Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sunday Stash #3

I’m very excited (and a little nervous) to be participating in Meadow Mist Designs’ Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long. There are some very accomplished quilters who are also participating. I’ve become moderately proficient with squares and rectangles, but I’ve only dabbled in triangles and … Continue reading

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Fashion and Food Quilt WIP

I started working on my Fashion and Food quilt for my niece, Mary Frances, on July 17th. I was going to track the hours I spent cutting and piecing, but I just couldn’t do it. I’m a little obsessive but … Continue reading

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2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop

Welcome to Quilting is in My Blood Hi, I’m Mary, and I’m still a relatively new quilter who NEEDS a positive outlet like quilting to counterbalance the sometimes very difficult (though often rewarding) work I do as a mental health … Continue reading

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Finish-Along 2015–3rd Quarter

I have decided to join the  3rd Quarter of the 2015 Finish-Along in hopes that it will motivate me to have three quilts completed by early October. The first is My Birthday Gifts wall-hanging that I wrote about in my … Continue reading

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Everyday Quilt–Quilt #4

When my friend at work, Beverly, forwarded an email to me in Oct ’14 with a subject line that said “Make the nifty, efficient 5-yard Everyday Quilt,” I was intrigued. The email was from our local quilt store, Threadbear, and … Continue reading

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Quilt Guild Fabric Swap Challenge–Quilt #3

I joined my local quilt guild in January 2015 and felt like a total imposter, but three months later with a little more confidence, I decided to participate in a fabric swap with another guild member. The fabrics provided to … Continue reading

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My First Quilting Meltdown–Quilt #2

I started a quilt for my stepdaughter in January ’15. I had a wonderful time shopping for fabric both at my local quilt store,  ThreadBear, and online. I even had a fat quarter of dachshund fabric printed up at Spoonflower. I … Continue reading

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Modern Cowgirl Friend–Quilt #1

I know I’m doing things a little backwards having already posted six blogs and not having blogged about the four quilts I’ve finished, but I’ve decided to create a 2015 Projects page for my blog, so I’m in catch-up mode … Continue reading

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Quilting in Glass

For many years when people would ask me if I quilted like my mother did, I would respond, “I quilt in glass.” I’d go on to explain that like a quilter, I would cut bigger pieces of glass and tile … Continue reading

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