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More pink strings
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While working on my guild's 40th Anniversary challenge quilt (can't show, must keep a secret from the judges), I have making up pink strings. It seems I have a LOT of pink strings that need sewing up. And I love the analogous run of yellow to orange to pink together.And I have completed the Squar...
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One Pink String
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One Pink String
It is a beautiful Sunday morning as I write this. I love morning light. And this morning it was especially ethereal and was enough to make up for any other dreary day...EVER!I have been steadily working away at purging and disposing of 'stuff', and yesterday was a big shred day. I only opened one...
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Playing with colour...
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Playing with colour...
I may be thinking ahead to the month of May and the colour pink (colour of the month over at SoScrappy), while I sew and count up the final numbers of yellow string blocks. I think the final numbers for April are 35. (plus a few more that aren't pictured) This makes a fabulous addition to the str...
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Dust off the Homeplate
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Dust off the Homeplate
There has been so much going on this month. But isn't spring just like that? Winter is in the rear view mirror and people are out and about. There are wrap up events and others just starting...ball diamonds are dusting off the home plates. Though I am not participating in any ball games myself, I...
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Yellow Week II
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Scrap sewing this week has been all about yellows and golds. Such a favourite to brighten my day. I have completed my three Squared Away blocks for the RSC2018 quilt.It has also been a week of great sorrow. Sixteen people, players, coaches and support staff, were killed in northeast Saskatchewan,...
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Hello Yellow
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Hello Yellow
Though it is snowing (again) outside, the new colour the SoScrappy has selected to celebrate and work with for the month of April is yellows and golds. The happy coincidence is that in the month of March I finished off the following three yellow and gold quilts."Poppyright" which was inspire...
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Love Yellow Greens
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Love Yellow Greens
I do love yellow greens, so much so that I want to make an entire quilt with this X-Plus Quilt with these used as the primary focus. I have drawn out a pattern using purple X-Plus blocks in the four corners and a sprinkling of aqua blues. I will throw them all up on the design wall before I commi...
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Love these apple greens
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Love these apple greens
I love these apple greens that I have selected to work with my RSC2018 blocks. They lend themselves so well to refreshing my outlook and spirits. To get me started, I went through most of the stack of yellow greens and cut a 2.5" strip.From these I sub-cut them into 5" pieces for another crayon q...
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Catching up: Playing w Purple
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For the month of February over at SoScrappy has been the colour of the month: Lavender/Purple.I had to choose new RSC2018 blocks or projects and I have chosen two. The very talented Cynthia Brunz and her loyal followers shared this Migrating Geese technique all over Instagram and I just had ...
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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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