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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

finally found that piping fabric so now my WIP will be a completed work soon

you know how it goes...you buy that fabric loose the fabric and then purchase more fabric, then find the original fabric...well i misplaced my fabric so i could make piping for my quilt "twice in a blue lizard"...darn it all...after all i had made a point of cutting up both fabric for piping and binding so i would not loose the fabric into my stash...i knew where the binding was...wound on a cone and ready for use...o' where o'where did that little dog go, o'where, o'where can he be...finally found it in  basket of fabric waiting for me to start my new quilt...so now i can get to work on the piping tomorrow and perhaps if it is a good day with sunshine on my shoulder i will get the piping and binding on...
 ready for the piping and binding
lizards crawling in the snow
big swollen belly on this one 
 fussy cut this panel to get this look
the second "blue lizard"
some detail of my quilting

hooking up to 
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Sunday, March 30, 2014

30/30 challenge wrap-up

i did lots this month...lots of quilting...lots at work as we moved ER to its temporary home while our old home is being renovated...kind of like camping but we are doing it...having my quilting to look forward to has been a blessing...i finished the projects i set out to complete...so i achieved my goal...whoot whoot!!!!!!! high five yourself everyone who took part!!!!!! happy dance goes here!!!!
  • first i finished a baby quilt i had pieced but not quilted
 quilted, bound and ready for Thomas Henry
  • next i finished up my Lucky Stars BOM star

  • after that i worked on my own BOM which is a wild thymes pattern which i have set out to do one block each month until i am finished
  • next i cut out the pieces for my April wild thymes block

  • after that i quilted my "mango margaritas in the snow"
  • then i worked on Ruth's quilt for her retirement...trimmed, pieced, sandwiched, quilted and bound it ...had coffee with her to present it...very well received

  •  i got my lizard quilt to the binding stage...happy happy


  • i got the trees, bears and northern light on my "bear country" runner 

here it is...not totally finished but looking good...this design is my friend and her husband, her older set of twins and following along is the younger set of twins...cruising through the boreal forest under the northern lights...nice little family
close-up view