Tag Archives: Malka Dubrawsky

Granny Squares Quilt

When I was in 5th grade one of the things we did at recess was to make granny squares, by crocheting. Rene, who one of my best friends, had a grandmother who was an award-winning crocheter. She taught Rene, who … Continue reading

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Rain, rain it’s okay to stay….

I have so much to do today…. I have more to do than I can bother taking the time to make a list to get done…. Drizzly rainy days will guarantee I stay in and get “something” done…. Machine quilting … Continue reading

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Need more thread.

I tried to duplicate Malka Dubrawsky’s zig zag quilting on my Honeycomb quilt. Without much luck. I just couldn’t get the hang of the smooth zig zagging, without pointy curves…. Anyone else tried this stitch? Can you share how you … Continue reading

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I know it’s too early to celebrate, but….

An hour of this is extremely rewarding. Though you can bet I’ll be whining about the soreness tomorrow, because pin basting a 100″ x 106″ quilt is one of the toughest workouts evah.

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How about an ear-worm to carry you through the day???

Every time I type Honeycomb, this is what gets stuck in my ear. How about you??? Busy living life = not enough time, in the day,  to blog… Ya know??? I should have warned you it would be like this, … Continue reading

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How I draft a simple pattern

Anyone care to share their favorite sewing reference book? I’m looking at One-Yard Wonders and Sew Everything Workshop. I was thinking there was another one than I kept seeing referred to and can’t remember what it was. Daughter is looking to … Continue reading

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Honeycomb Quilt

I’m not a lot further along than I was this time last week with my Honeycomb Quilt, straight from Malka Dubrawsky’s book Fresh Quilting. I have edited my fabrics down to more lights, solids and neutrals. I think I’ve calmed it down quite a … Continue reading

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