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April 28, 2020
to do from Making A Lather

Time to look at my list for last week.

last week's to do:
1. quilt Lucy's basket quilt - I am close - done

2.  Old world mystery clue #3- done
3. finish a snowman on my rug - almost

4. start sashings for shirt quilt - done

5. mow - done- it doesn't look as nice, but, it will do.

Next week's to do:
1. cut unity mystery clue 2
2. cut old world mystery 4
3. mow
4. cut shirt scraps

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April 24, 2020
baskets are finished from Making A Lather

Lucy's basket is a finished quilt. It has been a long time coming. The basket's themselves were a pattern by Bonnie Hunter at in her book more adventures with leader and enders.  My daughter and a scrappy quilter friend, Lucy, swapped the baskets in 2014. We each made 230 baskets. I moved it from ufo status to assemble in October 2019. I put it on my top 10 quilts I want to finish in 2020. I didn't finish it like Bonnie did. I wanted something smaller.

There are about 2,000 pieces in the ...

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April 20, 2020
borders for baskets from Making A Lather

One of my goals for this year is to finish my basket quilt. I really don't like borders, so I avoided this part longer than I would like.
The inner border choice was easy. I knew I wanted to continue the sashing fabric. I had a rough time choosing the outer border.

I had 20 fabrics out auditioning them.  I decided since nothing was great, anything would be fine. So I switched to what would be something I just really liked. The fabric I decided to use has a memory attached. It was an old print that I used ...

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April 2, 2020
A new goal from Making A Lather

It's time for choosing my goals for the month of April and the one monthly goal at elm street quilts. I had it assembled here in January.
I did not work on my basket quilt last two months. I want to add the borders and get it quilted. I am not sure how to quilt this yet.

I have this quilt - Sparkle punch that has been in the "to be quilted" pile for a few years. I think it is time to move it to the finished pile. The top is done, but, I need the back, and binding ...

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