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Do I Dare Start A New Project?

My plan was to finish a couple of my UFO’s and Projects in Progress before even considering starting a new project. Well….. The girl that has been cutting my hair for several years is going to be a first time grandma very soon and I decided to make a baby quilt for her grandson. He …

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I Made A Decision On Easy Street!

Once I finished assembling the top of Easy Street, I needed to put it away for a while for a few different reasons. I just needed a break from it. I needed to decide on borders and binding. I didn’t want to make a rush and regret decision. I want to do the quilting on …

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March-A-Long Week 2 Update And International Quilt Day

Happy International Quilt Day! I am participating in a quilty (for my updates, I am including all things stitchy) March-A-Long hosted by Darla of Scientific Quilter blog and podcast. The goal is to spend at least 15 minutes per day doing something quilty related. This is my update for what I did during week 2. …

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Easy Street Left Overs (1)

I enjoyed working with the bright colors/prints that I used in Easy Street. I wanted to use them together in other projects. It was time to submit my entry for AAQI’s Quilt A Month Club and I decided this was a perfect time to use those left overs. I just picked a center and stitched …

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Nearing The End Of Easy Street

I am not new to sewing. I used to sew my own casual clothes years ago (plan to do so again, soon).  I have made a couple of rag quilts,  I make mini art quilts for AAQI and I have even joined and quilted embroidered blocks into wall quilts. Until just recently, though, I have …

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Easy Street ~ A Quick Update

I thought I had until this coming Sunday evening to add my post link on Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street Mystery Quilt Link up.  A little while ago, I read that the linky closes tonight (Friday).   Hmmm….     Just in case the linky does close tonight, here is a quick update on my progress on Easy Street. …

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Up To Speed On Easy Street ~ Week 4

It is time to for week 4 link up on Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street Mystery Quilt Along. Well, I got off on the wrong foot with this week’s cutting.  I read and made notes of the cutting requirements for the flying goose units: 1. Cut 64 quarter square triangles from the PURPLE  2″ strips. 2. …

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Easy Street Week 3 ~ My Progress

Bonnie is keeping us busy stitching up blocks for the Easy Street Mystery Quilt. With it being the Holiday season, I am also sewing other gift projects, so did not complete all 64 blocks for this week, but I did get a good start by completing 23. Bonnie has a linkey page set up HERE …

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Easy Street ~ Week 2 ~ Playing Catch Up

I am participating in Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street mystery quilt along. Bonnie has set up a Linky page for people to share their week 2 progress here. The clue for week 3 will be released tomorrow morning and  just a few minutes ago, I finished stitching the blocks for week 1. To avoid counting and …

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Easy Street ~ I Am Joining In

Bonnie Hunter is hosting a mystery quilt along called Easy Street, and I have decided to stitch along (or at least try to keep up). I stopped at Joann’s on my way home from work today and picked up a few of the fabrics that I will be using in this quilt. My 2 yards …

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