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Finished: Denyse Schmidt Wedding Sampler

carla Finished in 2014, Finished Projects, Quilting 2 Comments

You may remember that just before my surgery, during Mid-Atlantic Mod and the week afterward I pushed hard to finish my Denyse Schmidt wedding sampler top. Well, it was finished beautifully by my longarmer up in New York and I was able to take it with me on the plane to Santa Fe, New Mexico when I went to their …

carlaFinished: Denyse Schmidt Wedding Sampler

WIP Wednesday – switching to hand-work

carla Quilting, Sewing 2 Comments

The last of my major sewing projects for the time being are done! I was able to finish the sampler for my friend’s wedding in June and create a clutch / EPP bag for me to use. I was also able to get help with a home project WIP that’s now complete and has totally changed my life. If you’ve …

carlaWIP Wednesday – switching to hand-work

Quilty Bucket List Blog Hop

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Welcome to my stop on the Quilty Bucket List blog hop hosted by Stacey at the Tilted Quilt! Back in January I ran across a post by Stacey discussing her list of projects for the year and asking if anyone would be interested in participating in a blog hop to discuss our quilty bucket list. I left a comment in …

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WIP Wednesday

carla Fabric, Quilting 5 Comments

I’ve had a string of busy weeks, and I’ve been fitting in sewing and fun where I can. On Saturday the 8th I went to see my friend Katie give a trunk show and lecture at the Anacostia Arts Center where our quilts are displayed. My friend Nicole had a pop-up shop in the gallery that was a mini version …

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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 …

carlaThe terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

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: …

carlaPile ‘O Fabric BOM: Fabric Pull, Take 2

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!