Swaps and acquisitions

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After I finished the Schoenrock Cross pillow, it was off to the Montgomery County Modern Quilt Guild meeting on Tuesday evening. There were some really impressive projects. Very interesting to see how people interpreted the challenge. I think Susan liked my pillow so that was great. I had supplied Linda with an Albers Square in shades of turquoise and asked …

carlaSwaps and acquisitions

Early morning cutting

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Early morning cutting, a photo by zaydia {modernbias.com} on Flickr. Via Flickr: Tallahassee blocks are going to take too long right now. Going with a disappearing nine patch instead with 4″ squares. The good news is I can use most of the scraps I’ve accumulated (far left) and the fabric I already cut for Tallahassee (center stack). Squares cut so …

carlaEarly morning cutting

A banner day!

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Yesterday was a banner day for fabric acquisition! I had a play date with a new friend Amy and 100 fat eighths I won in a giveaway over at MayChappell came in the mail! Fabric from Amy, left, and box of fat eighths, right. I had a blast with Amy looking through her stash and sharing mine. Originally I intended …

carlaA banner day!

60″ Wide Kona

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Did you know that Robert Kaufman is now making 60″ wide Kona solids? I didn’t know until this morning when I was looking at FabricDepot.com! They are listed at $12.49 regular pice, but they are actually $9.37/yd! I’ve been using 60″ wide fabrics to back my baby quilts. It’s the perfect size to fit a 45″ wide batting without too …

carla60″ Wide Kona

WIP Wednesday

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This week I don’t have a lot to show, but I did make some progress on my enormous HST quilt. I spoke to some ladies at the quilt guild and they said I should quilt it in at least one other direction (or more densely) to keep the batting from shifting. I was thinking I might try to do some …

carlaWIP Wednesday