Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 2012 Sewing Day: Grinchfest

At the October Sewing day we found a number of people who just happened to have a Merry Grinchmas quilt kit in their stash.  The pattern was somewhat confusing and so sat those kits, waiting for a Grinchfest. When you’re working … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #4

Have the clues become clear while interviewing witnesses and questioning suspects? I’m thinking that if you try to   Make a Little Magic ,with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, all will start to become clear Your next clue: removed Jan 31/13 … Continue reading

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Fun with Wedge Rulers

Sometime last summer Joan handed me two of Cheryl Phillips books, Quilts without Corners & Quilts without Corners, Encore plus a 10* wedge ruler and asked me to make a round quilt. http://phillipsfiberart.danemcoweb.com/shop/ She likes having me as her “piecer” and I like … Continue reading

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Scrapping with the Grandsons

There is no better way to start the day than with a full stomach! Sawyer assisted with the making of flapjacks using his great grampa Jack’s recipe. Sawyer loves to cook and he is really interested in the textile arts. … Continue reading

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Just an Illusion: Step #3

Are you still “Building a Mystery?” Did any of you take up my challenge to complete another project or search for Steppenwolf’s “Magic Carpet Ride” album cover? I’ve been working on 25″ round table toppers for an upcoming class and … Continue reading

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Continuous Bias Binding

When I first learned to quilt I was taught how to make continuous bias binding but it didn’t take long before I was making width of fabric strip binding like most everyone else. It wasn’t until I started making round shaped … Continue reading

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Stepping Outside the Box & into Modern Quilting

I’ve been fortunate to have access to a sewing machine all my life starting with my great grandmother’s treadle. When I was 6 yrs old I received a chain stitching Sewhandy Singer sewing machine for Christmas and proceeded to sew clothes … Continue reading

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