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April 26, 2015
Beautiful Day from Quilts....etc.

Saturday was such a beautiful day that I wasn’t sewing much – in fact I don’t think I touched fabric until evening.  We were working on our raised vegetable beds.  A photo taken early in the day – but later in the day I had the second bed part way ready – more soil to […]

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Split Personality: Spring Bloom Blog Hop (and fabric giveaway!) from Live a Colorful Life

Welcome to today's stop on the Spring Bloom fabric blog hop. Spring Bloom is the first fabric line for designer Amanda Caronia. It is a bright and cheery fabric line and I'm thrilled to be participating.

Awhile ago, I had come up with a positive/negative block involving hexies. So I made a practice block, decided it needed more contrast to make it "pop," set it aside and kind of forgot about it.

When I saw Amanda's fabric,  the block popped back into my head so I asked if I could use black as a contrast fabric ...

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Blog Anniversary! Top 10 quilts to date! from Magpie Quilts

To celebrate four years of blogging as Magpie Quilts, here in no particular order, are the ten quilts that I have sold (or still have for sale!) that I love the most! Enjoy!

Tiny windmills
Almost antique sawtooth
Dresden Star
Sampler patchwork
Bearspaw Quilt
Irish Chain quilt
Kaleidoscope quilt
Baby Quilt
Baby Chevron Quilt
Chevron Quilt
Which is your favourite? I would love to know!


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Sewing and last treat baked....... from Exuberant Color

I sewed this group of triangle squares and then went down to the basement.

I had seven of these blocks to sew together to prepare the next two columns to be added to the first sewn group.

After sewing those blocks I'm off to the next decision.  You can see I have one more triangle unit to sew before I can sew those 2 rows together.  I need to decide whether to use 2 of the 3 pink/red fabrics next or switch those with those darker purple ones to their right.  After all of the company leaves I ...

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Hand Quilting from Quilting Stories

Hand quilting
Hand quilting
Lilac tree

My last three posts showed you my Liberty Four Patch progress step by step.

Forth step : putting the basted three layers on the hoop and starting hand quilting.
After trying many kinds of batting (synthetic, cotton, wool) I found out that for hand quilting the synthetic one gives the best result. You can almost get the Trapunto look by making very small stitches and slightly pulling the thread.

The second picture shows how I use my hoop to quilt the border.

After hand quilting is finished, I sewed the binding as shown here and here, and this is the last ...

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Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015) from Itchin to get Stitchin

Dead Rising: Watchtower in Top Quality

Now you can see Dead Rising: Watchtower in HD format with duration 118 Min and was published in 2015-03-27 with MPAA rating is 3.

  • Original Title : Dead Rising: Watchtower
  • Movie title in your country : Dead Rising: Watchtower
  • Year of movie : 2015
  • Genres of movie : Action, Horror, Thriller,
  • Status of movie : Post Production
  • Release date of movie : 2015-03-27
  • Companies of movie : Dead Rising Productions, Contradiction Films,
  • Countries of movie : United States of America,
  • Language of movie : English,
  • Durationof movie : 118 Min
  • Average vote of movie : 4.2
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Purple stripes: quilt #8 from miss erin crafts

The purple piano keys on the right of the quilt below was leftover from another quilt I recently made and decided to do a simple quilt by pairing it up with the grey and fun backing.  I really couldn't see cutting up the piano keys, so this seemed like the most logical option.

This lap sized quilt is also for a wedding party member.  Everything is from stash except for the tiny piano keys.  They are have charms from a fellow quilter friend!

-Until next time

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De brullende leeuw van Ens...... from Quilts Van Kippetje en Meer

Ook dit jaar is er in het kader van het Tulpenfestival

foto: Marga Kuijk

in de Noordoostpolder weer een dorpencompetitie van mozaïeken. 

Dit jaar, evenals de twee voorgaande jaren, is het ontwerp van Marga van Kuijk.
Ze ontwierp een 3D mozaïek in vlammende kleuren!

Uit mijn vroegere jaren in Dorpsbelang weet ik nog dat dit heel veel werk is: de tulpen moeten eerst ( uiteraard) gekweekt, gekopt, gestoken etc. En dat allemaal door een grote groep vrijwilligers. In eerdere jaren gebeurde dat steken ter plekke maar tegenwoordig gebeurt dat eerst in bakken die vervolgens weer vervoerd en geplaatst moeten worden.

Maar ...

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» Buttermilk Basin Design Studio

Hey Everyone... Stacy here!  I can't believe the cats took over and did such a sweet thing for me!  Doesn't surprise me one bit that Oli even did a photo shoot for the post!!!  

They sure are good helpers!  Sometimes even too good!  They are always trying to lend me a paw or two!!!  So since you all were so kind to take time and share a bit about your pets or grand pets... I've decided you all will be winners get (1) up to $9.00 pattern!  The last winner is Nancy at 11:59!  (So ...

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PlainStitch Autumn/Winter Class Schedule Now Booking from Plain Stitch

As you all know we have been working hard behind the scenes for months now to get our Autumn Winter Schedule packed full of as many fab classes as we can squeeze in. We've listened to your requests and are excited to add a whole range of additional hand work classes with Victoria and Penny from embroidery to cross stitch and knitting to crochet. We have designed two completely new big original quilting classes with Deb and Claire, the Arendelle Quilt and The WholeCloth Quilt as well as lots more dressmaking options from Jeanne and Val, with an all ...

