Tag Archives: string

Rectangle Stringy-ness!

The rectangle String Quilt is done! It isn’t perfect, but I’m warming up to it. I tried out a lot of new things in this one. It’s got pieced batting, mitered borders and the ENTIRE thing is out of scraps! … Continue reading

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Toes on Tuesday

Specifically, mine. Remember this? I sewed the top together on Sunday and now it’s all sandwiched up and ready to quilt. As a side note…I pieced the batting. All while singing “Black or White” by Michael Jackson. In this case … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

I’ve done a lot of sewing this week and despite my best efforts, haven’t posted any of it! So, you’ll excuse me while I cram three posts into one! First up-my apron for work. As many of you know, I’ve … Continue reading

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Finished it!! Friday :)

FIRST, let me say I’m pissed at my mailman. Though I never actually get to see him (her?) I’m STILL missing my swap stuff, my VQB fabric and various and sundry other things. ::STEAM:: I think he (again, she?) withholds … Continue reading

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My First Bee Block is DONE

I just cannot tell you how excited I am about the Bee in My Bonnet VQB! I don’t even care how overeager that makes me sound. We’ve got people all over the country AND a few from other countries. Seriously? … Continue reading

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A lil’ bit of my life…

I started working again this week. Not a huge deal, part-time to help pay the bills. However, it seems that working agrees with me because I’ve been super-productive! First up: I can’t get over the Team Ga Ga Cha Cha … Continue reading

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My quilt is home!

Remember this baby? She took a trip to the Three Bears in Chapel Hill about a month ago and she’s finally home! This is my first quilt that has stayed at home, I’m so excited! Thank you, thank you, thank … Continue reading

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I made it on my Quilt Shop’s Blog!

Look at me go! I made it on my LQS’s blog! I took in my string quilt top a while back and they took my picture. 😀 The string quilt has since been sent off to the Three Bears for … Continue reading

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Black, White and Teal all over

As a little kid, one of my favorite jokes was the “what is black, white and red all over.” Not because it was particularly funny, but because there were so many answers. Sunburned zebra, ink-stained newspaper, tomato splattered almost anything…you … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

A little over a year ago I started sewing. Let me re-prhase-I THOUGHT I was going to start sewing. The idea was to completely consume my mind. I hated my job and it was slowly sucking the happiness out of … Continue reading

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