Monthly Archives: February 2013

Whatcha Reading?

There is a direct connection between my new Kindle and the lack of progress on binding quilts.  Especially in this miserable TV season.  I’d rather read! This week I read “Twisted Justice” by Patricia Gussin.  An excellent book, I had

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Design Wall Monday

Here’s a look at my log cabin using the Creative Grids log cabin ruler/template/tool…(never certain what to call it) the 12 inch size. I got the ruler last week, as well as the package of batik strips.  I added light batik

Posted in design wall, log cabin, Quilts

Stash Report #8

This is pretty slow going!  The good news, I did not add anything this week.  More good news, I actually finished a table runner and  I have two Project Linus quilts ready to bind.  It’s like a snail’s pace around

Posted in Quilts, Stash report

The Treadle Machine—my 100th Post!

I have had this treadle machine for more than 20 years.   Mom got it from my Great Aunt Albia’s farm-house and passed it on to me, since I was the quilter in the family.  I never saw the machine in action,

Posted in Just rambling, Quilts

Whattcha Reading?

I’ve been listening to an audiobook this week…a good one!   “False Testimony” by Rose Connors is part of the Marty Nickerson Series.   Marty is a lawyer and not surprisingly, so is the author Rose Connors.  There is a good story,

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Design Wall Monday

Ok, so this really isn’t a picture of my design wall…..but it is what I’m working on this week.  My wide-angle picture isn’t so good, but this is the longarm (Annabelle) with eight ready to go quilts.  Six of these

Posted in Challenges, design wall, Easy Street, Go Baby quilts, Just rambling, Project Linus, Quilts

StashReport Sunday #7

With the retreat week-end upon us, I managed to sit and FINISH the binding on Pick Up Sticks!  The quilt was quilted and ready to finish right around ahhhh…Christmas, I believe.  I can list the excuses I’ve used but I

Posted in pick up sticks, Quilts, Stash report, UFO's
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