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Anna Lapid
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Quilting: Christmas Tree Skirt Done!
Finished after the holidays with the tree already packed away, but I love it, especially with the bobbles.
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2018 Mighty Lucky Quilting Club
I signed up and paid for the 2018 Mighty Lucky Quilting Club even though I hadn't really enjoyed the 2016 club and then decided not to do the 2017.  I changed my mind because it's bimonthly rather than monthly, which feels more doable; two of my favorite vi...
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Quilting: Christmas Tree Skirt
I finished quilting this Christmas tree skirt last night.  I bought this charm pack called Winterland (I think) on clearance.  I was trying to explain modern quilting to a sister-in-law, and I should've added that the color palette distinguishes modern from...
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Quilting: Gray Skies Are Gonna Clear Up
I missed the December 25th deadline for this present (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day kind of got in the way), but a day after the holiday I finished stitching in the ditch.  I then took another day to finish the binding and quilt label, so yesterday I fina...
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Breakfast: Eggs
Day 1:  Egg in a Hole Day 2:   Herb-Baked Egg (I forgot to add butter but still delicious!) Day 3:   Huevo Ranchero  (hmm my favorite but I'll always cook herb-baked eggs)
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Preparation, Preparation, Preparation
Yesterday I had to stay after work to proctor final exams for a student.  It was a perfect situation.  I parked him in my office with its glass windows and installed myself outside in the reference section to use the big tables to pin baste a quilt.  Below ...
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Quilting: My Circus My Monkeys
Below is my finished quilt. I used red, black, brown and purple thread on the quilt top and natural thread in the bobbin.  I'm glad for the most part that I used thread to blend in with the fabric colors which hides your stitching mistakes the best.   My st...
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The Arduous but Important Task of Basting Before Quilting
Golly I will miss these funky monkeys, but they sure were inspirational for the funky monkey bars quilt top.    I did not want to lose any of the monkey fabric in the back, and so I sewed panels on either side of it for the scrappy back.  I used a half inch...
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Crib Quilts for Christmas
Quilt top for my husband's niece's 2-year-old son, Grayson in blue and gray, of course, color way.
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