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Aug 03

Falling Off the Wagon & a Finish

It’s been a kind of busy week around here, but I do have few things to share.

First, after a couple of months of successfully avoiding falling victim to the Daily Deal emails from the Missouri Star Quilt Company, I caved a couple of times recently and ordered a few things. This was the first one:

IMG_1951This is Aqua Ink Blossoms. As soon as it arrived, it answered one of my most pressing questions: “Which jelly roll was I using in my Kimberly Einmo class at the AQS Show in Grand Rapids?” Yep, it will be this one. I purchased some Kona white to go with it and now I can’t wait!

We won’t discuss any of the other purchases. It just doesn’t seem to be necessary – they were mostly basics. Maybe I’ll post some pictures later.

I also had a finish this week. I completed the binding on Falling Charms, with some help from Amazing Amy. Here’s the front:

IMG_1955We all know I don’t usually piece my backs, but I wanted to use up the rest of the Cold Spring Dreams layer cake that I had and some of the extra pieces from the front side so…

IMG_1954Another part of the busyness this week was driving with my husband various places. While he was rehearsing with some of his singers for this Sunday’s service, I completed block 4 of the 2012 Designer Mystery BOM.

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On Friday, I enjoyed the decor at his dentist’s office while he had a fun (NOT) procedure done:

IMG_1952Here’s a closer look:

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Quilt on!

2 comments

  1. Terje

    I LOVE the back of your Falling Charms quilt. I do love an “interesting” back but I am also fond of purpose and order. Your back fits really well into my strict design parameters. I may have to “borrow” your idea for inspiration when I have leftover fabric from my top. Well done!

  2. Kati R.

    Oh, I really like the way Falling Charms turned out! It’s like two quilts in one, the back is so gorgeous! So is your block, you were busy this week!

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