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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 ~ Fuchsia

There was a most beautiful display of colors when the Nancy Page Club assembled for their weekly meeting. The crocus block made last week was duly admired. The first part of the Grandmother's Garden quilt was finished. Cynthia viewed her work with pride. Alice's block was the fuchsia. She had the buff and white basket… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 ~ Fuchsia

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Workbasket ~ Progress From Behind the Scenes

Flower of the Month Embroidery Block - January The last time I worked on the Flower of the Month Embroidery was (groan of dismay) October 27, 2020 (Goodness, that was almost a full year ago). It wasn't the lack of WIPs that caused me to work on it. It was the lack of bringing any… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Progress From Behind the Scenes

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Grandma Magic – The First Letter Sweaters

Recently, in February, Gson#1 turned 7. At his birthday party, he very confidentially explained that his and #2's letter sweaters (from Christmas 2017) are now too small to be worn. I told him that if he brought them to me, I would make them big enough to wear again. I was pretty sure that would… Continue reading Grandma Magic – The First Letter Sweaters

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Using Fusible Webbing for Applique Pieces

I love the look of applique. Like many of us, I don't have as much time as I'd like to work on projects. My solution for doing applique is using fusible webbing. Not just any fusible webbing, double-sided fusible webbing. My webbing of choice sheets of Lite Steam-A-Seam II. Using painter's tape, affix the pattern… Continue reading Using Fusible Webbing for Applique Pieces

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Grandma’s Flower Garden ~ Progress #2

Progress on Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt has been slow. Initially, all the posts were scheduled to happen on a weekly basis. Then I discovered that the images weren't showing up on the blog posts if looked at while on mobile phones.  GAH!  Back to the drawing board... Additionally I wanted to see if I could… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden ~ Progress #2