Episode 68: Nearing the Finish Line

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Caitlyn’s Pinwheel quilt and Razzle Dazzle are done! Today I bought the border and backing fabric for the Bento Box quilt, which needs to be done by next Thursday. Piece of cake!

Here’s the Pinwheel quilt, front and back:

And here’s just the front:

The Man took Razzle Dazzle pix, but hasn’t emailed them to me yet. I’ll post them soon!

Episode 67: Christmas Rush

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Can I finish my Christmas quilts? It remains to be seen …

Here’s Razzle Dazzle with one set of borders. I’ll add another set tonight and quilt it over the weekend.

Next week I’ll have pix of Caitlyn’s Pinwheel and the finished Razzle Dazzle for you, and hopefully some Bento Box progress. Fingers crossed!

Oh, Katie of Kate’s Quilting Daydreams asked for a picture of the curved hearts stencil. Here you go, Katie! Post an episode soon, would you?

Episode 64: Boxed In

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First, here’s a picture of the lovely Bento Box quilt my mom made for Jack several years ago:

Next, here is the array of fabrics I’ll be using for my Bento Box quilt, in pairs, including the new fabrics I bought this week:

Here are the six Bento Box blocks (say that three times fast) I’ve put together so far, unmixed up:

And here’s an example of the blocks all mixed up–this is not the final mix; I just wanted to give an example of how mixed up Bento Box blocks look in general.

Victoria from Peacebrook Quilts and Glogood both sent me this link for a tutorial on how to piece quilt backs. Thanks so much, Victoria and Glogood!

Episode 62: Pinwheels in the Bag (So to Speak)

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Pinwheels! This is an odd picture (per usual) because the top of it looks sort of faded. I hope I’ll have a better picture later. Now, looking at this picture, I wonder if I ought to rearrange some of the lines of color. Is that light green line of pinwheels too light? Let me know your thoughts–it’s not too late to revise!

Send me your quilting ideas, please!