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September 1, 2020
Alaska from Quilts....etc.

How can it be September 1st already!! It doesn’t seem possible but this year of staying home which should have been dragging by instead seems to be flying by. Slow and steady wins the race right – actually this isn’t a race but I do want Alaska done and on my bed for the holidays […]

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August 28, 2020
Quilting Projects from Quilts....etc.

yesterday we managed to avoid most of the storm – the hurricane came into Arkansas as a Tropical Storm with tropical force winds in the southern part of the state but it started to curve to the east ahead of our area in the west central area of the state so we escaped the wrath […]

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August 2, 2020
Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Heaven knows what I did yesterday but I did get more quilting done on Alaska and plan to do more of that today for Slow Sunday Stitching with Kathy.  Here is what I got done with on Friday night And this is the area I picked up on Saturday night and will continue on from […]

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August 1, 2020
Don’t you Love Packages from Quilts....etc.

I love it when a fabric package arrives don’t you.  I know some of you don’t order on line but maybe more of you do now that since the shops had been closed for awhile? I guess most are open now for at least limited hours and if I had one I just might be […]

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July 31, 2020
More Stitching from Quilts....etc.

Yes a little bit here and a little bit there and some reading too – I have not finished the Tall Grass book still and most likely will get that finished today.  The weatherman keeps saying we are going to start a string of days in the very low 80’s and very low 60’s at […]

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July 28, 2020
Quilting & Piecing from Quilts....etc.

Just a little bit from yesterday – I spent the morning grocery shopping and reading.  By time afternoon rolled around I settled down to make a pineapple block Then I decided to make a couple new face mask for us – I have some already cut out from the last batch of them that I […]

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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 17, 2020
A Little Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Not too much to blog about today – a little quilting from Wednesday night on Alaska One more Pineapple Block and now I need to cut strips so I will have some pre-cut pieces to work with next time I’m ready, I’ve used all the strips I had cut a couple weeks ago.  A little […]

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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 11, 2020
More Pineapples from Quilts....etc.

Two more pineapple blocks were done and caught up on ripping paper off of the backs – all stacked up in a project box – I believe there are 30 now – I’ve been lazy with this project and several days go by without working on them at times I am hoping all 81 blocks […]

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July 10, 2020
A Charming Country Christmas from Quilts....etc.

Is done! finally I really was slow getting the binding done on this quilt – I guess because I know I was not going to use it before Christmas.  This pattern is designed by Lynn Wilder of Sew’n Wild Oaks – after washing and drying it shrunk a little bit but I expected that it […]

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July 9, 2020
Quilting and Cutting from Quilts....etc.

More work on Alaska and I got six blocks cut out for the pineapple quilt.  The quilting shows up so much more on the green diamond then on the red square. Now to make myself do some machine sewing this week – I really haven’t felt much like it this week.  The binding is almost […]

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July 3, 2020
A Little More Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Before I got down to business quilting last night I needed to figure out the corner on the left side with the stencil so if I need room to “fudge” it a little bit I can – the stencil doesn’t fit perfectly – they rarely do- I need to play with it to get it […]

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July 2, 2020
What a Lazy Day from Quilts....etc.

Do you have those days where you look back at your day and think “what did I do?”  I was thinking of what to sit down and do a blog post on and had to look at my phone to see what photos I took – off and on during the day I click away […]

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July 1, 2020
A Little of This and That from Quilts....etc.

It was one of those days where I went to a little work on one project to a little on the next and round and round it goes. One more Pineapple Block 26 blocks done – I think if I ever do a pineapple quilt again I will invest in a pineapple quilt block ruler […]

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June 30, 2020
Quilting Begins from Quilts....etc.

I have most of the stencil drawn all the way across the lower border of Alaska but not all – some was done in the corner on Sunday night so I could begin quilting and then more was traced out on Monday afternoon – still one corner to do but that is the area where […]

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June 28, 2020
A Charming Country Christmas from Quilts....etc.

Quilted!  Not that it is a race or anything but I keep track of my quilting time just for fun and this one is 60×70 and took 42 evenings of quilting for a final 67.5 hours.  I have the binding machine stitched and will do the hand stitching off and on this week. I laid […]

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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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