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December 19, 2013
It's a WRAP! from DaySpringQuilter

Last night I finished sewing down the binding on my Easy Street mystery quilt (Bonnie Hunter's 2012 mystery quilt pattern).

Here it is:


Here's a closeup of the quilting done by Jeni Mummery of Quilted on the Rock:


And here's the binding being sewn down:


Wild backing fabric eh?  Very Art Deco but the colours worked perfectly and it was on the sale wall so I grabbed it while I could.  I had a slight mishap during the binding of the quilt.  Not a mishap with the quilt per se...but the thread:


At first glance, how ...

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June 8, 2013
Dear Jane Retreat Show and Tell Quilts from Loose Threads

You know how your emails just kind of scroll off of your computer screen, and sometimes that means out of sight - out of mind.  Well, I do the same with my blog posts.  I add photos to a post that I plan to blog about, but a lot of times I don't get back to add text.  This is a post that I intended to publish after our Dear Jane retreat in Shipshewana last month.  I didn't want you to miss these quilts.  This group has a lot of amazing quilters.  Enjoy the show!

Tracy's Just Takes ...

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Dear Jane Retreat Show and Tell Quilts from Luann's Loose Threads

You know how your emails just kind of scroll off of your computer screen, and sometimes that means out of sight - out of mind.  Well, I do the same with my blog posts.  I add photos to a post that I plan to blog about, but a lot of times I don't get back to add text.  This is a post that I intended to publish after our Dear Jane retreat in Shipshewana last month.  I didn't want you to miss these quilts.  This group has a lot of amazing quilters.  Enjoy the show!

Tracy's Just Takes ...

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February 10, 2013
Easy Street Progress... from DaySpringQuilter

With all of my Christmas sewing projects out of the way now, I returned to forging ahead on my Bonnie Hunter 2012 mystery quilt, Easy Street.  As of last night, here are all of the units happily dwelling together:


I'm hoping we get to play with yellow next (Bonnie's green).  Bottom left corner is step 5 units which I'm calling "Stuffed Christmas Geese".  Centre bottom are the yellow 3 1/2" squares which I expect will be either a centre block with geese around and maybe some of those 4 patches?  I bet Bonnie will be starting ...

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Easy Street from DaySpringQuilter

My blocks are not yet constructed but I've been playing with layout and borders in EQ7.  Here's where I've gotten to so far.

I will be taking this:



to this soon:

Alternate setting

or this setting?

Bonnie's setting

I'm waffling.  I'm feeling kinda lazy and want to avoid the set on point construction (#2) but I really like the look of it better.  #2 is how Bonnie designed it.  #1 is the lazy one I'm referring to.

I've had mixed reviews from friends and family about the colours, but I can't ...

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