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February 16, 2020
Embroidery on the Quotation Quilt from High Road Quilter

I have been doing some embroidery.

The first step in making a crazy quilt is to piece the blocks, using a foundation which helps make the blocks. The foundation is also helpful in supporting the weight of the embellishments that will be added to it.

It's too late for my inspirational quote crazy quilt, because I decided to make a crazy quilt after the blocks were already pieced and the top had already been made. I decided to add an interfacing behind the quilt to serve as a foundation. In the photo above, I am testing the interfacing on ...

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February 8, 2020
Quotation Quilt from High Road Quilter

I told you in my last post that I was working on my quotation quilt. I don't think I introduced you to it and thought a more formal introduction would be nice. Readers, meet quilt. Quilt, meet my dear readers.

This quilt was started before this blog. The blocks were made during a block swap. The economy blocks all have a muslin center that has a a quote that is inspiring or comforting to someone who is going through a difficult time.

My best guess is that this quilt was started in 2007.

I don't do block swaps ...

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February 2, 2020
Week-long Variety Show from High Road Quilter

02/02/02. It's the 33rd day of the year and there are 333 days left. Superbowl Sunday and Groundhog Day. It feels like spring. What more can you ask for?

I wanted to take a break from the yo-yo quilt, but wasn't done with handwork, so I took out an old unfinished quilt. This quilt is made with blocks from a block swap. I have some embroidery on it already, but there is plenty of room for more.

I am not good at embroidery but anytime I do improv or folkart work, I feel the need to ...

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