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Mary Ellen Futch (QuiltMouse)
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I am retired. I began quilting in 2007 by a lot of research on the Internet and several classes at quilt shows and a quilt camp in SW Virginia.
I am retired. I began quilting in 2007 by a lot of research on the Internet and several classes at quilt shows and a quilt camp in SW Virginia.

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Actually, for October, I feel somewhat accomplished. But now it’s November and I need to get some serious work done. A number of Blogs I follow will start & end the month with a post of what they hope to accomplish and what they have accomplished for that…

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Last Saturday was Clue #7 – The Great Reveal for the Project Linus Mystery Quilt Challenge.  The previous 6 weeks gave us 6 different blocks to make. There were two blocks that only required one to be made.  The other blocks needed 2 or 3 copies, but one…

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This week I did a little bit of Raw Edge Fusible Appliqué and I want to share a couple of Tips. First, when using Fusible for either large pieces or for pieces that will result in multiple layers, trim the inner Fusible before applying it to the wrong…

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I’ve been keeping busy. In addition to Project Linus’ Gracie’s Get Well Garden Mystery Quilt Challenge, I am following two other Quilt Alongs. I’ve shared a button on the right for one of the other Quilt Alongs.  It isn’t a mystery.  We already know the…

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Gracie’s Get Well Garden Mystery Quilt Challenge is a 7-Week Mystery Quilt Along which is a fund raiser for Project Linus.  It costs $15 to register and get access to the Clues.  Proceeds benefit the National Organization and can also be designated to…

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Can you say we’re having fun? Well I can! It’s not too late to join us in making this Mystery Quilt. If you register now, you can download all the clues to date.  If you don’t have time to sew it right now, you can save the clues to work on later.

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This started on September 10th, with the cutting instructions, and will go through November 26th with a Link-up Party to show off our creations. Unlike Project Linus, Gracie’s Get Well Garden, this is not a Mystery.  We not only know what the finished…

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The end of week #2 of the Project Linus Mystery Quilt Along – Gracie’s Get Well Garden. Clue #3 will be released in about 24 hours (but who’s counting!). This is a fund-raiser for Project Linus and it’s not too late to donate/participate. Click Here to…

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I did pick up some fabric at the Quilt Show last week. Two on the left are 3-yard backing bundles and the remaining are 3-yard bundles.  I’ve already picked the patterns for two of them.

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A lot of work goes into creating a book of patterns. Before the tops were made, the written patterns were reviewed/edited by a number of individuals.  Then two of us used the pattern to make a top, making notes, corrections, or comments along the way. …
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