Shoo fly

After stitching tiny squares…

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and tiny triangles…

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into shoo fly blocks…

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over many, many nights, tonight I have just two rows to add to finish the all of the piecing.

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That doesn’t sound like much to do at all. However, pinning all those seams slows me down.

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They have three sides

I bought myself a new triangle ruler and immediately started cutting triangles.

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They look pretty good when laid out together.

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Definitely have no time to vacuum now. I’ll be quilting…

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A numerate binding

I’ve decided on a numerate binding for the kite tails quilt.

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I love the contrast between orange and blue.

It’s the final episode of Survivor tonight. I think I should get quite a bit done by the time the episode is over.

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Unless it gets too tense…

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Getting there

After a busy working week which involved travel to the north, the south and to the east I am finally finishing my Kite Tails quilt. Tonight I am free motion quilting the tails…

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I think I can finish tomorrow. I think I can…

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A gift for me

It’s my birthday today.

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I’m thinking I should gift myself this…

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and use it to make something inspired by this…

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Good plan?

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Time thief

“This quilt is only small.” I told myself.

“This will take no time at all to quilt.” I agreed with myself.

“It’ll be finished in just a couple of hours.”

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Naturally I have chosen the densest windy swirls to quilt onto the blue. They’re perfect for the background, but highlight how deluded I am about the time I take to do anything…

It’ll be worth it, but you’ll have to come back in a day (or two or three or four) for me to show you the results.

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Away

I’m away from home on a work trip. If I look out my motel window I see this.

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While that is a lovely view I can’t help but think about what I was doing last night.

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That’s quite a nice view too…

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