Category Archives: Quilts

Rebooting my Quilting

Fall arrives tomorrow. Must be time to reboot my quilting, too! It has been a busy summer of travel and sewing. I have been making good progress all summer on BOM appliqué blocks, even getting four of them into a … Continue reading

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Working on U(n) F(inished) O(bjects)s

Spring is in full swing here – warm days then cool nights. We are busy all the time now with outdoor chores and building projects. I am grateful for the new pergola over the sewing room deck:    There is … Continue reading

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Moving from winter to spring

The wind has been stiff and persistent today. You would think I would be sewing lots and finishing projects. However, I only sewed for half an hour. I am reproducing “Wandering Lovers” blocks which were used in our Freeman family … Continue reading

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Second UFO of 2018

I have rediscovered sampler quilts after so very many years of quilting. My first sampler was an Elenore Burns quilt. This quilt belongs to my sister now. So, I do not have a date on this photo. I do know … Continue reading

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And one project is finished!

The binding is on, the label is in place and stitched down, the marking lines have been washed out, and the little quilt is finished. I call it “Celebrate January”: I am particularly happy with the quilting. I used my … Continue reading

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Working on UFO’s….trying to become a finisher

I am ready to begin writing, again, about quilting. It was a super busy 2017. So glad it is over and 2018 is here….oh, wait…that happened 6 weeks ago! Winter has been mild here in Idaho but has returned this … Continue reading

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A New Month, a Fresh Season, and a New Scrap Project

My goodness, this year is flying by fast.  Autumn is here – it is sunny, but breezy and cool today, with a chance of rain –  and time for a new project. Well, a new, scrappy project. My big bins … Continue reading

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April Showers bring another UFO further down the road

My friend, Susan, had a top created by her relatives who were living in Missouri in the late 1930’s. They took what they had in the way of flour sacks and leftover material from aprons and other clothes to created … Continue reading

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My March UFO

It has been a long, busy, heart-wrenching, inspiring month. We have said goodbye to two wonderful ladies – my Mom and her sister, Mary. It is the end of the Jonas Frownfelter and Vera Goodban era. Thelma       … Continue reading

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February UFO finished

I am liking this challenge so far. Month two and second Un-Finished Object completed.It wasn’t a decade-old project this time but an unfinished sample for a beginning applique class call “Christmas Dutch Tulips” which I taught for Cindy’s Quilt Shop last October. The … Continue reading

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