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September ’17 OMG

My September 2017 One Monthly Goal is to make two pillows for my office using the rainbow hexies I received from an Instagram swap I participated in earlier this year. This is also one of my 2017 Qtr 3 Finish-A-Long … Continue reading

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August ’17 OMG Finish

My August ’17 One Monthly Goal was to quilt and bind four placemats for the daughter of a longtime friend and her new husband as a wedding gift. I’m pleased with how they turned out. See my August ’17 One Monthly … Continue reading

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Summer Sampler 2017 WIP Update

I have sewn four more blocks since I posted last month about the awesome Summer Sampler 2017. This is hands-down my favorite sew-along that I have participated in, and I know part of it is that I’m not as over-committed … Continue reading

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August ’17 One Monthly Goal

When I heard that a good friend’s daughter was getting married in June in California, I expressed my regrets that I would not be able to attend the wedding but offered to make a set of four placemats for the … Continue reading

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July ’17 OMG Finish

My July ’17 One Monthly Goal was to make a quilt top to take to Jacquie Gering’s Creative Quilting with the Walking Foot class at Hip Stitch in Albuquerque on 7/22/17. I used Brenda Ratliff’s Forest Daybreak pattern, and overall I’m happy with how … Continue reading

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2018 Quilter’s Planner

I can’t believe we are almost seven months through 2017. It’s definitely not too early to start thinking about 2018. When Stephanie Palmer at Late Night Quilter first published her 2016 Quilter’s Planner, I switched over from the previous planner I’d been … Continue reading

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Summer Sampler 2017 WIP

I have become such a believer that when we say no to some opportunities in life be it a relationship, a job, an expensive purchase, or a major quilting project, we often create room for something that is a better … Continue reading

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