green racing stripes

Finished: Green Racing Stripes

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While I had Sarah quilt Tsuru Swoon and Cascade, I decided to also send her this quilt top that had been waiting to be quilted since last winter. It is a take on a jelly roll race cut from various yardage and scraps I had. Basically I cut a reusable shopping bag’s worth of 2.5″ strips and sewed them together …

carlaFinished: Green Racing Stripes

WIP Wednesday: Still Swooning

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I’ve been making steady progress on my Tsuru Swoon and am now done with three of the six blocks I need for a twin size. Here’s my latest: I finished the second block this past weekend: And the first at the DC Modern Quilt Guild meeting in June.   It just so happens that the first three ziplocs of pieces …

carlaWIP Wednesday: Still Swooning
stripes squared

Finished: Stripes Squared

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I’ve been working toward a deadline, and I made it! It is May 31 and I have finished five quilts in the last 5 weeks. The aforementioned Spring Sunrise sister disappearing nine patches, Kaleidoscope, HST Journey, and now Stripes Squared. This concludes my baby-quilt making binge. I only have one quilt top left to quilt, my jelly roll race quilt, …

carlaFinished: Stripes Squared

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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