Category Archives: Quilting

The Destashification Christmas – Day Five

  On the fifth day of The Destashification Christmas, my needles gave to me:  5 *100 quilting stitches (approximately). … ..stitched into a feathered heart pillow.  The subtlety of the quilting makes it difficult to see in the picture to … Continue reading

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The Destashification Christmas Day One

Christmas was always handmade – until we relocated 2,000 miles away!  This year, we are traveling back to snow country so the handmade Destashification Christmas will be packed in our luggage for the trip! On the First Day of The … Continue reading

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Stripes Quilted with Bubbles

The “I Can’t Sew a Straight Line Quilt” enjoyed its stay at the Long Armed Quilter. With less than 24 hours to wheels up for a trip to  visit the daughter whose claim of not being able to sew a … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Ties Quilt

Ties from Grandpa. Beautiful silk neckties. Wonderful tactile silks with intricate designs. Much time was spent deciding just what quilt pattern would highlight the fabrics from these beautiful ties and pay homage to the man they belonged to. Pinwheel was … Continue reading

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Update on the Postage Stamp Quilt

I first posted about the Postage Stamp Quilt in March 2011- knowing it would be a VERY long term project.  It is a hand stitched quilt top of 1″ squares. After spending some time (OK, too much time) reviewing Postage … Continue reading

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Squares and Stripes Quilt Pattern

I received a few requests for the pattern I developed for the Quilt Top for my daughter. Although Squares and Stripes is the obvious name for this quilt, it might be considered a Goldilocks Quilt. The first attempt was the … Continue reading

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As Ye Sew, So Shall Ye Rip

Persons who sew know that feeling of “something is just not right.” It might be the colors, it might be the design, it might be a combination – but we know we are not happy with some aspect. Oh, we … Continue reading

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