Monthly Archives: March 2019

Fit to be Tied

I was quilting a vintage top last week and noticed regular pairs of small thread holes, and then one or two had blue yarn shreds in them.   They were regularly spaced and I soon realized that the top had once … Continue reading

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Does it bring you Joy?

There is a trend out there for decluttering.   The mantra is, “Does it bring you Joy?”   If the answer is no then you are supposed to discard it.    I think this misses the point and is an over simplification … Continue reading

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National Quilting Day

Tomorrow is National Quilting Day.   The tenth one to be exact.   This crazy activity of ours is so important to us that we made a holiday.   Most of you my dear readers are already dedicated quilters,  but this holiday is … Continue reading

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BOM as WIP, not UFO.

This week I helped a customer to make some critical decisions about large quilts that had been Block of the Month projects done either through the mail, or with other, now defunct quilt shops.     One top is now done, … Continue reading

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Sew Much Excitement

Boy oh Boy,  there’s so much to tell you about I hardly know where to start.      I guess chronologically makes sense.   So tomorrow is the final meeting for Barbara Brackman’s Civil War Sampler Quilt.     We made it,  … Continue reading

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