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Floral cabin – Part 3 Progress

One of the reasons I picked the design I did is there was minimal marking needed. I marked the spine using a french curve. I also marked the center line for where the feathers would meet in the middle. Finally, … Continue reading

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Floral cabin – Part 2 Border Design

So, I got the Floral Cabin loaded on Millie and was all excited to start quilting some feathers. Um, yeah. I forgot the quilt has a triple border. Back to the design board. Thankfully these designs came much quicker than … Continue reading

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Floral cabin – Part 1 Quilting Design

My aunt and cousin made a king size quilt and I offered to do the quilting. As usual I had some general ideas, but not a specific design in mind. The quilt is a log cabin with a pinwheel setting. … Continue reading

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First Quilt of Valor for 2015 – Designing the Quilting

I got the QOV top loaded on Millie, but I made a deal with myself that I wasn’t allowed to start quilting until I got our taxes ready. Sigh. But the deal did NOT rule out DESIGNING the quilting!!!! HA! … Continue reading

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The 1 Week Quilt – Part 1 Design

The Steam family got some pretty shocking news. My mom was diagnosed with cancer. Within weeks of the diagnosis she was in surgery to have the tumor removed. The plan had been that about 4 weeks after surgery chemo and … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor – Deciding on a quilting design

I am so excited. Last week I got my first quilt top from the local Quilts of Valor chapter. I jumped up and down squealing when I got the package. I was so excited to be able to do something … Continue reading

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Tree Skirts: Bumps in the Road

So I have been simultaneously working on all three tree skirts. And two of the three skirts have run into some minor bumps. Ms M’s skirt top is done. It is just waiting for the other two to be finished … Continue reading

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Train Tree Skirt: Concept to Completion – Step 2 Design and Fabric Selection

Now that N had selected the conceptual design for his Train Tree Skirt it was time to do the final design and select fabrics. The toy train skirt from Monkey’s in My Pocket was our inspiration. But, N wanted REAL … Continue reading

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Tree Skirts: Concept to Completion – Step 1 Concept

So I am trying to stay true to my process pledge. Yesterday I shared with you the design / thought process for coming up with the quilting for Pansy Park. That quilt was 10 years in the making. My current … Continue reading

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Its all about the process – Taking the process pledge

Rosie at Fresh Modern Quilts has a challenge for us. To take the process challenge. I LOVE THIS IDEA! So many people ask me: “Shesh, Steam! Where do you get your ideas?” “How did you even come up with that?” … Continue reading

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