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The Rose Garden Quilt Top is Complete!

This past week has been a whirlwind of activity for me. The weather here in Montana has been damp and cold, with the day time temp. somewhere between 45 & 60 degrees. So I have contented myself to stay indoors and sew… a lot. I have sewn so much over this past week that my… Continue reading The Rose Garden Quilt Top is Complete!

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The Rose Garden Quilt is Coming Together

About two years ago I ordered backing fabric from Joann.com for a quilt that I was working on. When the fabric arrived it was in two different pieces. I was annoyed but decided to make the best of a bad situation by sewing the two pieces together. The joke was on me though, because when… Continue reading The Rose Garden Quilt is Coming Together

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Fabric to Fall in Love With

Not all quilting fabric is created equal, even when it is manufactured by the same company. I have no idea why this is and upon inquiring about this with several different quilt shop owners in the past, it turns out that they did not know either. Take this fabric that I am currently working with.… Continue reading Fabric to Fall in Love With

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Progress

I only wrote two blog posts last week because I have been busy trying to get the Independence Park quilt finished. I still have at least another months worth of quilting to do though. My needle catching fingers are so sore. I have been rubbing lanolin on them at night and that seams to help. I… Continue reading Progress