Category Archives: quilting

First Pink Hex Flower

I finished hand piecing the first  flower for the pink hexagon quilt on Wednesday afternoon.  I started it Monday night.  I sewed a little on Monday and Tuesday, but did most of the work on Wednesday when I really should have been doing … Continue reading

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Quilt for Hubby — in progress!

I started this quilt at my last quilt retreat earlier this year.  While visiting my son and grandchildren last month, I had about a week to work on it some more.  The pictures were taken with my iPad, so they aren’t … Continue reading

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Pink Hexagon Quilt in progress

I’ve been mentally working on this quilt for well over a year, maybe even two or three. I’ve even started it twice by machine, ripped it all out and discarded everything. Finally, I decided that I want to hand piece … Continue reading

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A little Tease

I went to one of my happy places last Saturday!  It was my sit and sew group, formally known as the Jane Does.  We sewn and sometimes retreated together for years and years.  Lovely bunch of women.  I’ve had so … Continue reading

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Forgot to mention Yesterday

When I actually got to see and talk to my granddaughter in person, she changed her mind about the type of quilt she wanted me to make for her.  It’s not the log cabin variation that I’d made for her … Continue reading

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Always ask a kid for clarification

I’m starting to get ready for a quilt retreat, at least mentally making lists of things to take.  One thing I plan to work on is my grandson’s pink hexagon quilt.  I’ve never tried to plan a hexagon quilt before.  Hopefully, … Continue reading

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Controversy — Warning The F Word is used in this post

I came home yesterday afternoon from QuiltCon 2013, the first quilt show put on by The Modern Quilt Guild.  It was held in Austin, Texas and I’m hoping it continues to be held there.  I loved Austin! Last night some … Continue reading

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Layout Decision on Hex project Number one

I finally decided on a layout for the yellow and grey hexagon English Paper Piecing miniature quilt project!  It all started because I pulled hexs willy-nilly from a bag without looking at them or planning placement at all.  I think … Continue reading

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984 — More Hex Heart Play

I’ve been totally obsessed with basting the English Paper Pieces.  I finished all of the fabrics that could possibly be in the yellow and grey heart hex mini last night.  There are so many options!  It’s so much fun just … Continue reading

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My most recent Project

I’ll be headed to QuiltCon next week, the first quilt show for The Modern Quilt Guild!  I like modern quilts.  I like all quilts.   I don’t think I’ve ever made a modern quilt, although I have one on the back burner for … Continue reading

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