Category Archives: Charity Quilt

It’s a wrap; or unwrapped, depends on how you look at it…

You remember when I first bought all this Marcia Derse fabric, at the Grand Rapids AQS quilt show? I recently finished putting it together as a quilt. And finally gifted it, to our first-born daughter, Krystal, and her husband, Dustin. … Continue reading

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Endless Chain quilt top

Loving this new gadget my husband brought home for me. It is the Ryobi Airgrip laser level. If you are a quilter, you know the constant issue of aligning, particularly bias, quilt edges straight? I knew there had to be … Continue reading

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Trendsetting? Moi???

My trees quilt is coming along slower than molasses. I’ve changing the quilting plan about three times but I am finally happy with the current direction it is going. I just thank goodness it was hand quilting and not machine … Continue reading

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Struggling to see the forest through the trees

If you enjoy hand quilting I should have mentioned it sooner, but today is Day 3 of a hand quilting blog hop over at Celebrate Hand Quilting. Personally, I think hand quilters are the nicest people. Always ready to share … Continue reading

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Next up… a fundraising quilt.

This is what I’ve been working on. I’m squaring up blocks, that after I made them, I decided I should soak and rinse to make sure nothing would bleed. I don’t normally prewash, but I’ve never used anything like Oakshott … Continue reading

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Lots of Hugs II

I was glad to finally get this one finished. I didn’t want to have to mail it along with the previous quilt that goes with it. I don’t know about you but I despise shipping quilts.  I hear too many horror … Continue reading

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A midweek update.

I finished another book, this week, Still Alice by Lisa Genova. This is a very mixed review for me. It is a novel, written by a Harvard professor. A neuroscientist told in the voice of a newly diagnosed, early onset Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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