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July 23, 2015
Back to Sewing! from Aveli's Quilts

Finally!
After a long break I am sewing on my quilts again!  Thank Goodness!

It seems that life just keeps throwing obstacles on the way to having a great time sewing.

Well I decided it was time to put the string blocks that I have been working on together.  For the past nine months or so, I have been sewing just string blocks, scrappy string blocks that is. They measure 4 1/2 inches square and are a mish mash of all fabrics . . . cotton,  polyester, flannel, and some I can't identify. Now I have two plastic bins full of ...

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July 7, 2015
Splendid Spring Blocks from Jolie Maxtin


String blocks for sweet Marika! She requested pink and yellow. These are going to be fabulous all together.  This was part of Anything Goes Bee and Book Club for May.

Although we only had to make 3 each, I feel bad because the picture looks funny, it isn't balanced and nobody wants to see my carpet.  Next time, I'll just make 4.

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May 24, 2015
Quilting with the Possum Town Quilters from Life as a Quilter -- Julia Graber

I prepared a red and green string quilt as a project for our Possum Town Quilters.
Using an old algebra book for foundations we placed a yellow strip diagonally in each block with
red on one side and green on the other side.
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Carla, Lawana, and Carol sewed strings while …
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… Brenda, Ebba, Karen, (Judy and CC not pictured) and I hand quilted.
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Karen is a new member and brought along some of her fiber art for show and tell. I love her use of bright colors
and improvisational designing.
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~~~~~ Parting Shot ~~~~~~
Paul’s mom had a birthday this week. We ...

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