Monthly Archives: August 2009

Second Project Progress

The woman who instructed me to begin my first-ever-sewing-project-since-seventh-grade with a log cabin quilt block should immediately resign her position as proprietor of a quilting store. Shame on [..]

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Back to It

I haven’t had or made much time for the quilting since the weekend… I threw out my lower back, then spent two days on a giant batch of [..]

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Really Beautiful Quilt

I was just surfing around Sew, Mama, Sew and happened to check out the quilting photo pool. Wow, look at this: I like the swirly quilting, as well [..]

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Not to be stereotypical….

I don’t mean to imply people who quilt also might enjoy other homemaking-related activities, but these cookies were a huge hit today at work: Mine weren’t quite that [..]

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The Disease Spreads, in More Ways Than One

There are two of us Erins at work, and neither of us is your typical girly-girl. She just bought a sewing machine, too. This is completely awesome news [..]

Community, Equipment

On the list of Things I Never Thought I'd Have…

A “fabric wishlist” as long as my arm. Kristin over at Sew, Mama, Sew has some really nice offerings. I find myself browsing through her catalog between calls [..]

Community, Fabrics

A New Project

No, the first one isn’t finished, but I like variety, changing things up, doing more than one thing at once. I’m really excited about this one, because I [..]

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Well, I'll Be Damned.

After a five-hour quilting marathon today, I seem to have enough blocks to piece together a small couch throw. While I’d planned to make something a bit larger, [..]

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Foraying Further

I’ve mentioned before my interest in hand-piecing, as it seems slower, more easy-going, potentially less frustrating… and perhaps potentially a bit more bloody. I’m pretty much stuck in [..]

Hand-Sewing

"This isn't a quilting blog…"

One of my co-workers showed this site to his mom, an avid quilter. He must have said something about it being a quilting blog, because her response was, [..]

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