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6 posts from October 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Mother's Double Dutch Quilt Part 5

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I made it this far today without having to rip out any seams.  That's a good thing. 

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Mother's Double Dutch Quilt Part 4

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Today was much more than just a day of sewing.  My 93y/o mother made it up the stairs with help from my Big Bear, and worked with me on her quilt.  We shared stories and laughter and she enjoyed being involved in the making of her Double Dutch Quilt.  It was a special day, with family stories from her childhood that she also shared ... and I share with you.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Mother's Double Dutch Quilt Part 3

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This post will have you piecing like a pro, trimming for perfect squares, and creating beautiful full quilt blocks!  It always feels so good to complete the first quilt block.  It's a confidence builder that I didn't mess up on my seams or cutting along the way!

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Educating our Children for a Powerful Life

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What can I say, education is key to success in life ... but so is letting our kids follow the passion of their heart and what brings them joy in their life ...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Mother's Double Dutch Quilt Part 2

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Part 2!  Cutting, piecing, precision, pinning, sewing, and pressing ... it's all in this post

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Mother's Double Dutch Quilt

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It's been several years since I enjoyed busy hands in my sewing studio and I've missed it.  I am making a beautiful blue and white "Double Dutch" quilt for my 93y/o mother for the holidays.  I've got to start early if I am going to get it finished!  Follow along as I make this quilt!

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