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December 31, 2020
PHD in 2021 from Life In Pieces

It's the last day of 2020.  The pandemic has made life challenging in so many areas, but the year has been good in that I've been home to sew more. That helped take a small bite out of the UFO list.  Playing along with Quilting Gail's PHD in 2020 challenge was also a good motivator.  Gail is again hosting a PHD in 2021 Challenge, as my UFO list still has 22 projects on it, I'm definitely playing along again.    

I've selected 12 projects to focus on for 2021. My plan is finish at least 8 ...

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May 23, 2020
Celtic Solstice and En Provence from Life as a Quilter -- Julia Graber

Life ...
I love the transparency and design of this dragonfly's wings.

... as a Quilter
I finished two Bonnie Hunter Mystery quilts. My sister Emily long-arm quilted them and then I finished them up.
En Provence

Celtic Solstice

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March 26, 2020
ยป TheEclecticAbuela

It has been a VERY long time since I've posted. I've been working on projects, but life has kept me very busy!

I've a couple of finishes to show you. First, a bear paw quilt.

Bear Paw (79" x 97")
For the pads of the paws, I used string blocks of scrappy browns. I finished it with a string border.

Bear Paw (detail)

I also finished my Celtic Solstice. I used constant blender fabrics--I wanted the pattern to shine!

Celtic Solstice (78" x 78")

The dark color is actually a very dark brown rather than black as ...

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January 7, 2016
First Finishes for 2016 from Life is a Stitch

Jamestown Landing - Bonnie Hunter design

Celtic Solstice - another Bonnie Hunter design

Each of these was a couple of years in the making, and I'm glad to add them to the finished pile!

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January 3, 2016
Happy New Year! from Life is a Stitch last day of holidays to relax before heading back to work tomorrow.

I took some time this morning to get the bindings of these two quilts - - both of them are Bonnie Hunter designs -- stitched to the front.  I believe I'll spend the rest of the day with my feet up hand sewing the bindings to the back.

Jamestown Landing and Celtic Solstice

This week has been particularly busy, as we traveled to Newfoundland to ring in the New Year and celebrate the wedding of our oldest son.  Sailor Boy lives in Halifax, but his new wife was ...

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