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August 10, 2018
Crossroads from Quilts....etc.

All of the blocks and rows for Crossroads are now sewn together and ready for a small border.  But the border is going to wait until late fall – I have put all the fabric together with the top  – it is just going to be thin strips (maybe 3″ of each) of two different […]

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August 7, 2018
Brimfield Awakening from Quilts....etc.

Yes back to work for a block or two on this English Paper Piecing quilt called Brimfield Awakening.  I know some of you probably do not remember it and that is because I started it back in April and let it sit all summer.  But I’m going to work on it for a week or […]

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August 4, 2018
Crossroads & Quilting from Quilts....etc.

It has certainly been nice outside lately – we have had dry air – low humidity and it feels so nice – we are even sitting out on the porch when it is 92 outside and enjoying it for short spells – would be out all day if it was in the mid 80’s.  Last […]

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August 3, 2018
A Little Piecing and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Five of the 7 total blocks that I need for Crossroads are now done!  I could have finished all of them yesterday but I got busy doing other things and just didn’t get to it. More quilting on Fall Harvest was done on Wednesday night – I decided to use a stencil in the 4 […]

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July 31, 2018
Crossroads from Quilts....etc.

All of the prepared pieces for these blocks are now finished so today I will start to cut the left over pieces and hopefully I will have enough of the background pieces to have 7 more blocks – last night I laid rows out on the floor and picked a layout and also laid out […]

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July 29, 2018
Fall Harvest–Half the First Border Done from Quilts....etc.

This quilt is moving right along and I’m glad I decided to stay simple with the quilting.  I really have to do this if I will get caught up on my quilt tops and not leave them sit for years in a basket or hang in a closet like some do – I want them […]

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July 23, 2018
Moving Right Along from Quilts....etc.

Progress on binding for Tumalo Trails is going well – one more side left to do and then it can get tossed in the washing machine. My label – I order a package an etsy shop every couple of years, I think there are 15 labels in a package – something like that.  When I […]

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July 22, 2018
Birds and Flannel from Quilts....etc.

Bird Brain is progressing really well and should be done within a week I expect or less.  But then it was nearly done when I put it on the frame so it is getting done in the time I wanted.  Here is one that I finished yesterday And going across the top this is what […]

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July 20, 2018
A Busy Sewing Day from Quilts....etc.

I don’t know about you but when it is in the 90’s outside and very humid I tend to stay inside most of the day and other than running a few errands and going to the fitness center to exercise I stay home.  So I did get a bit done yesterday – 4 flannel blocks […]

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July 17, 2018
Tumalo Trails Coming To An End from Quilts....etc.

This was a fun quilt to make but I’m glad it is coming to an end – I’m ready to move on to another. Quilting from Sunday night And this is where I picked up last night – almost there!  I am linking to Sew Fresh Quilts today and To-Do-Tuesday — Esther’s Quilt Blog — […]

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March 15, 2018
Clarksdale Crossroads from Seaside Stitches

I recently completed a scrap quilt I had been working on for some time. The traditional block is called Arkansas Crossroads. The title of my quilt is Clarskdale Crossroads because it reminds me of a special trip. (We did cross the border into Arkansas, but didn't spend any time there.)

In June of 2016, my husband Bill and I made the pilgrimage to the legendary blues crossroads in Clarskdale, Mississippi. He bought this pretty resonator guitar on his 50th birthday. If you are not schooled in Mississippi Delta Blues, start here with Robert Johnson

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September 19, 2017
Crossroads Tablerunner from Sew Fresh Quilts

I'm so excited to be sharing my Crossroads Tablerunner!

I've been sharing little progress posts along the way and today is my day on the Fat Quarter Shop blog hop. For my project, I chose the Crossroads Tablerunner pattern from Sherri Falls new book - Tablerunner Bliss. I shared a few photos of this book in this past post, but if you want to see some really great photos and read all the details, please click on over to have a look at thisuper cute book here at Fat Quarter Shop

The blocks were super easy to ...

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