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Double Irish Chain

I made this quilt for my best friend’s daughter. We went shopping for fabric, my BFF and I. She knows absolutely zero about quilting, so she picked out the fabric for the squares – which has a little pattern that … Continue reading

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The first draft

There will be small squares at the corners, and probably a small heart quilted in each. I think I can get away with stitching in the ditch for the rest when it’s done. Middle block will have the baby’s name … Continue reading

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Fear overcome, the battle was won

Well. Sort of. It’s not perfect but as my sainted mother would say, “only the gods are allowed perfection.” She had a pre-planned mistake in every quilt – well, she told us she planned it and who were we to … Continue reading

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It was the seatbelt

that crossed my chest and made the chondritis flare.   Then it was the cold, and the damp.   It could be worse, at least I was still functional.    So the weather is still iffy but I’ve been dealing … Continue reading

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Quilts and scarves and who needs to clean?

Oh, the stress of taking that first stitch! I started. I pulled it out. I started again. I didn’t like it. I think I’m going to change my normal quilting pattern – because I realized that I really don’t enjoy … Continue reading

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