Monthly Archives: February 2011

FOTY 2010 Progress: 2/25-2/27/2010

When I started piecing Sunday (the only day I had to piece over the weekend) the above photo shows where I started. I felt a little quilt nervous breakdown-ish. The reds and pinks were really making me a bit crazy. … Continue reading

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Visting the SFQG Show

Yesterday, after spending the morning with the Young Man at an appointment , I met my mom and we visited to the biannual San Francisco Quilters’ Guild Show. The show is held South of Market in a funky, old building. … Continue reading

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Twirling Triangles Test

I think this might be alliteration week. First, Food Fabric FQs and now Twirling Triangles Test. I got the Pyramid Ruler from Fons & Porter and decided, once I started sort scraps for various scrap projects, that it was time … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #108: Abundance

Plenty. The opposite of scarcity. Definition: –noun extremely plentiful or oversufficient quantity or supply: an abundance of grain. 2. overflowing fullness: abundance of the heart. 3. affluence; wealth: the enjoyment of abundance. 4. Physics, Chemistry . the number of … Continue reading

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Stealing Mom’s Thunder

I bought a lot of food fabric fat quarters (say that 3x really fast) for my mom last spring while she was taking care of Super G and trying not to lose her mind. This is one of the blocks … Continue reading

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FOTY 2010: Week of 2/14 Progress

This is what I was working with last weekend. Remember when the blues were a problem? Well, at the point I took this photo, the yellows and greens were giving me fits and I could tell the pinks were next. … Continue reading

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Sugar Pop Progresses

I can’t wait until this bag is done, but I also haven’t worked on it much! I know, really I do, that they don’t get done by magic. The side shown above is half sewn together. The side show above … Continue reading

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New Fabric

Sonja gave me these pieces of fabric for my birthday. She brought a big bag of them over to my house and let me choose. I think I took all of her best ones. I tried to take a few, … Continue reading

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BAMQG Swap Blocks

Here are the blocks I made from the strips we exchanged at the Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild Meeting last time. I am not a big fan of the colors I picked. You know I don’t like working with lumpy … Continue reading

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Tarts Return

I rearranged my workroom yesterday and quilted on the Tarts. The quilt was calling from where it was neatly hung in the closet and begging to be worked on. Since I had no good excuse NOT to work on it, … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #107: Illuminate

Illuminated Manuscript Have fun and link to your responses! Ask a friend to join, too! You can do the prompts together. Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments … Continue reading

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Various and Sundry 2011 #3

Crafts Since it is never too early to start making gift bags, especially since you can use them for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Groundhog Day, etc. Here is a video gift bag tutorial for another way of making gift … Continue reading

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More February Stars for San Bruno

Mom has been busy making more stars. She is trying different patterns, which means I never know what to expect from her! On another note, I told her to start showing some of her 19 (!!!) works in progress on … Continue reading

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Inspiration Monday

When I started this blog, I posted a few photos of the view I look at when I am writing. The other day, a very beautiful sunset caught my attention as I keyboard pounded. Then a minute or so later, … Continue reading

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FOTY 2010: Week of 2/7 Progress

I hung up FOTY 2009 in my hallway yesterday. It can be seen when people walk in the front door. I received a ton of compliments on it, which was very kind of people. I was planning to take it … Continue reading

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