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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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    Keep an eye on the Road

    Posted on August 3, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItBy now you know I like a road trip, so I get some handwork done!  Why is that?  Can’t sit for long at home, look around and see all that needs to be done, so I set my handwork aside. If you are wondering why I am talking about “road” trips, read on! Got involved […]

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    August 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on August 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItI really pushed to get the G block done, but I did it to myself, with all those little flowers, so it will get done but not by August 1!  I promise I will not make a flower block that complicated again!  Not just for my sake, but for yours too!Mary H. finished hers, so she […]

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    July 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItMary H. just shared her June block.  Anyone else out there, please share photos, we all want to see what you are doing.  It keeps everyone, including me, inspired.Finally decided on Geraniums for the July block.  You are probably looking at this and thinking those Geranium leaves aren’t quite what I think of when I […]

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    Finished 2015 Blocks of the Month

    Posted on June 15, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItHere are Jennifer’s blocks from the 2015 Wreath of Flowers series.  She is a math teacher and summers are her time to work on her appliqué.  We had seen two of the blocks early last year.  She just purchased the assembly directions so she can put it all together. Busy with the grand daughter […]

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