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October 19, 2020
More of the Same from Quilts....etc.

Just same old, same old here.  Hexies, quilting, and a walk – no outside work was done yesterday and I think it will be raining today so I will get two days off of digging up the flower bed – gives me more time to get some more bulbs I guess! I think you can […]

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October 18, 2020
Closer to a Finish from Quilts....etc.

The end is in sight for both Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds and Alaska – in fact they might end up being finished on almost the same day – wouldn’t that be weird.  I was working a lot outside yesterday but I did get some work inside done as well. First this half diamond […]

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October 17, 2020
More Diamonds from Quilts....etc.

Before I got busy attaching the side diamond and the bottom half diamond to the row that I had showed I realized I was going to have two yellow diamonds next to each other so I changed it out – the one I changed out was the little half diamond on the bottom that is […]

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October 16, 2020
Hexie by Hexie this Quilt Will Be Done from Quilts....etc.

I think – if I counted right that there are 1,194 pieces in the Lucy quilt – and that is not the most I ever did – believe me the two Dear Jane Quilts I made had many more pieces than that!  Little by little this quilt is getting done –  the lower half diamond […]

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October 15, 2020
A Little Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Not much got done yesterday for some reason or another so not much to share. I do have a half diamond for the bottom of Lucy picked out and ready to stitch – one more of these and a corner and I will be ready to work my way through finishing this piece Other than […]

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October 14, 2020
Same Old Stuff from Quilts....etc.

Things never change around here do they – quilting, crochet, piecing, yard work and reading! First up I finished the side half diamond for the Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds quilt – now I have 2 bottom pieces- half diamonds and a corner unit to make – then I will get those last rows […]

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October 13, 2020
Diamonds and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

It was a nice busy day going from project to project and getting in a nice walk outside as well – Don’t you just love it when the high is 73 and sunny – a bit breezy but not enough to destroy a day! A little crochet got done – I finally have the pattern […]

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October 12, 2020
Die Cutters from Quilts....etc.

Do you have an Accuquilt or some other form of fabric cutting machine?  I’ve got an accuquilt and I must admit I do not use the dies as much as I should – for the Batik bundle that I showed yesterday I decided whatever quilt I make next must be used from the dies that […]

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October 11, 2020
Fabric, Hexies and Outside from Quilts....etc.

I always like batiks but I must admit right now I do not have a lot of them in the stash – so a couple months ago I saw that the Green Fairy was having a pre-order sale I pre-ordered a bundle of Aloha Batiks from Moda – I love them – now to put […]

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October 10, 2020
And The Winner Is from Quilts....etc.

yes finally time for the drawing for the winner of Barbara Cline’s book Diamond Star Quilts – thanks to all that participated in this drawing last week.  I had 81 entries and the random number generator picked  Marti Meadows – Marti I sent you an email letting you know so contact me and I will […]

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October 9, 2020
Hexies, Yarn and Fall Color from Quilts....etc.

Another beautiful day meant more stitching outside on the porch in between several walks around the property taking photos of fall color.  I stitched one side hexie for the Lucy quilt – Stitching outside – I wanted to share the cute Edyta Sitar papers that I have been reusing from a project made a couple […]

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October 7, 2020
Skipping From One to Another from Quilts....etc.

I rarely work on the same project all day – it just isn’t in me to devote a whole day to one project.  I started the morning yesterday with crochet – right now at this stage I am still looking at the photo tutorial at the beginning of every row.  After the first little bit […]

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October 6, 2020
On To the Binding from Quilts....etc.

The Halloween little table topper has the quilting done – now I need to decide what to use for the binding – it could be the same black and white stripe that the backing it or I have an orange fat quarter that would make enough that is the same as the outer sashing except […]

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October 5, 2020
What a Nice Weekend it Was from Quilts....etc.

We had such nice weather on the weekend – Melanie and I got in the same walk all over again on Sunday – two days in a row of 16,000 steps – I will enjoy it while I can as who knows when the aches and pains of arthritis comes back – it is good […]

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October 4, 2020
A Little of This and That and a Walk from Quilts....etc.

It was such a pretty day yesterday that I met Melanie at the walking trails and we had our 10,000 steps done before 3 and then by the end of the day I has 16,000 in again like a did a week or two ago – here are a couple photos of our trails Not […]

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October 1, 2020
Halloween Quilt from Quilts....etc.

The Halloween quilt is layered and basted and ready for quilting.  I thought I took a photo of it while I was basting but I hadn’t so this one will need to make due.  The plan is to machine quilt it this week – it is only about 40 inches square I think with the […]

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September 30, 2020
Back to Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Finally I was done marking the stencil for the top border of Alaska and got back to quilting on Monday night but I hadn’t shown any photos since then – I am right underneath the red star now – about half way across – so this work was done Monday and Tuesday but I think […]

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September 28, 2020
Piecing and Stenciling from Quilts....etc.

Finally after two days of working on the corners and final border of stencil for Alaska I got it as good as it will get and got back to work quilting last night.  When working with cables and feathers it is not as easy as one might think to get your design to flow smoothly.  […]

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September 26, 2020
Halloween Face Masks–Check! from Quilts....etc.

Checked off the invisible list face masks for Melanie – I don’t really keep a list other than things in my head but I wanted that off my cutting table so got them done, washed and dried to make sure no germs on them and tucking into a bag. Now I have all the left […]

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September 25, 2020
Hexies and Crochet from Quilts....etc.

The bottom half hexie was added on to the Lucy quilt and the long row is pinned to the wall until I start to work attaching the whole row.  Not a lot left to do. This is where the row is that needs to be attached sometimes it can be hard to see in the […]

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