews

In the last two months, I have caught up with several good books from three good authors, and one in the not so much category.  In each case, I picked up new titles, at least new to me, from authors I have enjoyed in the past.  I have already put abbreviated reviews on Goodreads for …

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More Fidget Quilts for Alzheimer and Dementia Patients

A few weeks ago, I received a stuffed package of trims, zippers, patches, and other things from Rosemary in Virginia to assist our quilt club with our Alzheimer quilts project. In return, I promised to make her two Alzheimer quilts for her local group to see how to do them.  I finally got them finished, …

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An Early Spring?

Mountain living in winter is usually not the time to see a lot of wildlife, so imagine my surprise in the middle of winter to see this sight in our lower meadow! A sizable flock of robins was stopping by for a visit.  Get ready for a picture heavy post with lots of wildlife. Usually …

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Quilted Art Project

This project will be a Slow Stitching project over the next few weeks.  Today, I'll show the overall plan, and will update as I get farther along.  Someone asked me recently how many projects I have going on at any one time, and the answer is usually two or three.  I'll have something next to …

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Valentine Projects

I have been so involved with the mystery quilt, finishing some charity quilts, and a quilted art project I'll be sharing soon, that I haven't done anything new for Valentine's Day this year.  I did bring out the wall hangings and decorations, and I'll give you some links to where these were done last year …

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Scrappy Project Update Part 3

The scrappy project moves along slowly. After I finished the quilting on the patched piece, I thought for quite a while as to what I wanted to do with it. It wouldn't work as a quilt, it was too much of a mish-mash. The other thing I had in mind was to do something more …

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Super Bowl Sunday, Fun Food and Slow Stitching

Go Panthers!! Today will be a fun day, and I hope the Panthers do well.  One thing I learned a few years ago, I don't want any company for the game, and I don't want to go anywhere.  I want to watch both the game and the commercials, without having to entertain or have conversation …

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Mardi Gras Mini Quilt

The table stand needed something colorful for Mardi Gras, so time to bring out the scraps and make a new mini quilt.  The colors of purple, green and gold are gathered in this small quilt based on a single block.  The diamond shape created with the color placement is reminiscent of the harlequin designs used …

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