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Layer Cake Concern — or Non Concern

Many have commented that they are worried about the level that this is appropriate for.  I thought the Jelly Roll Sampler Quilt Along was appropriate for beginners.  I have told the designers of this Layer Cake Quilt Along that many doing the quilt along are beginners and to make their patterns accordingly.  So. . ….

Layer Cake Countdown

Let the countdown to the Layer Cake Quilt Along officially begin NOW! I just sewed the first block up.  Now to press it and take a picture. I’m going to have it set to automatically load two weeks from today.  But today let me introduce you to the great new cast of designers that are lined up…

Book Thoughts

Read a book the last couple days.  Haven’t been doing too much of that lately.  Just picked it up at the library.  I liked the title — Against All Odds.  (I think I may sadly be taking a temporary hiatus from the library since the two year old just used two library books as coloring…

Quilt Dreams

Okay, this seems really odd to me, but I HAVE to share a dream I had last night.  Of course it was quilt related.  First I saw two hexagon quilts.  These weren’t like the hexagon quilts over at the Great Hexagon Quilt Along. One of them was a nine patch quilt, but the middle horizontal…

Cloth Shoe Cutie

Finally got around to making these cloth baby shoes.  I made some for my now two year old.  She wore them so much that they started to show some wear.  They also have her footprint worn into the sole of the shoe, so they have achieved heirloom status in my mind.  The shoes are a free pattern…

Is it raining cats and dogs?

This week it has been raining off and on all week.  I am actually happy about this.  Evidently we didn’t have a lot of water this year so our irrigation water got turned off a little early.  With the rain, I didn’t have to worry about some of my plants that still needed some watering.  Then,…

Eagle Scout Project

Chances are many of you know about becoming an Eagle Scout.  Chances are some of you have helped out with an Eagle Scout project.  I know I have helped (gladly) with quite a few over the years. Boys who have to participated in the scouting program have the opportunity to receive the highest rank in scouting,…