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Lizzy House Mini Quilt Swap

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Finished Quilt!

I have a new¬†niece on the way so it was time to start and finish a quilting project. I really enjoyed working on this one over the thanksgiving break. It remains to be seen if there is another quilt in … Continue reading

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a not very low volume quilt top

It has been 15 months since I’ve pieced a quilt top. A new niece will be coming into the world this winter and I’ve had it in the back of my head that I wanted to make her a baby … Continue reading

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pastiche bee

In early 2012, I was invited to join the Pastiche Bee, a paper piecing bee inspired by Ringo Pie and Cocorico. It’s been a really good and really challenging experience. I don’t feel like my skills are quite what I … Continue reading

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Sister’s Outdoor Quilt Show

I just got back from a long weekend in Bend, OR, where I had the distinct pleasure of visiting the Sister’s Outdoor Quilt Show. Sister’s is a tiny town in the high desert and every year they hold what they … Continue reading

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Eat me, Drink me Block

This is my second block for the Pastiche bee, and I hate to say it, but it looks an awful lot like my first block. Obviously, the shapes I chose are similar (little cake and bottle vs. teacup and bottle), … Continue reading

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Gift of Time

At the beginning of the month I was invited by the amazing lolablueocean to join a new paper-piecing bee that she was forming. Called Pastiche, it is similar to other paper-piecing bees like Ringo Pie and Cocorico that are popping … Continue reading

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One for Me

I finished hand quilting this yesterday morning while having coffee with my friend Laura and sewed down the binding last night while watching Masterpiece Mystery¬†with my friend Beth. This is the real advantage of hand quilting. I worked on piecing … Continue reading

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Fresh Sewing Day

Playing along in Lily’s Quilts Fresh Sewing Day. Here is what I’ve been working on in July. Most of these items have already made an appearance on the blog, with the exception of the candy floss pink tutu and the … Continue reading

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A Doll Quilt Decision

As predicted, I’ve decided I’m not going to be able to part with the paper pieced diamonds I started for the Doll Quilt Swap. I also don’t know that they would be finished in time for the deadline. I really … Continue reading

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