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09-15-2021, 11:28 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

For the first time in my quilting life I am...

For the first time in my quilting life I am invoking the galloping horse rule (if you can't notice it while riding by on a galloping horse . . . )

This block is such a mess (creases, waves and...
09-13-2021, 07:17 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

Great looking blocks QuiltingVagabond and BethA!...

Great looking blocks QuiltingVagabond and BethA! QV, congrats on finishing that applique block! I have the center done and five of the buds with leaves.
09-12-2021, 09:14 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

These are my May blocks. I had zero enthusiasm...

These are my May blocks. I had zero enthusiasm for the idea of making three versions of the '4 little baskets' block, so I just made each one a single large basket. Third one is the 6" block -- I...
09-12-2021, 09:08 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

So I rooted around in my template drawer and...

So I rooted around in my template drawer and found a pair of 6" orange peel templates for making a 12" block; it won't quite be a cathedral block, but it will be similar enough.
09-12-2021, 09:54 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

Grandma'sgirl, are you printing out the patterns...

Grandma'sgirl, are you printing out the patterns each month so you can do this when time allows?
09-12-2021, 09:51 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

My reaction when I saw the block was, 'Ugh.' But...

My reaction when I saw the block was, 'Ugh.' But I'll give myself some time to get used to the idea of attempting the curves. I actually do have a set of curved templates, but I don't know what size...
09-11-2021, 05:42 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

That's gorgeous, Iceblossom, and looks like a...

That's gorgeous, Iceblossom, and looks like a great set-up for you!
09-08-2021, 11:36 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

Mkotch, those are so lovely! The paper-piecing...

Mkotch, those are so lovely! The paper-piecing does use up lots of fabric.

I am definitely getting better at the Y-seams; this time only one of the units was significantly shorter than it should...
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09-07-2021, 09:17 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

I could see on the teal Olfa mat pretty well,...

I could see on the teal Olfa mat pretty well, except for similar colors and black. I now use the Martelli, and flip the mat to purple when cutting mostly light fabrics, and to the yellow for cutting...
09-03-2021, 01:16 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

Speaking of foundation piecing, the tutorials I...

Speaking of foundation piecing, the tutorials I read on FP all said it is important to fold along all the lines of the paper pattern in advance of sewing. Well, this time I forgot, and it didn't seem...
09-03-2021, 01:11 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

I am also in danger of running out of my core...

I am also in danger of running out of my core fabrics (a FQ bundle); the line is long out of print and no yardage is available. I should have plenty of fabric to supplement the base bundle, but I'd...
08-31-2021, 09:57 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

I had to get my next leader/ender project ready...

I had to get my next leader/ender project ready these last couple of days; that is done now, and I can start in on this month's blocks today. Everything else I work on seems somewhat boring next to...
08-28-2021, 07:24 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

Thank you, Dotty! I hope you have a restful day...

Thank you, Dotty! I hope you have a restful day today.

Ida sounds really bad, I will be hoping and praying for the best.
08-27-2021, 03:07 PM
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Views: 24,946
Posted By joe'smom

Finally got my April blocks done (third is the...

Finally got my April blocks done (third is the 6").
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08-26-2021, 07:46 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

ckcowl, your plans sound wonderful! I've...

ckcowl, your plans sound wonderful!

I've done just what you described, with the kits, even though I wasn't traveling. I just like to have things organized. I started by gathering fabric groups...
08-25-2021, 09:46 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

I'm working on that July applique block a little...

I'm working on that July applique block a little each day. I did my first inner bud with overlaid leaves yesterday, cool!
08-23-2021, 02:18 PM
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Views: 47,291
Posted By joe'smom

Here's my August block. Now to get back to the...

Here's my August block. Now to get back to the Quilting Life BOM; I'm several months behind on that one.
08-22-2021, 06:08 PM
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Posted By joe'smom

Here are my August blocks. That leaves me 5 days...

Here are my August blocks. That leaves me 5 days to work on the July applique block plus try to catch up on my two other sew alongs!
08-22-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 47,291
Posted By joe'smom

DJ, I love how your churn dash looks in those...

DJ, I love how your churn dash looks in those busy fabrics! I have picked out my fabrics for the block and hope to work on it sometime this week, after I finish my Harriet's Journey blocks for the...
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08-22-2021, 07:49 AM
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Posted By joe'smom

All of the major lines of solids have a pure...

All of the major lines of solids have a pure white, but I don't know all the names they go by. I just used the Century Solids by Marcus white, which is called cotton ball.
08-20-2021, 07:17 AM
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Views: 76,055
Posted By joe'smom

Those are some bright and rich color combos,...

Those are some bright and rich color combos, Motorcyclemad. Beautiful!

Petthefabric, how exciting -- both the move and clearing out 25 UFOs!
08-20-2021, 07:11 AM
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Views: 83,962
Posted By joe'smom

Rff1010, glad to hear you are getting back to...

Rff1010, glad to hear you are getting back to some sewing!

I am close to moving on from my current prep/leader-ender quilt to the next in line, which will be a simple black and gold design. I...
08-17-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 53,126
Posted By joe'smom

So pretty, Mkotch! I'm getting very excited about...

So pretty, Mkotch! I'm getting very excited about seeing these Harriet tops, as they are all going to be so different and distinctive.

I had a great start to my blocks yesterday. I sewed all of my...
08-14-2021, 02:33 PM
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Views: 53,126
Posted By joe'smom

Dotty, a follow-up telephone call? Will that be...

Dotty, a follow-up telephone call? Will that be to set up the appointment? I can see why you are frustrated -- and so sorry your visit is delayed so long. Regarding the log-in problem, I wonder if...
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08-13-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,181
Posted By joe'smom

I don't usually mix solids with printed fabric in...

I don't usually mix solids with printed fabric in a quilt. I think I would be more inclined to do a whole quilt in solids than to mix solids with prints.
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