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TUMBLING ALONG

TUMBLING ALONG

I found three shoe boxes full of tumblers. They are from the scrap bins just from the different fabrics. Tumblers are easy to sew together, and it is nice to just sit and piece on the machine. I had no real plan how this quilt would evolve but Tumbling Along just called to me. In 2020 while in COVID lockdown, I decided to cut as much as possible from the scrap bin. I cut sizes and shapes I use frequently,…

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DAYS ARE TUMBLING BY QUILT

DAYS ARE TUMBLING BY QUILT

Do you love being home during the COVID-19 virus and having time to catch up on projects? Do you have trouble keeping track of exactly what day it is without the “normal” schedule of two months ago? I have really enjoyed the time at home working and having time to work on projects. Kind of the best of both worlds. But I do find that I have to pay attention to the calendar or my days blend together. Hence this…

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FLOWERS & TUMBLERS (or scraps are taking over my world) part 3

FLOWERS & TUMBLERS (or scraps are taking over my world) part 3

Background of Flowers & Tumblers quilt: FLOWERS & TUMBLERS (or scraps are taking over my world) part 3 – I have been trying to use only scraps to make quilts this year. I am making a dent in the scrap bins – finally. For FLOWERS & TUMBLERS (or scraps are taking over my world) part 3 I was inspired by a row quilt that I hand quilted for a customer this past summer. I thought that some sort of row…

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FLOWERS & TUMBLERS – Part 2

FLOWERS & TUMBLERS – Part 2

This fun and pretty quilt, Flowers & Tumblers Part 2, started in July 2019 with the English paper pieced flowers. Here is the continuing saga of this quilt. My goal for this year is to make a dent in the scraps bins which have overflowed. And figure out fun and different ways to use up leftover pieces from other quilts that I have made. Part 1. After completing the two sections of English pieced flowers, I did the tumbler sections….

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FLOWERS & TUMBLERS – Part 1

FLOWERS & TUMBLERS – Part 1

Flowers & Tumblers quilt looks great, but it did not start as a cohesive quilt idea. This quilt started out as an exercise in frustration. Why you ask? Because fabric scraps had gotten out of hand and were taking over my sewing area. This quilt will require more than one post, so here is Flowers & Tumblers part 1. Something had to be done to stop the flood of scrap piles on the floor, on the shelves, and just in…

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