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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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Workbasket ~ Starting A New Craft

Daughters of Genius: Last Friday was April's Quilt Club at Grandma's Attic Sewing Emporium. We are up to block #8.  This month was about Adelaide Anne Procter, a poet.  To just say that she was amazing is a serious understatement. Dickens was her contemporary and a fan of her work. There have been so many… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Starting A New Craft

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #10

Progress #9 Forget Me Not The use of the lightbox has been an important part of making these quilt blocks. Much easier than using the window method that I used at the beginning of this quilt project. There was multiple layer-ings on this block. With the first layer having both leaves and stems. After stitching… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #10

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #9

The Morning Glory Progress #8 Yup! You guessed it... stems first Leaves and then the flower Here I deviated from the original instructions for this quilt project. Looking at images of morning glory flowers many of them, if not all, had a lighter colored throat visible. An additional "flower" was cut from the lighter lavender… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #9

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Workbasket ~ Catching You Up

Previously Tie extenders: These are not sexy, but something like these were requested.  A few months ago Gson#2 asked to have some ties made. Later DIL said that he didn't like to wear them up close to his neck. That he wanted to wear them more like necklaces, dangling away from his neck.  That's how… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Catching You Up