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February 18, 2019
2019 Free Motion QAL: Show and Tell - Some Progress Pics from Karen's Quilts, Crows, & Cardinals

Happy President's Day All!

On our "off" week I thought it would be
fun to share a few
Work In Progress pictures
received via Email, Facebook and Instagram

I get all excited when I receive progress pictures.

Honestly !

It makes my day...

I love that each person makes the project their own.

using any machine they have available...
with or without a stitch regulator

Some folks are just getting started...
and some folks had a baby shower deadline so they are DONE !!
(I'll show you more of this one later ;) 
Some folks are working on a longarm...
 Others ...

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February 11, 2019
2019 Free Motion QAL: Check In & Tips from Karen's Quilts, Crows, & Cardinals

Hey Hey Fellow Quilters...

Have you joined our
2019 Free Motion Quilt Along
featuring Lewe the Ewe fabric panel by
World of Susybee?

It's a Mystery!

To date Wendy and I have shared the following Quilt Along (QAL) posts...


Jan 7:  Announcement Post  ✅
   Jan 21:  Setup, Planning, Basting  
Feb 4:  Inside Center Panel  

Also -- I've also created a YouTube Playlist referencing all the videos I've shared.
Click the image below to get started:

If you're just tuning in, there's ample time to catch up.

We're taking Monday ...

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2019 Free Motion QAL: Part 3 - Loops - Reflection - Stars - Pebbles from Karen's Quilts, Crows, & Cardinals

Greetings!
Welcome to Part 3 of the 2019 Free Motion Quilt Along featuring Lewe the Ewe fabric panel by World of Susybee!

 Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring and I are thrilled that you've joined us!

This week we're finally ready to free motion quilt.

If you're just tuning in to the QAL it's not too late to get caught up -- we have 2 weeks set aside to stitch the center of the panel!  Grab your fabric, book, and some thread and get ready to have some fun!!

2019 FMQAL Schedule:    

Jan 7:  Announcement Post  ✅
   Jan 21 ...

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January 28, 2019
2019 Free Motion QAL: Part 2 Stabilization & Catch Up from Karen's Quilts, Crows, & Cardinals

Greetings!
Welcome to Part 2 of the 2019 Free Motion Quilt Along featuring Lewe the Ewe fabric panel by World of Susybee!
I'm so excited to share this quilting time with YOU and my dear friend and mentor Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring

Thank you for joining us. 

If you're just tuning in to the QAL it's not too late to join in the fun.  We're very early in the process and there's plenty of time to jump on board.

2019 FMQAL Schedule:    

Jan 7:  Announcement Post  
   Jan 21:  Setup, Planning, Basting  

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January 21, 2019
2019 Free Motion QAL: Part 1 - Lewe Setup, Planning, Basting from Karen's Quilts, Crows, & Cardinals

Hello all and welcome to Part I of our 2019 Free Motion Quilt Along (2019FMQAL) featuring the Lewe the Ewe fabric panel by World of Susybee



I've teamed up with my dear friend Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring for this fun quilting adventure. 

We're really excited to have ya'll on board.  Thank you for joining us. 

If you missed the 2019 FMQAL Announcement posts you can find them by clicking the links below. 

These posts outline Fabric & Notion Supplies necessary for the QAL.

As mentioned in the announcement we ...

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May 14, 2018
Monday Musings - the Akrasia Effect from Pamela Quilts

After a productive week of getting things under control in my sewing studio, as well as at the quilt shop I am continuing to think about the effects of procrastination.  I read this interesting article about the Akrasia Effect, and it let me to reading several other articles about why we procrastinate and what we can do about the problem.


 One of the suggestions I read was that when we are putting an unpleasant task off, that we can break it down into more manageable bits so that the task isn't as overwhelming.  Another good suggestions was setting a ...

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May 5, 2018
Happy Derby Day! from Pamela Quilts

Kentucky Derby day is a red letter day in this household, which I am glad of because it means no house painting today!  What it does mean is that I can sneak off to my sewing room and work on the baby quilt I need to make for the Quiltsy team Baby Quilt Challenge!  I have half a yard of this sweet fabric to use in a baby quilt:

If you would like to see some of the quilts that have been made so far check out our team Pinterest Board - Lewe the Ewe Quilt Challenge.  Some serious cuteness going ...

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