Monthly Archives: April, 2015

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Still making slow progress on Marquise… here is the latest block. I also ordered a couple hundred more paper pieces today, since I am now at the point where I am running low. Right now the papers are all in…

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I just finished the fifth Marquise block. I am surprised at how fast this is going, as I fully expected to only have a couple blocks done at this point. Instead, in the past two weeks I have completed five blocks!…

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I just finished the April block for Under the Veranda. Well, technically I guess it would be “blocks” since there are two of them. This month’s block was made with flying geese. Yay. Can you feel my enthusiasm? If you…

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I needed a bigger bag to carry around my Marquise project, so I decided to make one. After some searching I found the Two Zip Hipster pattern from Dog Under My Desk. The pattern was very well written, so making…

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Just finished the fourth Marquise block. This one has a little pucker in one of the pink pieces, but I think it will work itself out when quilting time comes around. Oh well… I am a beginner after all! Read…

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I surprised myself by completing another Marquise block! Yesterday I took a long lunch for myself and also treated myself to a pedicure. The result was one nearly finished block! I was able to get even further while watching TV last…

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I just finished the second Marquise block. That makes two blocks in a week! Plus I made some good progress stitching my little pile of hexies into something large enough to use in a project. However, the down side of that…

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I picked up some new thread yesterday, Superior Thread’s “The Bottom Line.” This is a 60wt thread, which means it is pretty thin. Sizing in the world of sewing is rather confusing. The higher the number for a thread weight,…

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First off, Flower Patch is finished! Well, the quilt top at least. It has happily been crossed off my UFO list, folded up, and tossed on top of my little pile of tops waiting to be quilted. This means my…

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