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Series Newspaper Quilt Blocks

Some years ago a friend of mine gifted me some of her mother's crafting supplies and patterns. As I was carefully going through these riches, I came across three blocks from a quilt called "The Oregonian Modernistic Flower Quilt" designed by "Mullen" (I have not been able to find anything about this designer). After a… Continue reading Series Newspaper Quilt Blocks

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Grandma’s Scrapbasket Newsletter – June 2021

The new newsletter arrived directly before we left for the weekend. Besides the newsletter highlighting Vogart Transfer Patterns, also included was a flyer about the Alphabet quilt, the new Grandma's Gazette, and a quilt pattern The new fabrics are a rainbow of blenders. In a previous post it was mentioned that the fabric samples are… Continue reading Grandma’s Scrapbasket Newsletter – June 2021

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A Visit from the Charm Quilt Faerie

Upon returning home one evening, I found a wonderful surprise. A large envelope filled with small squares of fabric. I was pretty sure that the magical charm quilt faerie was friend DSH. My guess was confirmed upon talking with DC during Google-Meet knitting night. This gift is exciting for me because of my long ongoing… Continue reading A Visit from the Charm Quilt Faerie

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Workbasket ~ WIPs Complete & Nearly So

Earendil shrug: I keep working away at this project. Before the next step it needs to be 75cm. Which roughly works out to 7+ repeats of the pattern. In the above picture there are 5 repeats. I was on the last row of the 6th before I had to frog it out. :-/ HP Blanket:… Continue reading Workbasket ~ WIPs Complete & Nearly So

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Workbasket ~ Nearing Finish Line on Several Projects

WIPs: Potluck Cowl: So close! I nearly finished the cowl. I decided to sew-off the binding to retain maximum stretchy-ness. At our Google meet knitting group, I was earnestly sewing the binding off when DC exclaimed. She thought that I was frogging this project (again) when she saw the long string of yarn being pulled… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Nearing Finish Line on Several Projects