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May 17, 2021
Yet Another Day Out from Quilts....etc.

Well just the late morning early afternoon – Melanie and I decided to hike around part of the trail at the top of Mt. Nebo State Park – it is a very pretty park with several trails but we got a late start so we only did part of the trail – the way it […]

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May 16, 2021
Outside and Inside from Quilts....etc.

Yes I spend the morning running from one place to another with Melanie – we were enjoying our morning/early afternoon enjoying the freedom of knowing we are fully vaccinated – still being careful but enjoying out time.  Instead of walking at the trails we went to Farmer’s Markets, a little shopping, lunch, a hair cut […]

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May 15, 2021
This and That from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday was a nice day outside and knowing that we have a week of on and off rain coming up we spent most of the day outside although I did go get a good haircut in the morning.  Then it was outside cleaning up around the fenced in garden area of all the accumulated things […]

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May 14, 2021
Piecing, Applique and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Back to the Drunkard’s Path yesterday – thought I had taken enough time away from the sewing machine and it was time to get to work although I didn’t get started until late in the day.  I plan to make more blocks but right now I am taking time away from that and sew all […]

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May 13, 2021
A Little Applique and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

I started in on the applique of the red block yesterday and have the urn and one big red piece stitched in place – the urn looks a little ruffled but it wasn’t laying quite flat. A little more quilting got done also and I was working on the side border last night Mike finished […]

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May 12, 2021
Love Letters Block 5 from Quilts....etc.

Seeing as the color for May with the RSC21 group is red I choice the block that has holly leaf’s and berries to be Love Letters block number 5.  I will wait to add the berries though until a lot of the applique is finished because as of now the block looks too crowded for […]

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May 10, 2021
Applique Almost Done from Quilts....etc.

I managed to get a little applique done on Love Letters and now the blue block is almost finished – I need to stitch one more leaf the stem and the big flower in the corner but I think I need to reposition one of the darker blue pieces on the flower first – I […]

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May 9, 2021
It’s That Time of Year from Quilts....etc.

I have been outside more than I am inside lately – I did get a little bit done inside but I must admit I was outside digging in the dirt more – although I have little to show for it I move kind of slow out there LOL. But while the news was on I […]

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May 8, 2021
Stars and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

I showed my red blocks for the RSC21 Stars quilt that I am making the other day and here is all that I have done so far – so I have 5 more months of colors to make so that is 10 more blocks to be added.  These blocks if I remember right are 17 […]

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May 7, 2021
Love Letters Progress from Quilts....etc.

Yesterday was spent off and on in the sewing room or outside.  It was a lovely day – the tree pollen is getting less and less every day and the water is soaking into the ground so we are not sinking into the dirt as much! One of the reasons I bought the die with […]

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May 6, 2021
Caught up on RSC21 Stars from Quilts....etc.

Getting caught on on the RSC projects so I can get back to the Drunkard’s Path blocks.  I had fabric picked out on Monday evening and pressed, cut and sewed the two blocks yesterday.  These blocks are fun to make and super easy to construct. RSC21Stars I will show all of the blocks that I […]

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May 5, 2021
Rain Rain Go Away from Quilts....etc.

We made it through another spring storm with no damage – in fact the storms got smaller as they got to our area after having wreaked havoc in the western part of the state where a tornado touched down near where one of my many nieces live – she lost power and will be out […]

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May 4, 2021
36 Patchwork RSC21 from Quilts....etc.

I got caught up on one of my 3 RSC quilts that I am making this year – these 36 patch blocks are so easy to make considering I have 2 boxes of pre-cut pieces to use.  This month is red – they are not pressed but finished.  This quilt doesn’t have a name and […]

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May 3, 2021
Love Letters from Quilts....etc.

I managed to work a little bit on Love Letters yesterday – I just do not sit and applique unless I have something to sit and watch on tv it seems – I had a couple of shows that were on earlier in the week to watch so sat for a spell and made a […]

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May 2, 2021
More on the Drunkard’s Path from Quilts....etc.

Yes a little more was done – I spent about a half hour chain piecing some blocks and then pressing them and added to the wall.  My stack of cut pieces is dwindling down.  Tomorrow I start to sew blocks into rows and will pin those rows to the wall and continue from there. Of […]

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May 1, 2021
I Love The Circles from Quilts....etc.

First let me say can you believe it is May already – why is it that time seems to fly by faster the older you get! The Drunkard’s Path quilt will stay with the circles – I really like them – the blocks will get swapped out here and there while I make more until […]

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April 30, 2021
Drunkards Path and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Same old stuff here – I have not felt like getting the Rose Garden blocks back out recently but I will one day – instead I have gotten caught up in the easy Drunkard’s Path blocks.  I think I made about 30 more yesterday at least and more on the table ready to press.  I […]

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April 29, 2021
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds from Quilts....etc.

Finally finished the binding, washed and dried – and on the table. On the table Country Charmer is coming along great and I decided how I was quilting the stars. I had several people ask how do you sew a curve like the Drunkard’s Path with no pins in it – I learned how when […]

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April 28, 2021
Binding, Piecing, Quilting from Quilts....etc.

And round and round we go, working on one and then the next and the next – one day all will be done! Lucy – 2 and half sides done More blocks added to the wall of the Drunkard’s Path How do you sew your Drunkard’s Path blocks – do you pin it to death […]

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April 27, 2021
More Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Yes more quilting was done and a couple more Drunkard’s Path blocks too.  One and a half sides of the binding too – finished a book in the morning and then got busy on the sewing. I still have Love Letter blocks on the wall but had room to start sticking DP’s on the wall […]

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