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WIP

I have managed to keep up with the 365 quilt challenge.  I’ve got my first 21 blocks of the year done:

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My Quilts of Valour WIP is on the longarm getting ditched while I decide how I want to quilt it.

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And finally, I have all the blocks pieced on my baby quilt so I am in the process of sewing the blocks together.  I haven’t decided if I am going to add any borders.

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Linking up to:

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

WIP Wednesday @Freshly Pieced

WIP Wednesday @The Needle and Thread Network

Needle and Thread Thursday @My Quilt Infatuation

 

 

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WIP

I’ve got several works in progress this month.  First, I’ve got my September and October blocks done for QuiltEssential Co’s 2015 Block of the month.  Two more blocks to go and then I have to come up with a quilt top design to incorporate the 12 blocks.

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I’ve been playing with layouts for my HST gift quilt:

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And I’ve made a bunch of blocks for my Leftovers VI quilt.  I still have no idea how I am going to lay them out

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Linking up to:

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Motivate Me Monday @Keeping it Simple

Sew Cute Tuesday @Blossom Heart Quilts

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

Linky Tuesday @Freemotion by the River

Too Cute Tuesday @Funky Polkadot Giraffe

WIP Wednesday @The Needle and Thread Network

WIP Wednesday @Freshly Pieced

Needle and Thread Thursday @My Quilt Infatuation

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WIP

Even though it is very time consuming, I’m enjoying FMQ Leftovers V.  Here is a sneak peak:

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Linking up to:
Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Handmade Tuesday @Ladybud Blessings

Link Tuesday @Freemotion by the River

WIP Wednesday @The Needle and Thread Network

WIP Wednesday @Freshly Pieced

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WIP

I’ve been off work for almost a week so I’ve managed to fit in quite a bit of quilting time. First off, I’ve piece the August BOM:
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I’ve also managed to make a few dozen log cabin blocks for “Leftovers V”.  This block has been on my bucket list for a while now.  Log cabins can be used to make so many interesting designs.  I like the way the blocks are coming together and I hope to the have the quilt top finished by the end of the month. Still mulling around ideas on how I want to quilt it.

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Linking up to:
Show and Tell Tuesday @I Have to Say

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

Sew Cute Tuesday @Blossom Heart Quilts

Too Cute Tuesday @Funky Polkadot Giraffe

Handmade Tuesday @Ladybug blessings

Linky Tuesday @Freemotion by the River

WIP Wednesday @Needle and Thread Network

WIP Wednesday @Freshly Pieced

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WIP

I was great at keeping up to date with Quiltessentials BOM (block of the month) program until June and then I lost the handle. We are a week away from picking up August’s fabric bundle so I got my act together today and completed June and July.

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Little black dress lap quilt is almost done…I am just hand sewing on the binding.
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My scrumptious lap quilt has been quilted and trimmed. I just have to attach the binding and then hand sew it on the back.
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I’ve made no progress on Leftovers V.

Linking up to:

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Made by You Monday @Skip to my Lou

Motivate me Monday @Keeping it Simple

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WIP

Lately I haven’t been quilting as much and I’ve been really bad at posting updates. A new puppy and life is taking up much of my time. I hope that things will begin to settle down a bit and give me more relaxing/down time for quilting.

I have completed the March and April blocks for the 2015 QuiltEssential Block-of-the-Month program.

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I’ve also made a little progress on my “Little Black Dress” lap quilt. I just have to figure out how I want to finish it.

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On Sunday, QuiltEssential Co had their annual Block-of-the-Month quilt show.  I had a real shock when I walked in the door and saw my quilt hanging there with a 1st Place ribbon on it.   I was so surprised that I forgot to take a picture of it.   I have this old picture.  You can read more about this quilt here.

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It is very densely quilted but I didn’t take many close up pictures of it.

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Linking up to:

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Monday Makers @ayliN-Nilya

Show and Tell Tuesday @I have to say

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

Sew Cute Tuesday @Blossom Heart Quilts

Too Cute Tuesday @Funky Polkadot Giraffe

Linky Tuesday @FreeMotion by the River

Handmade Tuesday @Ladybug Blessings

WIP Wednesday @The Needle and Thread Network

WIP Wednesday @Freshly Pieced

Needle and Thread Thursday @My Quilt Infatuation

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WIP, BOM and a new puppy

It doesn’t matter how many dogs we have had in our lives, I always forget how much work a new puppy is. I’m not sure I will be making my Feb ALYoF goal. By the time I get Spirit settled in my sewing room, it is time to take her out for a potty break. Don and I tag team who is watching her.

I did manage to finish the borders for my Quilts of Valour top. I hope to get them sewn on this week and maybe get the backing finished so that next week I can start on the FMQ before I head back to work on the 23rd.

Thank goodness the Feb BOM is a very quick and easy one so I managed to get it completed. That’s two months in a row….only 10 more to go.
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Here’s a couple of pictures of my sewing room helpers.  I love that Wally is holding a pink stuffy between his paws and Spirit is snuggled up next to him.  The second pictures shows why I can’t get much sewing done.  Spirit is all wrapped up around the legs of my chair so I can’t move it to get up and shift between my sewing machine and iron.  I love that cute, fat belly (you can check out Spirit’s blog here).

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Linking up to:

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Monday Makers @ayliN-Nilya

Made by you Monday @Skip to my Lou

Show and Tell Tuesday @I Have to Say

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

Linky Tuesday @Freemotion by the River

WIP Wednesday @Freshly Pieced

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