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    December 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on December 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItThis has been the week that was!  Our Thanksgiving guests were held captive for two extra days by snow and car problems.  Not a problem, since we spent some extra time loving up our 18-month-old granddaughter!  Although it has been down to the wire to get this post up! I apologize for the tardiness […]

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    Bless this Day

    Posted on November 21, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItI am so delighted with what a wonderful day this has been!  Close to finishing a project that has been in the back of my head for many years.  Just have to hide the quilting thread tails and bind it.  It was especially delightful to work on this for it has been raining all […]

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    November 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItThis month’s block was inspired by Tiger Lilies, but since this is the month for “L,” it’s just “lily.”  I should have been a little more observant when I cut the petals, so the front ones were from a much lighter area of the fabric.  I think the left one shows that concept better […]

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    October 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on October 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin It Mary H. has presented us with her beautiful September blocks.  Anyone else out there working on this series?  We would all love to see what you are doing! This month block K has kept me busy but the L block is finished.  Now on to M!  That will give me a little more time […]

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    My Road to Tehachapi

    Posted on September 15, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItI have never been involved in an online challenge, although I have taken part in quilt guild challenges.  When Marian of Seams To Be Sew first asked me, this theme popped into my head immediately.  She is working in tandem with Amy of Sew Incredibly Crazy. The free download of My Road to Tehachapi, (12″x 40″), is […]

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    Rotary Cutting Tutorial

    Posted on September 14, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItThe point of this exercise is that you will NEVER AGAIN need to cut a quilt patch template.  Does that sound good to you?  These techniques will help you figure out how to cut patches from strips and how many strips you need to cut to make your quilt. I soon found after I […]

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    More About the Road Along

    Posted on September 6, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItRev your engines!  The the “Road Home” Row Along has started! There are 41 “Road Along” rows from around the world, which include our hostesses, Marian of www.seamstobesew.com and Amy of www.sewincrediblycrazy.com.  Check out some of the locations!  The schedule is included below of when each designer will be publishing their whole row.  Make sure you stop by each […]

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    September 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on September 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItThis is a first for me, THREE blocks done in one month, H, I and J!  Yes, I and J are simpler and more streamlined than the other letters, but still it kept my fingers busy and a little sore!  I try to use a thimble, but most of the time, I prefer not to, which […]

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    Showing off!

    Posted on August 16, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItJust finished the August H block.  Working hard to get I and J done, because in September you will get two blocks.  This is the only way to get the whole alphabet into 24 months.  Next year U and V will be presented in September.Getting ready for the “Road Home” Row Along.  I hope […]

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    Have to share

    Posted on August 8, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItMary H. just posted photos on Facebook of her blocks, all sewn together, including August’s block! Aren’t they beautiful? I have just traced the templates for August and finally finished July’s block!How are the rest of you doing with these blocks.  Please share pictures, even if you have only finished one.

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