Quilting with Kathy

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Purple Wishing Rings
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Let me just say this, I LOVE these purple Wishing Rings. What an effective use of simple piecing to create a great block. Thank you to Mari (The Academic Quilter) and Angela (So Scrappy) for providing the instructions and inspiration for a new sampler quilt: Squared Away.this happy stic...
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De-Stashing begets a Lozenge Quilt
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De-stashing the studio...we all need to do it. And mine is way over due.I pulled out a bin of some assorted "over 10 year old" fabrics. How do I know they are at least 10 years old? Well, I recognize some from quilts made prior to 2005 and some from 2000 or earlier. I needed a plan. I hand examin...
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Light Blue
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I have got to get back to my blog. Here is a temporary fix to my blogging blues. (pun intended). While I have been busy busy with all sorts of other projects, I did complete three 10.5"  light blue Red Cross blocks for the RSC2018. I am so looking forward to another scrap sampler quilt. My b...
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Grateful for Yellow
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Grateful for Yellow
A few years ago while out for a Mother's Day brunch with my family we saw a beautiful commercial art piece with a strong yellow background and bright red poppies. I mentioned to my grandson (then 11) that I thought it would make a great idea for a quilt. His response was..."what about copyright G...
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When you String upon a star
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 I was inspired by the Spring Cleaning quilt on the left (found on Pinterest, by Brioni Greenberg) Her quilt was featured on the front cover of Quilt, June/July 2013. Isn't it a great collections of scrappy happiness. This is my rendition, When you String Upon a Star, with a framing bor...
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Turning (3)65 update
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Turning (3)65 update
Working on the Quilty 365 theme of a circle a day keeps the doldrums away, mine is celebrating this year that I have "turned 65" myself. Each range of temperature is assigned a colour on the thermometer and from this palette I have made my circles.June was comfortably warm I love making thes...
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Catching up to the Pack
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Catching up to the Pack
It is about sweet time I got back to recording the coming and goings on in this Studio at 106B. I have changed the pre-wound bobbins many times recently. I recently bought the grandchildren new pillows and made fresh spring pillowcases, and for a 12 year old boy...his first shaving kit using Jane...
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Turning 65!
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Turning 65!
Wow...where have I been? Here. And I have been busy, though not in blog-land.Since we have last spoke I have celebrated by 65th birthday. It was a wonderful collection of celebrations, with my family, my quilting friends and with my work colleagues. Several weeks long I was feted and fed at speci...
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Sweet Bird
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Sweet Bird
On the RSC2016, the colour of the month is brown, with an accent of pink. I have been busy making chocolate strings blocks, catching up on a few LQS endeavours (Gypsy Wife - started Feb 20) .I have FINALLY made my first few Figure 8's with Chocolate and re-purposed embroidery pieces. Other things...
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The Quilter's Bucket List
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The Quilter's Bucket List
I am sure that we all have one. There are different types of bucket list...for Travelers, Foodies, Knitters...you know where I am going with this. Quilters at least have those quilts on their bucket list that you just have to have made at least one. Please feel free to edit this list to your own ...
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