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August 27, 2021
Sending Out An SOS from The Snarky Quilter

Last week I noted in passing that I was working on an improv quilt. This week I’m surprised to report that I’ve finished the design part of said quilt. The lengths I’ll go to avoid difficult projects never cease to … Continue reading

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March 14, 2021
Pi Day 2021 from Fret Not Yourself

It's Pi Day, the only time American dating makes more sense than European style: 3/14. Time to review all the circles I made this year.

My largest circle quilt was the Wheel although it's not back from the longarm quilter.

Wheel quilt top

I also appliqued circles on several quilts including the String Tulips

String Tulip quilt 2

and Mars on my newest grandchild's Christmas stocking

Christmas stock with Mars

and the Shadow Star sashing. The eight-pointed stars also look circular, probably because they are drafted with radii, and arcs.

Shadow Star quilt top

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March 10, 2020
Pi Day 2020 from Fret Not Yourself

"Hope is the choice we make to see the light, 
even while recognizing the inevitable presence of darkness." 
~Rabbi Nancy Kasten

Wonders never cease. Pi Day is Saturday and I'm currently working on a circle quilt as it approaches. In fact, the top is sewn. Sort of. Maybe I'm moving forward; maybe I'm standing on quicksand. I'm not sure. But I have sewn plain white sashing and posts to the Shadow Stars. While it's not as visually appealing as the green compasses, it's not lumpy and twisted either.

Shadow Star quilt with plain white ...

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