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 …

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The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

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Do you ever have a day that just doesn’t go your way? I’ve been sewing all day, and with the exception of one thing, all my other projects have not gone well. What did go well? I put put a very tiny design wall, and finished sashing my small January Lucky Stars BOM. I put all four up so I …

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Thank Your Lucky Stars

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I’m participating in the Lucky Stars paper piecing block of the month. I’m really excited because even though I’ve only been quilting for four or five months, I’ve never liked easy answers or easy projects. I’m finding paper piecing to be challenging but interesting. The first blocks I’ve made haven’t turned out as well as I would have liked, but …

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Pile ‘O Fabric BOM: Fabric Pull, Take 2

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I decided I wasn’t totally happy with my earlier fabric pull for the Pile ‘O Fabric Block of the Month. I didn’t like the olive greens and the darkest blues and purples. I also got rid of the lightest blue as I thought it was TOO light. So without further ado, see below for the before and after! Before: After: …

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Fabric for Pile ‘O Fabric block of the month!

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Fabric for Pile ‘O Fabric block of the month!, a photo by zaydia on Flickr. Fabric pull for the Pile O’ Fabric Skill Builder Block of the Month. I’m excited to get started on this project –  I’m planning a black background and hope to learn a thing or two about techniques I may not have used yet!

carlaFabric for Pile ‘O Fabric block of the month!