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It’s all about the foot!

I had a major ah-ha moment last night.  I’m quilting this at the moment.

Originally, I wanted to hand quilt it.  I chose some Warm & Natural cotton batting because I thought it was a good choice for hand quilting.  I took the quilt top,

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It’s a WRAP!

Last night I finished sewing down the binding on my Easy Street mystery quilt (Bonnie Hunter’s 2012 mystery quilt pattern).

Here it is:

Here’s a closeup of the quilting done by Jeni Mummery of Quilted on the Rock:

And here’s the binding being sewn down:

Wild backing fabric eh? 

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Retreat time!

When you hear the word ‘retreat’ you probably think of solitude, quiet, relaxation, and time away from the rat race.  When you pair that word with ‘quilting’ you get…noise from laughter and discussions with friends and the hum of machines, friendship instead of solitutde and focus on projects rather than relaxation…unless you find quilting relaxing…and WE DO!

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Retreat time!

When you hear the word ‘retreat’ you probably think of solitude, quiet, relaxation, and time away from the rat race.  When you pair that word with ‘quilting’ you get…noise from laughter and discussions with friends and the hum of machines, friendship instead of solitutde and focus on projects rather than relaxation…unless you find quilting relaxing…and WE DO!

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Super Bowl Sew-in

We quilted….and then we wilted!

Pam arrived just after 9:30 a.m. and after we got all of her bags and machine in place we headed for the kitchen to put together with brunch treat which my DH had heard about on the radio on a recent road trip. 

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Super Bowl Sew-in

We quilted….and then we wilted!

Pam arrived just after 9:30 a.m. and after we got all of her bags and machine in place we headed for the kitchen to put together with brunch treat which my DH had heard about on the radio on a recent road trip. 

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Sewing Saturday!!

Yay!  I finally had some unction and time to spend a few hours in my sewing room last night.  I decided to work on my Orca Bay quilt from here.  Here’s my EQ7 image thanks to Laura who shared her EQ7 file with me icloud video herunterladen.

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Sewing Saturday!!

Yay!  I finally had some unction and time to spend a few hours in my sewing room last night.  I decided to work on my Orca Bay quilt from here.  Here’s my EQ7 image thanks to Laura who shared her EQ7 file with me herunterladen app kostenlos.

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New Years Day – Tradition and What a Cut up!!

We have a tradition in our family that we visit my sister who makes Porzelky (pronounced por-cel-cha), a Mennonite traditional New Years cookie.  It’s really a fritter with raisins and they are yummy hot out of the deep fryer dusted with icing sugar.  My sister is the one who carried on the tradition of making them. 

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New Years Day – Tradition and What a Cut up!!

We have a tradition in our family that we visit my sister who makes Porzelky (pronounced por-cel-cha), a Mennonite traditional New Years cookie.  It’s really a fritter with raisins and they are yummy hot out of the deep fryer dusted with icing sugar.  My sister is the one who carried on the tradition of making them. 

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