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Bonnie Hunter’s Celtic Solstice Mystery and Inklingo, Clue 4

120 four patches is this week’s Celtic Solstice Mystery Clue 4. Here’s my orange (caramel) printed with 20 patches. I only printed the 12 pieces of caramel fabric, layered it on top of 12 pieces of green, then sewed four … Continue reading

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Ever have a twinge of guilt cutting up a thrift store shirt?

Then listen to (or read the transcript) this National Public Radio piece, The Afterlife of American Clothes. And in case you don’t know the best way to cut up a shirt for your quilt stash, watch Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville … Continue reading

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Words in Quilts–Psalm 23:1

I’ve been struggling with viral eye infections (both eyes) and a couple of other eye issues for weeks. Doc says it should be better in a week. This has made it difficult to do much of anything. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Inklingo-ing a Heart Block Pattern

There is a very nice free heart block designed by Janet Wickell here at The block finishes at 6 inches. I made these according to Janet’s instructions (cut squares for the HSTs, draw diagonal lines, stitch on the lines, … Continue reading

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House Block–Plain or Embellished?

I’ve hit my first detour from my list of priorities! I’ve made an Inklingo (School) House block to go in a ‘Heart & Home’ comfort quilt. The blocks in the quilt are 6 inches finished. The Inklingo block finishes at … Continue reading

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Prioritizing My Works in Progress

I’m planning on keeping up the momentum I’ve had with the Orca Bay Mystery. I needed to take stock of my unfinished projects and set priorities. This is my planned order for in-process gifts and their current status: 1. Tiny … Continue reading

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Orca Bay Mystery Plan B Update: Flavors of Orca Bay

If you’re reading this and would like to know why I’m adjusting Bonnie’s beautiful Orca Bay Mystery pattern, please read yesterday’s post. As I bemoaned to fellow blogger Anneke yesterday,  I really need to learn how to use my EQ … Continue reading

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