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Not Quite as Easy as Apple Pie

So I can’t remember how it came about, but Mr. Steam suggested that I make a lemon meringue pie. And being that… I LOVE lemon meringue pie and I am almost always up for a culinary challenge I said SURE!!!!! … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – FINISHED!!!!!!

I decided to bind the quilt in plain brown. I thought about sewing stripes on the binding with the varigated thread, but I was worried it would distract from the quilt. I needed a sleeve on the quilt to hang … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 7 Fill

I haven’t had a chance to work on my whole cloth quilt. I have been busy with a week of long arm classes, getting both N and Ms M ready for school, and getting ready for N’s Police Birthday party. … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 6 Border Feathers

With the paint finished I was excited to finish putting the border feathers on. Mr. Steam usually makes a nice breakfast on the weekends. This gave me just the right amount of time to get the feathers finished on the … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 5 Painting

So far, so good. Most of the motifs were on the quilt. Now it was time to start adding some paint. I still needed to finish the rainbow variegated feathers on the outside borders. But I wanted to paint the … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 4 Stitching the Motifs

All right, now we are cooking with gas (although Mr. Steam does prefer coal). The top is marked it was time to get it loaded on Millie and start SEWING! Enter another “gulp” moment. I have no clue what I … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 3 Marking the Top

After finishing the design for my whole cloth quilt it took me several weeks to get the nerve up to actually start marking the quilt. I am not sure why I was so nervous about it, but I was. Remember … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 2 Design

After spending quite a bit of time looking at different whole cloth quilts, I decided that I wanted my quilt to have more of an applique look. I love applique quilts. And I love flower applique the most. Ok, flowers … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – Part 1 Concept

My only New Years Resolution that I made this year was a single word. Challenge. It means a lot of things to me, one of those things is to challenge myself to try things and techniques that have been intimidating … Continue reading

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Burried in WIP

At last count I have 15 quilts in various stages of completeness otherwise known as WIP (work in progress). The oldest one dates back to 2003!!!! Almost 10 years old! Yikes! My problems is that I really like the design … Continue reading

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