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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #18 – Final Border

Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt Final Border The final border for Nancy Page's Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt was a simple 10 inch white border. This made the quilt large enough for a king sized bed with a nice "fall". Completed Quilt, side view, to show fall on king sized bed One 10 inch strip was sewn… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #18 – Final Border

Historically Inspired · Newspaper Serial Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt update #17 – Second Border

Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt Second border The second border for Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt was the 2-1/4" wide pieced strip, made up of alternating buff and white triangles. The triangles being the same size used in the basket blocks. Nancy mentioned she "found the exact center of sides, top and bottom and put a 2-1/2"… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt update #17 – Second Border

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #16 – First Border

In our last update, we had left off with ordering of more fabric for the borders. It arrived in a timely manner, was washed, ironed, and folded neatly. Then life happened, including lots of teaching, more illness, Women's running clinic, work, yard work, construction projects, birthdays, starting several other craft projects, etc. You know... the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt Update #16 – First Border

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Monthly Mending – May/June 2022

Fixing Flannel PJs: This was not so much of a "fix" as an alteration. It never ceases to amaze me how fast children grow. Both Gson#1 and Gson#2 could still fit their PJs around the waists. The length of the legs was an entirely different situation. I brought both home with me to make some… Continue reading Monthly Mending – May/June 2022

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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