Monthly Archives: February 2016

February Minis and More Finish A Long

My next 2016 FAL is complete. It’s the February Minis and More Clambake Mini by Thimble Blossoms. Check out the Mini parade on March 1 with Sherri and Michele. The fabric is Riley Blake’s Offshore by deenarutter. The binding is Daysail by Bonnie and Camille … Continue reading

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New Project and Some Finishes

I hope everyone had a nice weekend. We returned from our Mississippi trip late on Saturday. The University of West Florida won the conference swim meet for the second year in a row and it’s only the third season the … Continue reading

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Clambake Mini Quilting and Other Things

I hope everyone had a nice Valentine’s Day. I spent the day working on my Minis and More for February. More on that in a bit. This week was Sip-n-Sew at one of our LQS, Cottontail Quilts. It’s a time … Continue reading

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Quilting With Rulers

Today I’m linking up with Amy’s Free Motion Quilting Adventures Ruler Work Rocks – A Link Party.  I have been following Amy for a few years and really wanted to try the rulers, but my Pfaff Quilt Expression (QE) 4.0 didn’t … Continue reading

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Fifth 2016 Finish-A-Long

My most recent 2016 FAL is the February Stitchery by Jenny of Elefantz’s “a year in the garden”. You can see I free motion quilted around the embroidery, then quilted tiny swirls in the background. Here’s a comparison between January’s unquilted and February’s quilted … Continue reading

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Shopping and New Plans

I wanted to show you my first set of finished blocks from The New Hexagon, Blocks on the Go for Quilts that Grow (BOG) BOM. The idea is to use embroidery floss or pearl cotton and big stitch them so … Continue reading

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2016 Finish-A-Long Number 4

My fourth FAL is the background mini quilt that the “a year in the garden” monthly stitcheries go on.  Check out Jenny of Elefantz’s web site if you are interested in the designs.     The buttons hold the individual stitcheries. I … Continue reading

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