Tag Archives: Amazon Star

Amazon Star, A Sneak Peek

Drum roll, please!…. Somewhat premature since it still needs to be quilted, but you persevered with me through the doubts and decisions so you deserve a sneak peak.  The original pattern vs my reiteration. You saw each bag as I … Continue reading

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Amazon Star, Bags #5-10

Bag #5: This is more like it. Dark and calm. Bag #6: This is the last of the orange and red. From here on in its all blue. Bag #7: Its hard to believe I’m already starting the border. Not … Continue reading

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Week 1 with Amazon Star

Bag #2 I read the instructions at least a dozen times… and kept getting lost. There were units, and sections, and parts, and strips, and colors, and steps – all with numbers following them. Example: Strip Piecing Part 1, Unit … Continue reading

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Amazon Star Starts Shining

Monday was going to be THE day. I was going to start my BIG quilt. I could hardly wait! (In case you missed it, see Blue Monday for background) The grandchildren were over Saturday. As they were outside playing in the snow, … Continue reading

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One off, One on

Have you ever noticed that when your only goal is to complete a project everything goes wrong? Your machine acts up. The threads skip. Lines aren’t straight. You get ripples. The backing puckers, or edges get folded into your stitching. … Continue reading

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Blue Monday

They said today was Blue Monday. The most depressing day of the year. They said to avoid the blues, do something you enjoy. I listened. I have been chomping at the bit to start a new quilt. This one by … Continue reading

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