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July 28, 2021
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

Another fun little quilt made by Mary.
I love these stars. 

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Here is the EpochConverter for 2021.  

2021 Charity Quilt Count: 35

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July 21, 2021
Plumage from Jean Swenson


Plumage

July 2021

While I have named this recent finish “Plumage”, I think “Into the Corner” would perhaps have been a more fitting name. The reason being is that I sort of got painted into the corner with this one. My plan all along had been to make this a quanket – backing the quilt top with a fleece backing. However, in letting the top’s design take the lead, it ended up being 66″x66″ which is larger than the readily available 60″ wide fleece at the fabric stores. I was truly flummoxed by the situation I had gotten myself ...

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Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

Last Saturday I dropped off twelve quilts with Annapolis Quilts for Kids. I filled my bags with more quilt tops and backings and headed home. 
I started quilting with this fun dinosaur print quilt. 
Followed by this fun I-Spy quilt pieced by Mary. 

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July 11, 2021
The "Y" in Yahoo! from Calgary Modern Quilt Guild

  The 2021 Calgary MQG Community Challenge Quilt,  with the signature "YYC" graphic was recently displayed at the Calgary Stampede.  Here's a few pictures from set-up.






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June 28, 2021
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June 27, 2021
Firsts from Jean Swenson


Firsts

June 2021

This is a quilt I made for my husband, twice. The pinwheel blocks are from the first quilt I ever made, 40 years ago, as a gift for him for our first Christmas together. The original quilt had been the pinwheel blocks set in a 4×5 layout with an ivory border and backing. I made it in the style of a comforter, using high loft polyester batting, that I sewed around the inside edges before turning out, like a pillowcase. I didn’t know to tack through the batting around the center area, so when it ...

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June 26, 2021
puppies from Ellyn's Place

Many years ago, maybe 12-15 years ago, Ally and I bought the Allie dog pattern from Bunny Hill Designs and made bunches of puppies for all of her friends. I had tucked it away and recently pulled it out to make more puppies from my hand woven scrap fabrics.

Whenever I weave a batch of towels I save the small bits of woven fabric that are left at the end of the run. I knew these scraps would come in handy one day! The puppies are backed in quilting cotton from my stash and stuffed with fiber fill. 


 These will ...

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June 21, 2021
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

I love quilts made with these different fabrics. A great eye-spy quilt pieced by Mary. 
I pieced and quilted this one. I used a fun star pantograph. I'm getting comfortable with the Innova long arm and loving the robotic quilting. I can do other things while checking up on the machine from time-to-time. 

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June 18, 2021
Sometimes You Rip from Becca's Crazy Projects

 
Never let it be said that I don't make mistakes. I do. Sometimes they are pretty spectacular. This is what happens when I fail to check the tension before quilting. That's right. I quilted an entire quilt before figuring out the tension was unsatisfactory. So unsatisfactory I had to rip it all out. The ripping wasn't that awful. The tension was so bad I could pull out 6-8" pieces of bobbin thread at a time. 
When that was done, I loaded it back onto the frame and quilted it again. This time with correct tension. I think ...

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June 15, 2021
What happens when you 'Goof Up' and Charity Row #7! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Oh my... the goof ups lately.. Watch my video to hear about them

  • Charity Sew Along Row #7
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  • FREE Garden Path Pattern
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*** Charity Sew Along Row #7 ***

*** Serendipity Charity Quilt Along Week #6 ***

Our Serendipity Quilt and Cross Stitch Chart will benefit Make-a-Wish Central & South Texas. We ask that you make a donation for each pattern ...

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June 14, 2021
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

This fun pinwheel quilt was pieced by Mary. 
Hugs and kisses, pieced by Mary.

If you want to contribute but don't have the time or skills, you can support the national Quilts for Kids by shopping through Amazon Smile. I don't earn anything from this link. This link lets your purchases support Quilts for Kids through Amazon. I don't add affiliate links to my charity quit posts on purpose. I donate my time, my machine, my thread, and my skill to the cause. 

Here is the EpochConverter for 2021.  

2021 Charity Quilt Count: 28

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June 9, 2021
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

This top was pieced by Janet. 

