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 …

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Finished: Schoenrock Cross Pillow

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I’ve been quietly working away on a Schoenrock Cross (one of my bucket list items!) and made it into a pillow for the Montgomery County, MD Modern Quilt Guild Modern Art Challenge Swap. I was given one of Van Gogh’s “Almond Blossoms” by Susan as my inspiration. I don’t know her very well, but she brought the book “Pillow Pop” …

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WIP Wednesday – Making progress

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Making progress, a photo by zaydia {modernbias.com} on Flickr. I keep adding things to the list but I am making some serious progress. All the labels are designed, printed, and rinsed/dried – ready for cutting and attaching. I was able to get 6 labels per sheet of printable fabric – four triangle/corner labels and two rectangle “regular” labels. I also …

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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 …

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Swaps!

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One of the reasons I started this blog was to be a more active participant in the quilting communities I’ve read about on other blogs. I love the culture of fabric and mini swaps, and have been lucky enough to participate in two swaps so far. The first is the Low Volume Charm Swap 2 hosted by Lori H. Designs. …

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