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Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

Blue & White Shawl: I have wanted to knit this shawl for many years, ever since Daisy gave me this blue yarn that she spun. The title of this shawl pattern is "Blue and White Shawl". The white yarn is reclaimed from a white angora beret that was purchased at the Goodwill Bin store. The… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #15

Progress on anything slows to a crawl, if not a complete halt when illness visits. It started with a cold that lead to two complete days of sleep and the loss of my voice.  Finally recovering from that cold and returning to work... I came down with another cold, which also ended in two full… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #15

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14.5

So my plan was to have the quilt top all pieced together to show you this past Saturday. When I was laying out the blocks to see how I would sew them together, I realized that the Balloon Flower was missing it's embroidery. Not wanting to embroider on the block after it was part of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14.5

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

Progress #13 It was time to finish of the pieced basket blocks for this quilt project. While working on the flower blocks, I worked from a notebook with all the pieces for the blocks tucked into each sheet protector.  The balance of the pieced blocks were set aside to finish at a later date. Then… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13

Progress #12 Zinnia Zinnia This is our last flower block for this quilt. In some ways, I will miss the whole process of choosing the fabric for each block and watching the flower come to "life" as it is sewn down. Like the last few blocks, I pin all the pieces that are in the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13