Blockapalooza 2011

Let it be known…

by Stephanie July 1, 2014
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… that at the mid-point of the year, I officially pulled ahead on my 2014 “finish more than I start this year” count. (I’m counting as “new starts” only those projects for which fabric was first cut after Jan. 1, 2014.) The picture above is a detail of something I can’t show all of yet. […]

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Pillows!

by Stephanie September 18, 2012
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These new quilted pillow covers have been a long time in the finishing, and then hung around almost as long in the to-be-photographed queue. The two on the ends are the result of turning Jackie’s Block of the Month sew-along into a pillow-of-the-month effort (the “of the month” part has slipped a bit). The bluebird […]

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Feeling Improvy

by Stephanie April 13, 2012
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I’ve fallen behind on posting about some recent finishes, and promise I’ll share those soon, but today I am feeling the improv groove. The pieced units you see here started out as a couple of leftover blocks from last year’s “Blockapalooza”. I layered and sliced and musical-chaired and inserted and framed to get to this […]

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Heading for the Finish Line!

by Stephanie January 4, 2012
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Miki brought the “2012 Finish-a-long” to my attention: what a great idea! Herewith, the projects I intend to complete during 2012 Q1. Choosing the first two was easy: January: Quilt and bind “Kaleidoscope Pop“: Status: RFQ (ready for quilting: i.e., layered and basted and ready to go). I’ll use the walking foot for this one, […]

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Applique Basket Pillow

by Stephanie December 12, 2011
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I am in pillow mode these day. With holiday sewing and packing and shipping done, I’m puttering in the sewing room, looking around for WIPs to finish up before the end of the year. There are plenty to choose from, but with 12-31-11 creeping ever closer, small projects are catching my eye. (Sorry Kaleidoscope top […]

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