Author Archives: threadmistress

Trimmed and Half Bound

In reality, I never expected to get beyond cutting and joining the binding strips this weekend, so I’m surprised to say that the quilt edge is trimmed…. and the binding is fully attached to the front side:   Now to … Continue reading

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Saturday, again!

More quilting fun!  This week’s quilters:  Judy Doenias, Diane Rode Schneck, Mary Cargill, Andrea Murray, Maureen Hyslop, Doreen Mangan, and Mom and me.  The white triangles are done, plus lots of quilting in and around the blocks.  Now to put … Continue reading

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We had such fun today!  First Mary Cargill and Diane Rode Schneck came over.   Then my mom, Nell Semel (with whom I have done every quilt I’ve ever finished) and Renee Fields stopped by and added several hours of … Continue reading

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I’ve quilted half the columns in the ditch and the more I can do, the better it will look.  Tomorrow I’ll lay it out on the dining room table and get some handquilting in.  Please feel free to stop by … Continue reading

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Basting, basting, basting…

But not a turkey!  Happily, my lovely neighbor, Roz, brought me leftovers from her son and daughter-in-law’s feast.  Totally delicious, gluten-free, and way easier than making a Thanksgiving meal for myself. So, the layers are almost entirely basted.  My knees … Continue reading

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The Corner Kites, up close

I haven’t done a post with the kites up close yet, so here they are.   You  may click the photos to see them larger.

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Happy Thanksgiving!!

Here we are, all sewn together: You may be able to see that I haven’t sewn in the lower right kite (in the top left of this picture) because Diane and I are still working on the redwork embroidery.  We’re … Continue reading

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So far…

Am just starting to attach the borders/kites.  Here are the elements laid out next to each other on the floor:      

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Welcome to My Table

Dining room table, that is:

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Quilt top done, except for the kites and triangles.  Here it is, held up by two mysterious men (whose bedhead and sleepy faces were not ready for their close-up).  I’m bringing it to DJ class tomorrow night and, hopefully, Friday … Continue reading

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