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Old 09-07-2018, 08:01 AM
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I am doing my bump feathers up the final side of my 90X90 Boxes of Strings quilt image.jpeg today. I hope to get the binding on and hand stitch the binding to the back or maybe machine binding with flange, haven't decided yet. What's under your needle?
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Old 09-07-2018, 08:31 AM
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I'm working on the Illusion Quilt from Jenny Doan's tutorial for my DGD
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Old 09-07-2018, 08:37 AM
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I'm working on another bargello quilt from Eileen Wright's More Twist-and-Turn Bargello Quilts.
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Old 09-07-2018, 09:33 AM
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Nothing under the needle yet today... Still trying to do more organization and not start another project... but part of the organization meant that I was pulling fabrics for a quilt I'm doing in honor of my friend who has just retired from teaching. She mostly worked with middle school aged kids but what I'm doing is a simple Alphabet quilt. 8" (finished) sized blocks of alpha fabrics (A is for Apple, B is for Bear, etc.) that will have the appropriate letter quilted into the block. I have a great X-ray fabric, it's a scrub fabric with a poly content but I'm ok with that! Today I will be cutting the borders, a largish "kid" fabric, then outer borders of ABC fabric. To get the 26 blocks to work well, the ABC and the XYZ rows will each have a bookcase fabric blocks. N was a surprisingly hard letter to find... I used to have Nest fabric that I used before. I ordered a Nutcracker fabric which should come probably tomorrow and then I will be ready to go under the needle
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Old 09-07-2018, 09:36 AM
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Last of the hand embroidery on this block. Two more and borders yet to do. My forever projectb8882119-f2fb-46df-b43b-b27730a0f244.jpeg
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Old 09-07-2018, 09:38 AM
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I' trying to finish paper piecing the border for a Judy Neimeyer pattern. I have 12 finished and am working on the last 4 sections. The rest of the quilt is pieced. I'm really excited with the progress and I like the product so far.
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Old 09-07-2018, 10:02 AM
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Sewing more blocks for a Christmas quilt I started two years ago.
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Old 09-07-2018, 10:06 AM
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Binding a Christmas table runner for a church bazaar.
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Old 09-07-2018, 10:11 AM
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I've been hand sewing on a La Passacaglia rosette. It's slow going.
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Old 09-07-2018, 11:31 AM
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Dust!!! Sorry, couldn't resist. Just have needed to take a break from the sewing room. Winter comes too soon.
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