Category Archives: A Lovely Year of Finishes

A Lovely Year of Finishes – July Goal Post

Welcome to July! The year is now half over and it might even be time for you to start busting out those Christmas presents. Some of us are not that great at last minute sewing, so we may as well … Continue reading

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A Lovely Year of Finishes – June Finishes Party!

So…did you finish? I did! And I’m very pleased with how my quilt turned out. This is my entry to a quilt show in the Pacific Northwest. I don’t know yet if it got in, but it doesn’t really matter … Continue reading

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A Lovely Year of Finishes – May Winners

Happy we are over halfway through the year. Really?? So much has changed in the last month for my family. Most importantly my husband came home after a very long deployment. Things are happening and changing for us, such is … Continue reading

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Zentangle Free Motion Quilting

Last month before I quilted Hypnotic Eye I spent two nights lost in Zentangle. I printed out four copies of the block I designed, which makes up the entire quilt, taped them together and started filling them in with my … Continue reading

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If you don’t try, you will never fail

Terrible motto right? Well I have tried a couple of juried shows in the past and not gotten in.  I suppose I could live by the motto above and stop trying, or I could just try harder and try different … Continue reading

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