I had to piece a backing for this quilt pieced by another member of  Annapolis Quilts for Kids. I don't normally do this as these little quilts are usually narrower than a single cut of 42-44" wide quilting cotton. 
I challenged myself to match the print as best I could. It isn't perfect but you do have to look for it to find it. 
A cute little quilt once I hand it over for binding. 

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June 4, 2021
Safelight Project 2021 Update and Winners from From My Carolina Home

It has been a busy couple of weeks, with shipments and backorders arriving, case stuffing and bag filling for donation. Settle in for a long and picture heavy post. I had enough cases for the first delivery, and set some of those out on a large cardboard flat placed on the longarm to make it easier to match things up. The hairbrushes and pedicure sets were in colors, so I laid them out distributing the colors to coordinate with the case sets.

Here is a complete spa bag. The colors of the cases, hairbrushes and pedicure sets are coordinated with ...

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June 2, 2021
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

This quilt, pieced by Mary, was a wonderful surprise. I made those really wonky, scrappy blocks with scraps from another project. It was great to see them in a quilt. 

Mary also pieced this wonderful scrappy quilt. So many different fabrics in this one. 

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June 1, 2021
Book Tour Day #2 & Charity Row #6 from Pat Sloan's Blog

It's a Wonderful day to visit my first guest on my Book tour!

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  • Charity Sew Along Row #6
  • My Daily Video 
  • and we visit Jacquelynne Steves on my Book tour today!

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It's finally here, my book tour!! Visit Jacquelynne today

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*** Serendipity Charity Quilt Along Week #6 ***

Our Serendipity Quilt and Cross Stitch Chart will benefit Make-a-Wish Central & South Texas. Every twice a month the fat quarter shop puts out the next pattern for this gorgeous row by row quilt.

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May 26, 2021
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

I continue to quilt little charity quilts for Annapolis Quilts for Kids. I pieced this one using many leftover pieces from other quilts. 
This kit was pieced by Trudy. I'll drop it off with Annapolis Quilts for Kids and someone else with attach the binding

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May 25, 2021
Safelight Project 2021 Update from From My Carolina Home

We are making good progress to being able to deliver the first 50 bags of the Safelight Project to the shelter soon, hopefully in early June. This year has brought a change to the bags ordered, as the company I have been using doesn’t have the same ones I ordered before. So, I spent some time looking at their other offerings, but didn’t find anything as nice. So I began a search elsewhere, and ultimately ordered a new style from a different company. I actually like it better, and it was only a bit more in price, still ...

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May 24, 2021
Further from Jean Swenson


Further

May 2021

This recent finish is the largest quilt I’ve made, measuring 90″x90″. I quilted it on my regular sewing machine, and because I didn’t want to wrestle the entire thing during the quilting phase, I opted to build it in two triangles that I then joined after quilting – sort of quilt as you go (QAYG), but on a much larger scale. I had a few lines I had to quilt on the machine after it was all together, but this seemed more manageable than having to do all the quilting at its completed size. Due ...

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Travel Maker from Becca's Crazy Projects

Last week we had to travel to Rhode Island for business. My partner did the driving. I used that time to work on some hats for Knots of Love
I combined different yarns using the same pattern. 
This is a quick pattern that makes a great beanie in a short period of time. 
I looked at loads of patterns and ended up settling on this design of my own. Alternate between double crochet and single crochet rows. Make all stitches through the back loop. So simple yet very effective when alternating yarns. The one above was made with two different ...

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May 23, 2021
H2H -Hometown Hero plus 1- To be a star from Sew Sunshine


67 x 72
pattern by Tony Jacobson
Quilted by my friend Steph Jacobson

I really wanted to give a quilt to a 'Hometown Hero' as part of Sarah's quilt drive for Hands to Help 2021 (@ confessions of a fabric addict) I made a baby quilt for Little Lambs which you can see HERE. My mission now was to figure out how to find a hero for this quilt. 
Before Covid in my lqg I was assigned a quilt partner, sort of a mentor/mentee kind of thing. I knew my partner worked at a local hospital and so I ...

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