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Knitting Almost Finished from BedofRosesMQ

I just took this off the needles. It needs threads woven in and blocked. It's a pattern from Kelly Herdrich called In Threes. It's a very easy knit and I wanted to try it out to see how long it would take to knit. Took about 3 evenings watching tv. I used Cascade 220 Superwash color 841 called Moss. It's a much prettier color than the picture shows.
 I'm going to make one for my almost 2 yr old Great Granddaughter and the 3yr old Great Granddaughter. This will be posted over at Patchwork Times check ...

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Lovely things our customers have made! from The Village Haberdashery

There are so many, many amazing makes by our customers in this round up of “Lovely things our customer have made!” Oh man. Get ready to be seriously inspired! And don’t forget to share your own makes #tvhhaul and you could win prizes!

Such a pretty rainbow mini quilt from @sewgoclimbing! The pattern is by @elizabethagh

The Village Haberdashery customer makes!

Really digging this mini quilt by @brittlewords! She used the Fractal pattern by @pattysloniger

The Village Haberdashery customer makes!

This baby quilt by @mangosteenha is such an awesome idea for personalising a simple block layout!

The Village Haberdashery customer makes!

Such a happy spring bag by! Fabric is from Priory ...

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A Pretty Picture for Sunday - A Horse in Granite from Lizzie Lenard Vintage Sewing

A beautiful fountain in a square outside one of the side entrances to the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.

I went for a six day trip to Santiago last week with my brother.  It is a city built of granite, massive and forbidding under grey skies, but when the sun comes out the stone absorbs the heat and reflects the light in such a way that it feels like a different city.

Welcome to Mona Dolan, the latest follower - thank you for joining!

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Sunday Stash Report {Foxes, Hedgehogs and More!} from Busy Hands Quilts

If I had shown you everything I bought over spring break, you would have thought I went over the top, so I've been feeding it to you a little at a time!  This week's installment includes foxes and hedgehogs with a coordinating stripe!  Next down the pile is Simply Style yardage for the HST quilt which is my April goal for 2015 Lovely Year of Finishes.  Below that are two red prints that just spoke to my heart.  Then bicycles with kites, and finally a delightful owl and bird print.  Below are close-ups of the last two since ...

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Pour l'Amour du Fil- Special Exhibit Photos from Wonkyworld

showing "Fruity Beauty" at Pour l'Amour du Fil in Nantes
Pour l'Amour du Fil 2015 was held Wednesday through Saturday, April 22-25, and there were eight special exhibitors: Irene Blanck, Dijanne Cevaal, Kaye England, Willyne Hammerstein, Tomie Nagano, Fumiko Nakayama, Kimberly Rado, and I.

very impressed with the work of Irene Blanck

Dijanne Cevaal exhibited beautiful works made from her linocuts

a linocut print I purchased from Dijanne Cevaal
we loved getting to know Kaye England and her quilts
Kaye is clearly inspired by antique quilts, and she has an amazing collection

Willyne Hammerstein's vibrant, kaleidoscopic work ...

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"Quilt Juffie Goof in Sneek" from Supergoof Quilts

Al heel vroeg op de zaterdagmorgen,
 zat Quilt Juffie Goof in de auto op weg naar Sneek.
Vanuit Tilburg naar Friesland is dat 'n mooi ritje,
en met de radio aan, 
zong ik met de liedjes mee,
maar als het weerbericht langs kwam,
zat ik toch een beetje raar te kijken.

Vandaag is het een grijze dag.
Met af en toe een buitje.
Dat klopt niet.
Het heeft geregend van Tilburg naar Sneek,
zegt deze ervaringsdeskundige.
Maar het kan natuurlijk ook zo zijn,
dat er 'n ondeugend regenwolkje boven m'n auto hing,...

Een buitje meer of minder ...

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Blooming Flower Garden from Ros-the-quilter

This is the view from the back deck, it's a natural pond with all kinds of waterfowl, fish and amphibians, unfortunately it's also a haven for water moccasins that mostly stay in the water! Care must be taken to keep the grass short to discourage the snakes from leaving the area and domestic animals are watched closely.

My friend's husband makes a mean mango daiquiri and that's what we had with our yummy lamb shanks, a lovely evening to a successful day.L
Project #3 was our focus today, starting with the strips for the background ...

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Latest Mexican blouse gifted this week from Stitch and Yarn

I finished another blouse this week. It was a birthday present for an old friend – not that she's old, just that we've been friends for a long time.

It's been good timing as I'm in the middle of teaching a class on how to make them, so it means I'm reminding myself of techniques and re-reading my notes as I go, to make sure they still all make sense.
The above pic is where the blouse was at last time you saw it at the beginning of the month.
I drew the bodice design to ...

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Creative Arts Inspiration: When a Person Really Desires… from Professional Quilter

“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspired to help that person realize his dream.” ~Paul Coelho





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The Pact II (2014) from Itchin to get Stitchin

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Now you can see The Pact II in High Quality Video with duration 96 Min and has been aired on 2014-09-05 with MPAA rating is 9.

  • Original Title : The Pact II
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  • Year of movie : 2014
  • Genres of movie : Horror, Mystery, Thriller,
  • Status of movie : Released
  • Release date of movie : 2014-09-05
  • Companies of movie : Preferred Film & TV,
  • Countries of movie : United States of America,
  • Language of movie : English,
  • Durationof movie : 96 Min
  • Average vote of movie : 4.7
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  • Translation of movie : EN,RU,DE,FR,HU,EL,ES,
  • Actors of movie :
    • Camilla Luddington ( June Abbott )
    • Caity Lotz ( Annie )
    • Scott Michael Foster ( )
    • Haley Hudson ( Stevie )
    • Amy Pietz ( Maggie Abbot )
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