Category Archives: lap quilts

Operation: Christmas Quilts – Success

I started planning this Christmas well in advance.  My Dad is retiring next summer, and my parents will be moving about 45 minutes away from me.  At that time, they are planning to sell their house, so this was their … Continue reading

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Ready for Binding

The Saint Patrick’s Day quilt is ready to be bound.  I finished quilting it last weekend, and Angel has since laid claim to it.  I plan on taking it back just as soon as I finish making the binding.  I’m … Continue reading

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Hosea’s Quilt

At the beginning of the month, I wrote that I really wanted to make a quilt for my best girlfriend’s son, and that I only had a month to do it.  I am pleased to report that I succeeded!  In … Continue reading

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Complete Quilt in a Month?

One month from today, I’ll be flying to Texas to see my best girlfriend.  Of course, since February is a weird month, that’s also exactly 4 weeks away.  I’m super excited to see her.  It’s been about 3 years since … Continue reading

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Playing with Fabric

Yesterday I broke out a layer cake of Waterfront Park by Michael Miller Fabrics.  I had no idea what I wanted to do with it; I just wanted to play.  I was in the mood to let my creativity go … Continue reading

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Laying Out the St. Patrick’s Day Quilt

I finished putting the blocks together for my husband’s St. Patrick’s Day quilt last week.  I was surprised at how long it took to make all of the blocks until I realized that each of them has 45 pieces.  I … Continue reading

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Jelly Roll Race Day

I have always liked jelly roll race quilts, so I was thrilled when my local guild announced that they would be doing jelly roll races at this month’s sew-in.  If you have never seen a jelly roll race quilt, this … Continue reading

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Happily Quilting Away

There is no better way to spend a weekend than quilting.  I have really been enjoying this process.  It’s amazing how much the time it takes to quilt depends on the design.  It is taking so much less time to … Continue reading

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Ready to Quilt

My leftovers quilt is all basted and ready to go.  I was surprised at how quickly the basting went.  My only other experience with basting was my penguin table runner, and it did not go nearly so well that time.  … Continue reading

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350 Block Challenge – March Update

I know it’s a while into April now, but I’m finally getting a couple of minutes to sit down and write a post.  The last few weeks at work have been crazy!  That said, I still was able to get … Continue reading

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Leftovers

My first quilt top is finally done!  It was an incredible learning experience all the way around.  It’s about the farthest thing from perfect, but I absolutely love it.  When I originally envisioned the quilt, I thought I would use … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Tetris

The first time I heard of a Tetris quilt was when Melissa of Happy Quilting posted a Tetris quilt along back in June.  I really like to play Tetris, and I instantly fell in love with the idea of making … Continue reading

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