Tag Archives: 2017 Finish-A-Long

Happy Hedgehog Holidays!

I made my friend, Kristen, a Hazel Hedgehog pillow for Christmas and for her birthday which is on Christmas, I made her a simple tote bag using a Cotton+Steel Canvas Hedgehog print by Sarah Watts. And for her son, Aidan, … Continue reading

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Slinky’s Friends

My niece, Mary Frances, has a wonderful dachshund named Slinky. One of her friends gave him the nickname of The Ambassador of Joy, and it totally fits him! I purchased Elizabeth Hartman’s Dogs in Sweaters pattern earlier this year and a few … Continue reading

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Hexie Pillows

  My September ’17 One Monthly Goal was to make two pillows for my office. For the last year I’ve been tempted by several different hexie swaps on Instagram, and when I saw there was a rainbow hexie swap open earlier this year, … Continue reading

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2017 Qtr 3 Finish-A-Long Goals

I can’t believe we are half way through 2017! I have three projects that I hope to finish this next quarter. The one I am most excited about is an old UFO (unfinished object). It is a quilt top that was … Continue reading

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2017 Qtr 2 Finish-A-Long Finishes

In April I set four Quarter 2 Finish-A-Long goals and I’m so thrilled to have three of those projects completed. I’m wrapping up a visit to Michigan where I gave graduation quilts to my great-niece, Rachel, and great-nephew, Jimmy (who absolutely … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward

I decided sometime in 2016 that I wanted to make graduation lap quilts for my great-nephew, Jimmy, and great-niece, Rachel, who are graduating from high school and turning 18 later this month. The name of this blog post is in … Continue reading

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May 2017 OMG Finish

My May 2017 One Monthly Goal was to get the binding sewn on my Quatrefoil quilt. I chose a medium grey Modern Paper Background print by Zen Chic which brings out the grey print on many of the low volume sections … Continue reading

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2017 Quarter 2 Finish-A-Long Goals

I will be rolling over one of the projects from my Quarter 1 goals. I finished assembling my Quatrefoil Bee Block Quilt and had it quilted by the amazing Amy Ellis of Amy’s Creative Side, but I still need to trim it and bind … Continue reading

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Table Runner, Placemats, and Napkins for my Sister

For my sister Jackie’s birthday this year I made her a table runner, eight placemats, and eight napkins using charm packs and yardage from Brigitte Heitland’s Zen Chic Reel Time fabric collection and adaptations of two of her patterns designed … Continue reading

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2017 Finish-A-Long Qtr 1 Goals

I just have three goals for the first quarter of 2017. I am carrying over one of my 2016 Finish-A-Long 4th Quarter Goals and plan to get my Quatrefoil Bee Block quilt sewn together and have it quilted. I’m thinking of trying … Continue reading

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