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February 21, 2020
A Little Sewing, A Little Yarn Work from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday was just a little of this and that!  I did get the first row of Alaska sewn together,and then made a hanging sleeve for Handful of Scraps.   I just wasn’t in the mood for the sewing machine.  After I get this quilt finished I will get back to work on A Charming Country Christmas […]

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February 20, 2020
Alaska–The Top from Quilts....etc.

The top has all the blocks done now – now on to sewing all those blocks into rows.  First I will check and make sure all the blocks are facing in the right direction but I will take a break today I think and get the binding on Williamsburg Beauty and a hanging sleeve on […]

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February 19, 2020
Well So Much for Progress! from Quilts....etc.

Big mistake on Alaska – but by the end of the day I got it fixed and caught back up.  Way back on block #5 I messed up and didn’t realize it until yesterday when I was laying out Block 12 to get those four ready to sew and realized I didn’t have the red […]

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February 18, 2020
Dresden Garden On the Frame from Quilts....etc.

I am ready to get back to quilting – I know I said I would rest my fingers for about a week, but did anyone really believe that?  I got Dresden Garden on the frame and some of the Baptist Fans are marked and I’m ready to quilt. This is going to be a bit […]

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February 17, 2020
Alaska #10 from Quilts....etc.

This quilt is moving along quickly but I don’t think I will be working on it today  I really have to get the backing for the Dresden Garden but and sewed together so I can get this quilt on the quilting frame.  And I need to trim off Williamsburg Beauty and get binding made. I […]

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February 16, 2020
Williamsburg Beauty from Quilts....etc.

Off the frame!!  There had only been a little bit left to do on this quilt Friday night and it is done.  I laid it on the floor to trim it and I need to clean off my table today to do a little trimming to square up before I make binding. This is the […]

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February 15, 2020
Alaska Block 8 from Quilts....etc.

With the finish of these 4 blocks of block 8 I have met my one monthly goal of blocks 5-8 for  Alaska – Giving myself a pat on the back and now I will continue on from here as it is going smoothly!  I will post again about that at the end of the month […]

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February 14, 2020
Block 7 and 8 from Quilts....etc.

Block 7 is now done and on the wall – this is how it went together – this is where I picked up on it and continued to put my sections together It really isn’t hard if you do it little by little, section by section – the quarters turn into halves And before you […]

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February 13, 2020
Alaska & Knitting from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday did not go as planned.  I had planned to have block 7 of Alaska finished and it wasn’t!  Instead I was fixing the signature block that got put in upside down.  Thank you Jeannie for letting me I would have been mad if it had gotten all the way to the quilt frame like […]

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February 12, 2020
Design Walls from Quilts....etc.

Sometimes I really wish I had a larger design wall so I could fill it up with two or three quilts in progress instead of having to take one down when I want another one up  – but most of us just have a small space for a design wall and if you are lucky […]

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February 9, 2020
Block 6 Alaska from Quilts....etc.

This block was a little harder than most in this quilt – I think there are 3 of the blocks in this quilt that use this layout but in different color schemes.  I worked on it off and on yesterday and finished the four blocks.  I got to this point when I broke for lunch […]

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February 8, 2020
Alaska Block #5 and RSC20 Country Charmer from Quilts....etc.

I was busy yesterday and all four blocks of #5 done for the quilt Alaska.  It really helps to lay your block out I think next to the sewing machine when there are more than a couple pieces to sew.  In Edyta’s directions she breaks the block up into segments to show you what is […]

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February 7, 2020
A Block is Done from Quilts....etc.

About time to show some progress – I will show all of the blocks for the RSC20 tomorrow for the link up but here today is the orange block that I finished yesterday morning – so I can put that box away now and work on the Alaska quilt to meet my goal for OMG. […]

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February 2, 2020
Little of This, Little of That from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday I didn’t get around to doing a lot of sewing, I had mentioned the weather was going to be nicer but it was still chilly in the shade, but the sun was out and that made it so nice.  Today maybe 70! for February 2nd that will be so nice and unusual – of […]

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