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September 10, 2020
Quilting in Black and White from Becca's Crazy Projects

Picking thread for a quilt is just as important, and fun, as picking the fabrics. In this case, I went with the lightest gray to coordinate with the white-on-white backing.
The quilting I planned and the quilting I got didn't match but I really like the result. 
Here is a view of the back of the quilt so you can see the texture. The wood grain ended up a little more organic than I planned but I really like the texture. 
Ready to box up and send by to the top maker for her to finish. 

And for anyone ...

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August 12, 2020
Custom Masks from Becca's Crazy Projects

Another quilter asked if I could make a pair of custom masks for a bride and groom. I said yes.

First, I used the machine's built-in fonts to design the embroidery and make it the size I needed. I then learned about poor embroidery alignment on pre-cut fabric and how my embroidery thinks I want one color when I want another. It was a good test.
Then, I got it right on the second time. I even managed to get it similarly lined up on the second mask. 
Different lining for yet another visual indication of who each belongs ...

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January 3, 2020
Heidi's wedding quilt from Fabric Engineer

The wedding quilt is finished!

It's large and therefore hard to get a picture of.  However, it wasn't too large for my quilter, so that was awesome.  The pattern is from the July/Aug '19 issue of Quiltmaker and designed by Sylvia Schaefer.  (The official name is Glow Tiles.)  I'll admit, I didn't like the pattern in the magazine.  It's one of the first patterns I've made from a magazine, so they might all be this way.  There were a few details that were missing so I had to do a lot of flipping ...

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