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July 23, 2020
No Quilting Yesterday from Quilts....etc.

I must really need a break from the quilting frame for a couple days – I had no desire to quilt on Tuesday night – none at all – what is happening to me LOL – don’t worry I will still quilt I think I just need a couple days off – normally by this […]

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July 22, 2020
Life in the Country & Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Just so much to do out here sometimes  – this year with staying home I have been paying attention to the garden besides quilting and sewing.  Yesterday masks making continued and I need to send a bunch off to Jessica so they will have them for their cross country drive to their new home – […]

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July 20, 2020
Another Day of the Same Stuff from Quilts....etc.

Yes not much changes in my life these days – quilting, sewing, applique, kitchen, garden, reading & 2 or 3 fast walks on the treadmill – trying for 60-90 minutes total a day – just finished the newest of the Joe Pickett series “Long Range”  – I think it was number 20 – another ear […]

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July 19, 2020
A Little Here A Little There from Quilts....etc.

Little by little things get done even if it doesn’t look like much progress is made at time.  The Morning Glory quilt still looks the same but I am part way done with the 3rd side and for my Slow Sunday Stitching with Kathy I will take more stitches on that blue strip all the […]

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July 18, 2020
A Mask and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

I went searching for a different face mask pattern to see what was out there and found one that I liked a little better than the last one – here is the link to the blog it is on – basically the same except for the loop area and there were patterns for men’s, women/teen, […]

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July 16, 2020
Quilting, Piecing, Applique from Quilts....etc.

A little of three projects done yesterday – it was hot and humid so again more time spent inside then outside – I was out a little bit to water plants and pick tomatoes – only a few more will be in a couple days – I gave the few to Melanie today and will […]

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July 15, 2020
Morning Glory–The Last Step from Quilts....etc.

Finally Morning Glory is off of the table and in my sewing area.  I am ready for that final applique of stitching the blue strip all around the sides for the finish touch.  I laid it on the floor after the glue dried for a photo – forgive the messy table in the photo – […]

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July 14, 2020
Not a Lot to Blog Today from Quilts....etc.

Another day of not a lot of photos or things to blog about.  I did work but I wasn’t taking many photos.  Morning Glory had one more side done – it does take awhile I finger press the turn under allowance, line it up with the ruler pin in place and then glue baste – […]

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July 13, 2020
Alaska from Quilts....etc.

The quilt corner of the border that I was working on Saturday night was finished and Alaska was rolled down.  Now to get started in the next section – the border on the side and then an open space of diagonal lines before I get closer to paying attention to the main center point of […]

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July 12, 2020
Diamonds and Glory from Quilts....etc.

Morning Glory got taken off the wall and moved to the dining room table so I could work on the blue strip – it needs to be laid evenly in place and I find it easy to go ahead and glue baste to hold it down so I don’t get jabbed with pins.  The top […]

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June 23, 2020
Morning Glory, Hexies, & Pineapples from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday I spent some time tearing papers off of the pineapple blocks – I got almost half of them done!  They take more time then one would think they would – I think this was 10 of 24 blocks done – I think I will get all of the papers off and then start to […]

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June 21, 2020
Hexies and Applique from Quilts....etc.

A few more neutral hexies needed to be cut – a good part of the day was spent inside – it was so humid out – finally we got a little rain in the late afternoon that helped to cool things down but by then the bugs were out so I continued to stay in.  […]

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June 20, 2020
4 Projects from Quilts....etc.

Are you ever satisfied with just working on one quilt at a time?  I can’t seem to stick with just one project – yesterday I worked on 4.  I often times only spend 30 minutes on a project – go do outside stuff, housework, a walk – then come back and spend another 30 minutes […]

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June 19, 2020
Lot of Variety from Quilts....etc.

I was busy yesterday – I hopped from one thing to another and managed to get in 10,000 steps before the end of the day – it was hot outside for walking and it will get hotter – we decided to order a treadmill and it will get here by the end of the month […]

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June 4, 2020
A Little Sewing and Some Flowers from Quilts....etc.

Morning spent outside reading on the porch and the hot humid afternoon was spent inside with the air on – a little baking done and a little sewing. I feel like I am sharing the same things every day! Sorry about that – just trying for some finishes. Granola made to last a couple weeks […]

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June 3, 2020
A Little More Morning Glory from Quilts....etc.

Decisions on Morning Glory still have not been made but I am leaning towards more work – at least the opposing corner – I can’t say if I would ever get all four corners done so really will need to decide soon.  Four blue flowers with the embroidered centers and then this corner will be […]

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June 2, 2020
A Little Applique from Quilts....etc.

The only sewing I worked on during the daytime yesterday was Morning Glory and plenty of time reading and getting distracted!!  I did re-pot my tomato plants into much bigger pots – I quickly realized that the pots I had them in were not going to be large enough – they are now re-potted and […]

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June 1, 2020
Pineapples and Applique from Quilts....etc.

One more pineapple block done yesterday morning – slowly the wall will be full of them!  The dark blocks are not solid colors as you will see from close ups. very pretty dark blue batiks (pre-washed!) I hope to get a few more from some of these dark batiks and then will need to repeat […]

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May 30, 2020
Christmas Quilt and Applique from Quilts....etc.

Note:  Bluprint (on side bar) added a note around noon yesterday on to their page with this information: The last day and time to purchase individual classes, patterns, new subscriptions and supplies is May 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT. Maybe there will be no final sales after all?  What a let down. The Christmas […]

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April 27, 2020
Morning Glory from Quilts....etc.

Just a little work done on Morning Glory applique and I laid it out on the floor so you can see the size and also understand why I am not sure if I will applique the whole border – it is a large applique project of which I am loosing interest in over the past […]

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