Monthly Archives: October 2010

Stitching after all

This weekend was a bit rainy here in Troy so we didn’t get any yardwork done.  This meant that I got to spend yesterday mowing and raking.  When Andy came home we burned the piles of leaves in the driveway, … Continue reading

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Once again I didn’t do any needlework.

I did, however, do a fair amount of finishing work on projects that I had previously completed.  I would have done one more, but the frame wasn’t deep enough so it’ll have to wait until I get another frame.

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My first solo quilting project

This is one of the two projects that inspired me to want to take a quilting class in the first place.  It is the only stitching I have done this week.  I finished putting the outer border on and layering … Continue reading

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Old and New

A surprising thing about the quilting class that I am taking is that it doesn’t actually teach quilting.  It teaches piece work and then recommends that you have the quilt professionally quilted.  I would have liked to learn how to … Continue reading

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Just in case you are reading.

Once again I’ve been working on the table cloth and don’t feel that it is worthy of a photo (though I made more progress this week).  It’s hard to get enough stitching in when you spend a couple of days … Continue reading

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