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March 25, 2019
Binding Done from Quilts....etc.

Such plans for yesterday – I had at least 3 projects I could have worked on – but after the minor thunderstorms of Saturday night we had a great day near 70 on Sunday.  Yard work called to me.  I got grass cut – well it was more mulching of the leftover fall leaves then […]

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March 3, 2019
Hexies and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Very close to a finish now and on Monday I plan to be getting Good Fortune on the quilting frame – only this much left on the Propellers to do. And for Slow Sunday Stitching with Kathy and the gang I have several things to work on – the crochet blanket and the hexies –   […]

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January 28, 2019
More Organizing Really Got Done from Quilts....etc.

Yup – I got more done – all the fabric except the flannel bundle are off the bedroom shelf and in the sewing room.  I doubled the stack of neutrals on the shelf now – amazing how I used to mainly just use white, cream and beige for background and now I mainly use prints.  […]

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January 27, 2019
Yes More Organizing to Do! from Quilts....etc.

I don’t think I will ever get done with the organizing of the sewing room but little by little it is getting done – but will it ever be finished LOL.   I think today for Slow Sunday Stitching I will work on my hand quilting of the Propellers and fold more fabric going through the […]

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January 21, 2019
Scrap Stash of Fabric from Quilts....etc.

I spent my Sunday morning with more organizing!  This job is coming along slowly but nicely.  This time I was going through more of my scraps to see what did I have!  I now have all six canvas boxes under the frame filled up  (they are not actually all the way full most are half […]

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January 14, 2019
More Organizing from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday I was so busy organizing it was crazy going through all that fabric – I am not done and what is on the shelves might get changed around some more as I do the cupboard in the corner of the room too. Right now the shelves above the sewing tables look like this – […]

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January 9, 2019
Busy Day from Quilts....etc.

I was going to spend a good part of the day yesterday sewing the blocks in rows from the Mystery quilt – the morning started out good and I got 3 rows of blocks put together. I took a break part way through and brought the small shelf unit that was white outside and spray […]

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December 31, 2018
Resolutions–Yes, No from Quilts....etc.

Well today is New Years Eve – how fast the year went by.  Do you make New Years Resolutions? I used to and then promptly forget them LOL – so no I no longer do.  I make plans and know I can change my mind if I want to!!  The years do fly by though […]

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December 22, 2018
Big Flowers from Quilts....etc.

I can not believe how large these two amaryllis plants have gotten – when Mike got up yesterday morning he found one had tipped over again – I don’t know if it was same one as last week or not but they have been staked and re-staked – tied and double tied – now I […]

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December 13, 2018
Mystery Quilt from Quilts....etc.

Well I didn’t get the quilt on the frame yesterday!  What a day — I was busy.  I got the backing fabric and the batting cut to size in the morning and it is ready – the quilt is laying over the bars of the frame but things just didn’t go right and I never […]

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December 12, 2018
Ciera’s Quilt–Round We Go from Quilts....etc.

Finished – well except for the binding that is.  Getting it off the frame – I actually finished it faster then I thought I would and therefore didn’t have the backing ready for the next quilt so the frame is actually bare for a day! Now I need to look and see what I have […]

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December 6, 2018
Fabric Was Cut & The Scarf Grew from Quilts....etc.

Yes at least a little was done in my house and tree was decorated – I really don’t put out that many decorations and still am not done!  Yesterday it was because I got all caught up in on the funeral of our 41st president – sometimes I watch these things and sometimes I don’t […]

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December 4, 2018
Started the HST’s from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday morning I got busy and cleaned & oiled “Hazel” the featherweight and got busy with the hst’s that were all ready cut.  Got them done and will need to get fabric pressed today and run through the Accuquilt – you can cut about 6 layers at least at one time so it doesn’t really […]

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December 3, 2018
It Was a Busy Day from Quilts....etc.

  Well we did not get the decorations all up and I didn’t do anymore yardwork – but I was busy Sunday anyhow.  I work up to sore hands – holding that blower and raking did them in but I was lucky and the stiffness worked out of them by mid morning.  I was working […]

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December 2, 2018
Must Get Ready for Christmas! from Quilts....etc.

We still have not put up our decorations other than just a couple and really need to get to that today.  We have been working on the yard too and trying to get all the fall leaves under control – and it is hard with this big yard.  Part way done – I had the […]

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November 25, 2018
Such A Nice Day from Quilts....etc.

It got up to 66 degrees yesterday – good thing we got out for a walk today as tomorrow the high will in the morning and drop all day I believe – well be a good day for sewing.  Here are some photos from our walk at the trails. We didn’t see any alligators this […]

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November 23, 2018
And We are Stuffed From Holiday Dinner! from Quilts....etc.

We ate Thanksgiving dinner at about 2 in the afternoon and other than a piece of pie I didn’t eat again the rest of the day!!  I think that is saying I made a pig of myself – or my cooking was good LOL  This was the first year to use my grandma Hazel’s china […]

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November 16, 2018
Christmas Tree Skirt–Progress from Quilts....etc.

Yes I actually got something done yesterday – it was a busy day.  The fabric was pressed for the backing and laid out on the floor – pinning to the carpet, batting stretched out over it and the Christmas tree skirt pin basted. The excess batting and backing was trimmed off so there won’t be […]

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October 31, 2018
A Rather Late Birthday Present from Quilts....etc.

My birthday was in late September while we were travel – I normally pick out my own birthday present.  Instead of something quilting I had seen a Yarn Bowl on line in various places and hoped to find one while we were traveling as we go in and out of so many arts and craft […]

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August 26, 2018
Back to Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Seeing as I am stuck at home for a little while longer more quilting will be done – and I’m working on more soft page books for Melanie’s special needs kids at her reading groups at the library. Some have said that I am dealing with not leaving for our vacation on time very well- […]

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