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Round Robin Quilt: Round 5

This year I’m participating in my first-ever round robin. The idea is fun: start with a square or strip for the center, then pass it around a group of quilters, each adding to it (borders or blocks or whatever they want) and passing it on to the next person each month, until it makes it… Continue reading Round Robin Quilt: Round 5

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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Sandy Orton Summer Sampler I finally finished up the “Summer Time” portion and moved onto blueberries and sunflowers. I’m really enjoying the slow but steady progress… and as September nears, I’m getting excited about starting on the Fall sampler too!     … Chalked Paint You… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Paint Chip Challenge: Work in Progress

The Music City MQG is doing another fun project this summer: a Paint Chip Challenge! The goal is to design a mini quilt outside our color comfort zone by using two randomly chosen colors.   Here are the rules (paraphrased from Instagram): You must use your two chip colors (prints are allowed as long as… Continue reading Paint Chip Challenge: Work in Progress

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A New Sewing Space and a Blank Slate

You know how organizers like Marie Kondo tell you to remove EVERYTHING from a closet/drawer/pantry before putting back what you truly want to keep? That’s just what I did last week so we can finally start putting together Amelia’s nursery. Our second guest room has been in limbo ever since we moved in, sometimes used… Continue reading A New Sewing Space and a Blank Slate

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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Sandy Orton Summer Sampler I picked this one back up and finally finished the first section! I’m saving the backstitching for the very end, after all the cross stitching is done (probably in a few YEARS), so you can see “Summer Time” but it will be… Continue reading WIP Wednesday