MQG Mini-Quilt Swap

by Stephanie February 5, 2017
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When the MQG announced last fall that a global mini-quilt swap was being organized, I tried to convince myself to sit it out. Swaps and challenges have a sneaky way of consuming far too much of my quilty time, and it’s not like my WIP/UFO piles have been shrinking at any great rate lately. Even […]

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January Pebbles

by Stephanie February 3, 2017
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Reporting in on “Pebble 365” progress, month 1. So far so good. I made a pebble almost every day in January, and easily doubled up to stay on count on the few occasions when I missed a day. Here’s where it’s at so far: Yes, I do know that January has 31 days. There’s a […]

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A New Project for the New Year

by Stephanie January 3, 2017
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I don’t recall when I first came across this idea, but it’s a good one. And especially tempting when one variation or another popped up in my social media a couple of weeks before the end of the year. With New Year close enough to make the idea of embarking on a year-long, one-block-a-day project […]

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First Finish of 2016!

by Stephanie January 31, 2016
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A small one, all it needed was binding and a sleeve, but still, it’s something moved from UFO to DONE, and it kicks off my tally for the Q1 Finish-a-long. This was item #4 on my ambitious Q1 target list, which you can find here. I gave this a very wide, single binding, Amish style, […]

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Hawaiian Applique: “Ulu” emerging

by Stephanie August 11, 2012
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With two days left of obsessive event watching, a new Olympic record has been achieved: for most hand-sewing accomplished, much of it on this Hawaiian Applique “Ulu” block. The original plan was to make maximum progress on the Grandmother’s Flower Garden project, cut short by an “overtraining injury” (aka project burnout). So I switched to […]

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