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February 19, 2019
2.5 inch Strips from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday I got a lot of neutral fabric pressed so I could start to get 2.5 inch strips cut so I could start my final border for the Good Fortune quilt and wouldn’t you know it I hadn’t check my long cutting mat for the accuquilt die in a long time and it was shredded […]

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February 14, 2019
Good Fortune from Quilts....etc.

All the red/white borders are now back on Good Fortune and I didn’t throw it in the trash!  I know I was pretty frustrated with this quilt not laying flat  – I really didn’t want to put it aside because I was afraid I wouldn’t get back to it  – it is now laying flatter […]

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February 13, 2019
Quilts What Else from Quilts....etc.

It was so nice to have the sun shining yesterday.  I got the Good Fortune quilt out first thing to work on all morning – I knew I would be busy in the afternoon out and I really wanted to make a start on getting those red/white borders off and try to fix this quilt.  […]

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February 12, 2019
Good Fortune from Quilts....etc.

Well yesterday I was working on my Good Fortune quilt and decided that the wavy borders needed to be fixed at least a little bit and also decided how I would finish it.  I took one red/neutral border off – after I had added the last one!!  and took out a short section and re […]

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February 11, 2019
More Little Squares from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday I did some work on crochet earlier in the day and forgot to take a photo of the progress but there will be one later in the week.  I did get a little more quilting done – it keeps moving along each night other than one or two nights the last couple of weeks […]

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February 9, 2019
A Little More Progress from Quilts....etc.

Not much progress on the quilting front but I get done with a little bit every evening.  The propellers from Thursday night I have not worked on Good Fortune for a couple days and have one more red/white border to do before I figure out the size for the half square triangles that go on […]

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February 8, 2019
Retro Air Ship Propellers from Quilts....etc.

Well quilting from Wednesday is all there is to blog about today.  And I didn’t do all that much of it!!  I finished this area that I had started Tuesday and then was too tired to sit at the frame and work.  I got it done last Wednesday. On Thursday I rolled the quilt down […]

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February 4, 2019
The Featherweight from Quilts....etc.

What would we do without these magical little machines.  It is always so nice when you can fix them yourselves and not have to get them serviced!  yesterday I decided to sew some of the red/neutrals together for Good Fortune – I have one border pinned to the wall I need to measure before I […]

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February 3, 2019
A Family Day from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday as I said in the previous post Mike and I were driving to visit my sister in the hospital.  She was doing pretty good all things considered and the PT people came in and got her up for a walk and although they had to help her up she did well.  Well probably have […]

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February 2, 2019
Retro Airship Propellers from Quilts....etc.

I got a bit of quilting done on Friday night –  half of the yellow propeller had already been done on Thursday I picked up on the left side and above. and then I moved over to the print with the blue center.  I was at the frame longer than usual to pass the time […]

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February 1, 2019
Little Squares from Quilts....etc.

I had another one of those days when not a lot got done.  Quilting Burn Out?  LOL we all know I will never quit quilting but I do seem to have slowed down since the beginning of the year! So I did cut some red strips to start making more little red/neutral blocks for Good […]

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January 31, 2019
Progress on Good Fortune from Quilts....etc.

Well let’s make that a  little progress on Good Fortune – for the life of me I do not understand how so many finished this quilt so fast!!  I have all the borders that I had been working on – on all sides now — but there are still more borders to go to have […]

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January 30, 2019
Just One of Those Days from Quilts....etc.

I just couldn’t get in the groove yesterday to sew – I tried!  I did get the neutrals that I need sewed together for Good Fortune for the side borders, pressed them and got the green strips pinned to them – but didn’t get the sewing done.  It was near time to take Melanie to […]

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January 29, 2019
Piecing-Crochet-Quilting from Quilts....etc.

A little bit of all but not a lot of any!  yesterday was just one of those days where I did get some of a each project currently working on done but just not a lot. I started with getting the top border sewed onto Good Fortune – then I took a break to vacuum […]

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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 26, 2019
Piecing, Quilting & Yarn from Quilts....etc.

I must admit a second day went by when I didn’t touch Good Fortune! I guess I got a little burned out on it and needed a few days of just looking at it on the wall to decide where to go next?  But you know it didn’t disappear, it is still on the wall […]

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January 25, 2019
Contemplating Border from Quilts....etc.

I didn’t work at the sewing machine at all yesterday – the first day in awhile I must admit – I just needed a break from piecing!  I did look at Good Fortune some more though thinking about what to do next.  This is when a design wall really comes in handy.  I pinned some […]

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January 23, 2019
Mystery Border & Yarn from Quilts....etc.

Heaven knows why I didn’t get my border sewed on yesterday but the border is ready to be sewed on!  It is pinned on the wall still – maybe this morning I can get started? I am already thinking of the next borders! Yes Good Fortune is going bed sized!!  We both really like this […]

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January 22, 2019
Good Fortune and OMG More Scraps from Quilts....etc.

Well Good Fortune is coming along – yesterday I got two more border sides sewn but they are pinned to the wall not up – I need to make corner units and fix a mistake – I have enough pieces for the next side of the border but first I have to do some unpickin […]

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