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July 31, 2021
A Little Piecing from Quilts....etc.

And some quilting of course.  First the piecing – I had started another Rose Garden block the other day and meant to get finished on a block yesterday but got busy with other things and didn’t I need to press these flying geese units and then finish up the block – maybe today – should […]

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July 30, 2021
Pineapple Quilt from Quilts....etc.

A little more work done on the pineapple quilt each evening and it is moving along – when I rolled the quilt down the half way row is very much completely in sight.  This is the section I did on Wednesday night this quilt would be hard to keep track of where the half way […]

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July 29, 2021
Another Block from Quilts....etc.

I remembered to take some photos of block construction as I finally got back to work on the 11th Rose Garden block – I did miss the first couple steps but here are some from construction of the star blocks Construction is going much smoother now I’m not sure what color I will pick out […]

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July 28, 2021
Tomatoes from Quilts....etc.

And I forgot to take photos!  I was busy all day yesterday prepping tomatoes for sauce, cooking, and using the processor to put the tomatoes down into a sauce consistency before putting into containers and didn’t take one photo.    This time instead of canning I put the sauce in pint containers for the freezer.    Pint […]

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July 27, 2021
Skipped the Sewing from Quilts....etc.

Yes I just didn’t feel like sewing yesterday.  I did get some photos of the garden stuff though and picked more tomatoes I think I will be making sauce tomorrow. The Surprise Lilies have popped up to brighten patches of the garden – oops I see a patch of poison ivy growing in there – […]

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July 26, 2021
Getting into a Routine from Quilts....etc.

I am finding that the Rose Garden blocks get easy with each one – the trick is getting into a routine with it I think.  I still can’t sit long enough to finish one in a day but if I finish one every two days I’m satisfied.  All of my pieces are divided into trays […]

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July 25, 2021
A Little Quilting and Piecing from Quilts....etc.

Same old stuff here, read, piece, knit, quilt – garden and sometimes cooking and keep repeating day after day.  At times I wonder where the day went but then at the end of the day I look at what I have accomplished and most of the time it is a bit. Yesterday I got some […]

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July 24, 2021
The Rose Garden from Quilts....etc.

Managed to get back on track and get another block started yesterday – it helped that it was 92 degrees outside because it was too hot to be outside to relax on the porch and I have a good audio book to listen to also helps me to stay sitting at the machine longer than […]

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July 23, 2021
One More Block and Muffins from Quilts....etc.

Finally one more block finished for the Rose Garden – this makes nine finished.  For me I really have to get into an assembly line type of mood to get this done.  The day before I had lined every thing up – first thing I do is sew the flying geese unit to the top and […]

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July 22, 2021
Piecing Rose Garden from Quilts....etc.

Yes I finally got back to work and have one more block started.  This will be block #9 out of 30.  The corner units are made and pressed – pressing open as I go. Flying geese units are made and the blocks are laid out to sew today.  Then you assemble the 9 blocks into […]

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July 21, 2021
Garden Day from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday was so nice outside it barely got above 83 and low humidity – next week will be different so I’m glad I was able to enjoy it.  End of the week and next week – hot, hot close to 100 – I imagine I will get caught up on sewing then. Little acorn squash […]

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July 20, 2021
I Was Going to Piece from Quilts....etc.

but I didn’t – It was one of those days that went by and I’m not sure what I even did with it!!  so this is a short post  – here is quilting from Sunday night on the Pineapple Quilt  — ok so I know I did a short grocery shopping trip, picked tomatoes and […]

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July 19, 2021
Beautiful Day After a Rainy Start from Quilts....etc.

Sunday morning started out early as I woke up at 5:30 and couldn’t fall back to sleep – it was lightly raining – we have actually needed the rain here as everything was beginning to dry out but we have been having rain for 3 days now so it can stop we have 2.5 inches […]

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July 18, 2021
The Rose Garden from Quilts....etc.

The quilt that is – I really don’t have a rose garden anymore!  It took me two days to make one block for this quilt named The Rose Garden!  Trying to get the routine of this block is messing with me and not fun! it better start to be easier or I can see it […]

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July 17, 2021
Little Pieces from Quilts....etc.

Sometimes I just have to say I hate little bits of fabric and other times I love them!  When you leave a project for awhile and then go back to it and have to reread a pattern and look pieces over repeatedly to remember how to piece them together can lead to a hair pulling […]

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July 16, 2021
Stars from Quilts....etc.

First of all thank you to the two readers Paula and Maria that quickly responded to my inquiry on yarn yesterday – I really do not know why Raverly didn’t pop in my head as a place to look to see if anyone had yarn for sale.  I am a member of Raverly but as […]

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July 15, 2021
Yarn Request and Piecing from Quilts....etc.

First off before I forget about it I have been searching on line without success to find more of the yarn that I am using for the shawl I am knitting.  Back when we had Bluprint/Craftsy I bought up a bunch of yarn before they went out of business for several afghans  – I had […]

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July 13, 2021
Drunkard’s Path from Quilts....etc.

I got busy working on the Drunkard’s Path yesterday – sewing long seams is a necessary evil lol But I got done and the design wall is now empty and ready for me to work on the RSC star quilt – as you know I had planned to add side borders but after measuring it […]

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July 12, 2021
Back to Quilting from Quilts....etc.

We had a good weekend and it was good visiting with my brothers and sisters again and many nieces and nephews. (so busy talking I totally forgot to take photos)  We stayed overnight and then in the morning took a walk at a park we had been wanting to go to for awhile and never […]

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July 10, 2021
Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Taking the weekend off – family time – I’ll post again on Monday.  I have only seen one of my brothers in the past 18 months or so a couple times and then rest not at all – so it is time to visit. Here is what I quilted on Thursday night from the Pineapple […]

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