Monthly Archives: March 2011

blooming nine patch day 5

Day 5 of my blooming nine patch project didn’t see a completed row. Only a few completed nine patches Maybe later today I’ll have time to spend with my favorite toy – Bernina. Have I raved about this little sewing … Continue reading

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Blooming 9 patch day 4

It finally occurred to me that at the rate I’m going (about one row per day) it will take me a total of 28 days to finish this top. I’m still torn about whether to iron seams to the side … Continue reading

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blooming 9 patch day 3

It is starting to bloom.  I don’t think I’ll be able to get a row done per day after this point.  It is starting to get too big. I’m excited that the colors are starting to blend together better.

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compare and contrast update and blooming nine patch day two

I mailed the quilts to my brother.  It was fun doing the free motion quilting.I was almost sorry when I was done, because 1) it was so much fun to swirl around the stars, and 2) then I had to … Continue reading

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A blooming nine patch and a Panda Silk DK Shawl

I’m not doing anything original right now.  I’m following other people’s patterns. For knitting, I started another Panda DK Silk Shawl.  I’ve made one already in Noro Silk Garden Sock. It wasn’t in colors that I normally gravitate to, but … Continue reading

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Kindle cover

I got a kindle for my birthday.  I’m excited that I can download pdf knitting patterns to my kindle and hopefully get a handle on the paper monster that is threatening to overtake my knitting bag and house. I’m toying … Continue reading

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compare and contrast

I’ve finished piecing two quilt tops.  One is in the colors that my sister-in-law loves The other is using a picture my sister-in-law really loves. I had a hard time using both the picture together with the all white palette.  … Continue reading

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