Category Archives: Challenges

Fourth Quarter Plan for the Finish-A-Long

Because I try to learn from my mistakes, the list for this quarter will be shorter. The previous three quarters, I was unable to complete everything on my list. Granted, the lists were optimist at best. The first project on … Continue reading

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But I’m Not Done Yet!

Quarter 3 of the FINISHALONG has come to a close and I’m Not Done Yet!  Things I did get done are Aromatic Rings which I LOVE, and the quilting by Terry Burris Quilting is beautiful. Sharp Dressed Man which I … Continue reading

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Happy Mail

Last week I received some “Happy Mail” from my sister Terry (Terry Burris Quilting).  I send the bulk of my “quilting” to her to do because, well, she does a great job, she can help me express what I see … Continue reading

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Under the Needle on Hobby Hill

It is day 55 of the 100 Days 100 Blocks Challenge.  Many of us are using the same block patterns from last year’s Kinship Fusion offered by Gnome Angel.  This year I’m doing two versions.  One is Sink or Swim … Continue reading

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FINISHALONG 2020

Every year around this time I make an effort to tidy up my sewing space.  Generally it is a chaotic workspace with several projects going on at one time. Over the years I’ve started projects, and for one reason or … Continue reading

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There was progress in August!

Several small finishes feels like real progress! Continue reading

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The Finish-A-Long Q3

Often I am not sure about how I find some of the crafty quilty motivational blogs that help me get things done or inspire me to start something new. Sometimes it can be a blog I follow, that leads to … Continue reading

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Well that took a while

Well over 20 years ago in a little quilt guild in Fauquier County we had a block exchange.  We broke out into groups of four and each month we would exchange our blocks.  If I remember correctly my group did … Continue reading

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Dresden Wonky Neighborhood at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

A few meetings ago at Guild I showed something I had made using neckties…I don’t even remember which piece it was.  Well, one of our program directors, showed a Dresden Wonky Neighborhood and asked for submissions for the show.  I … Continue reading

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