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May 27, 2020
A Little of This and That from Quilts....etc.

I’m having fun doing one pineapple block a day – I had thought of doing two but the next fabric I was pretty sure was going to have to be pre-washed and it did – a very dark blue/black batik – I will need to press that before cutting today.  I had one more selected […]

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May 26, 2020
Masks Loops, Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Someone had asked me about how to make elastic loops for face masks from a t-shirt – cut the seams off of the shirt making yourself a square or rectangle of fabric cut strips about 3/4 inch wide and the length of your piece – you will sub cut these into 7 inch pieces.  It […]

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May 23, 2020
Rainy Days from Quilts....etc.

I was contacted this morning by several readers that the affiliate Bluprint on the sidebar was going out of business and what did I know about it.  It was a complete  surprise to me, I had not heard anything about it.  After a brief search this article was found – link here — yes they […]

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May 22, 2020
Binding, Masks, Organizing from Quilts....etc.

A little more to write about then yesterday.  I got my binding sewed down on RSC19Stars and now ready for the hand stitching part.  I had thought to do a multi color stripe for the binding but then I was lazy lol and just grabbed the newsprint that was on the final border instead.  I […]

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May 21, 2020
Binding & Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Finally I got around to cutting my binding sewing it and pressing it into one long strip – I hope to get it on RSC19 Stars today then comes the hand stitching part. Ready to sew Quilting on the Christmas quilt progressed I’m not sure if I am happy with the swirling lines in the […]

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May 17, 2020
Off The Frame–On The Frame from Quilts....etc.

That’s right one off the frame – RSC19 Stars is done – well except for the binding of course – 75 hours of quilting and done in 42 days – that is what happens when stays home all the time!  I’m not sure of the size – I think it is 75 x 75 would […]

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May 16, 2020
Taking Care of Scraps from Quilts....etc.

Instead of working on the final borders for the Signature Quilt I thought I would clear the table of all the left over scraps instead of tossing them in a box or bag to take care of later.  I measured and saw I had enough in sizes to cut them into tiny Bow Tie blocks […]

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May 15, 2020
Signature Quilt from Quilts....etc.

My corner blocks have been made and printed out on fabric for printing I was lucky I still had one sheet of it left to use.  Now all that is needed are the top and bottom borders I will try to work on that today. It is hard to see the bottom because of things […]

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May 14, 2020
What Day is This Anyway? from Quilts....etc.

And who really cares anymore – I’m not sure how many days we have mainly stayed home now other than a few appointments and grocery shopping once a week – we should be back to taking walks at the parks next week I think!  that will be a highlight of the upcoming days.   We really […]

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May 13, 2020
Batiks, Cookies & Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Oh it was so chilly yesterday – really one just doesn’t expect it to stay in the 40’s on May 12!  our high was about 47 and it was a cold rain to go with it – go ahead and laugh at me you northers’ that are used to cold temps – I used to […]

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May 12, 2020
A Little Piecing A Little Crochet from Quilts....etc.

Such a chilly day for May – barely hit 60 and that didn’t last long!  So it was mainly an inside day and some errands to run so got out of the house for a little bit too – just prescriptions and grocery’s, Mike got a new battery for Melanie to help with car trouble […]

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May 11, 2020
A Little Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Really not much was done yesterday – it was a quite day at home going into week 9 or is it 10 now.  More things will be opening this week, but I really don’t want to go get my hair cut or eat out – well I want to do both of those but I […]

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May 10, 2020
Caught up on the RSC20 Blocks from Quilts....etc.

Two more blocks done from my RSC20 – Country Charmer quilt – I have April and May done and it is all put away in it’s box now – I will link up to Sew Scrappy after this posts in the morning.  The blocks done are blues and greens – there will be sashing and […]

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May 9, 2020
RSC20–Country Charmer from Quilts....etc.

Finally I got back to work on Country Charmer – I had not done my April blue blocks so I got those made first and I will work on the May green blocks today.  I don’t even remember now what order they were made – was orange in January or was that February – does […]

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May 8, 2020
A Wool Felt Tote from Quilts....etc.

Gosh I do not know how this bag was sold with quilt shop things  indicating you could use a regular sewing machine to sew it!  it was so thick I knew I would need to get the Juki out as it is my heaviest duty machine and I bent needles and broke one going through […]

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May 7, 2020
More Shoo Fly’s from Quilts....etc.

The Shoo-Fly blocks for Afternoon Delight are done – now I believe 40 applique blocks? and 64 nine patch blocks made out of nine patch blocks if you can see what I mean from the photo – sorry the light from the room shining on the plastic covering.  The nine patches are made out of […]

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May 6, 2020
Alaska–Winner of Pattern from Quilts....etc.

Gosh there were only 17 of you brave enough to say you wanted to make the quilt Alaska LOL – I put the names in a hat And drew one out!  Congratulations Karen from Minnesota and Arizona Tu-na Quilts  let me know your Arizona address as I know that is where you are trapped right […]

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May 5, 2020
Shoo Fly Blocks from Quilts....etc.

A little more on Afternoon Delight – and it was more delightful yesterday compared to the day before.  I finally have the measurements figured out and it was going better than the day before thank goodness.  Three 7.25 inch blocks finished – 41 pieces in each block. Ready for more today – I have my […]

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May 4, 2020
A Little Afternoon Delight from Quilts....etc.

Or should I say total frustration!  I do not like how the pattern directions are written for this section of Afternoon Delight – just tell me a finished measurement in a clear concise way.  Normally I can figure out directions ok but this part of it for the Shoo Fly block – there are nine […]

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May 3, 2020
A Little Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Just a little quilting has been done as the weather has been so nice outside the last couple days that I have been out more than in.  Last post I didn’t show the RSC19 Stars quilt as I was showing off Alaska – yes I’m pleased with how it turned out and thank you all […]

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