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Autumn duties…

Autumn is my favorite time of year.  I love to be outside.  Autumn is my summer.  However, with autumn comes my self-imposed yearly chore.  This is what I do in the fall:   This is the prettiest example of my … Continue reading

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quilters’ hands…part 2.

I checked with my doctor and my hand complaints seem to be over-use issues so my new tools should help significantly.  The other day I received the tools I ordered from Martelli Notions.  Here is the rotary cutter, ruler and self-healing mat: Here’s a close … Continue reading

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Choosing a quilting design…

I’ve been staring at this tee shirt quilt top for a while now trying to decide how to quilt it.  Originally, I was just going to use a simple pantogram.  However, I don’t want to interfer with some of the … Continue reading

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Quilted Headboard Wall Hanging

As I didn’t want to load a time consuming and/or customer quilt onto my longarm before our guild’s quilt show this weekend, I threw on the wall hanging for behind the guest bed in our home.  I loved the fabric … Continue reading

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Ruler Storage

I have been on the search for a storage system for my large rulers.  The small ones easily fit in a drawer of my cutting table.  However, the others were always in the way.  They were either taking up space on the table … Continue reading

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Spring…

Spring caught me unaware and gardening ensued…as well as the Inspector Maigret Series by the late George Simenon.  So, time spent in my ‘studio’ (still makes me laugh out loud) was limited.  I don’t like gardening, but I love eating on … Continue reading

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Mechanics and my Millie…

When I was in high school I seriously thought about taking auto mechanics in the vocational school.  However, although I have done many things that females often weren’t encouraged to do in those days, in this case I was rather afraid … Continue reading

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Accessories, opinions, and fun…

So I had a great time at MQX NH, took some classes from some great teachers, and enjoyed meeting fellow quilters.  It was great to see how far my quilting level had progressed and finally caught my confidence up with my quilting!  Even had thoughts … Continue reading

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Looking forward…

I raided some stock from my Etsy store because I am going on a trip…and I love to pack.  I’m slightly sorry to say I am not traveling to a foreign country, an adventure of which I am greatly in need, … Continue reading

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When ideas flow…

When ideas flow they are not always related to one’s intentions.  Today, my intent was to finish squaring and binding my autumn jelly roll quilt.  That didn’t happen.  Last week, as I previously indicated, I had finished the ‘Swedish Quilt’ … Continue reading

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