Archive for October, 2010

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On the Quilting Table

October 29, 2010

This lovely Churn Dash quilt to be donated to Quilts of Valor. The quilt was pieced by Maria Cherry.IMG_5625

I have quilted a shell pattern in the borders and sashing and am now quilting continuous curves in the blocks.IMG_5623

Thanks, Maria, for donating this top to support our troops!

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Wordless Wednesday

October 27, 2010

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On the Design Wall

October 26, 2010

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Just what I need… another project. I started Sampler #1 from Eleanor Burns’ book Egg Money Quilts. First up, Dresden Plate.

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3rd Chapter

October 22, 2010

Ready for the 3rd chapter of it’s life. IMG_5607

I just recalled today that this will be the third time I have quilted this top. The first time I quilted one quarter to one half of it on my DSM. I didn’t like it so I ripped it out, bought a longarm and did it again! And here we go again!

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Wordless Wednesday

October 20, 2010

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Dresden Plate

October 19, 2010

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Dresden Plate is one of my favorite quilts that I have made. It is an original design and I hand dyed all of the fabrics for it. The only problem with it is that it was the second quilt that I quilted on my new longarm and my quilting skills were not up to par. So the quilting is awful. The tension is off and the design is not very creative.

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So I have set this week aside to frog the whole thing so that I can re-quilt it. 🙂 My plan is to then enter it into MQX in Rhode Island next spring.

So you have a nice day; I am off to RIP IT—RIP IT!!!

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Congrats!

October 19, 2010

Congratulations to Kay on her viewer’s choice ribbon for Peppermint stars!!

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