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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

15 minute challenge ~ march 27



"Thus nature has no love for solitude, and always leans, as it were, on some support; and the sweetest support is found in the most intimate friendship." - Cicero



my weekly report card for the 15 minute challenge:

  • tuesday, mar. 20th: leaf onto AAQI quilt 
  • wednesday, mar. 21st: postcard work
  • thursday, mar. 22nd: flower garden top ~ TAST practice (barred chain & alternate barred chain 
  • friday, mar. 23rd: TAST (barred chain & alternate barred chain) onto two stockings 
  • saturday, mar. 24th: quilted on pink lemonade  (alternate blocks) 
  • sunday, mar. 25th: quilted on pink lemonade (alternate blocks)
  • monday, mar. 26th: quilted on pink lemonade (alternate blocks) 


  • i was out of town for a couple of days which totally messes with all of my schedules but i still did manage to get all 7 days in for the 15 minute challenge with the group found at  Kate at Life in Pieces.
    once again i was grateful for the easily carried along pink lemonade quilt. i now have just over half of the alternate blocks quilted.

    i used a tailor's buttonhole stitch to attach the leaf onto the AAQI quilt. it worked well as both a way to outline the leaf and sew it onto the piece.
    this is a shot of some felting that i managed to get done on my felting machine last week. i'll be fiddling with it a bit more and then using it for postcards. i think.
    love the new felting machine but i'm not very good at it yet so it's costing me a fortune in needles~!


    recent gifts include:
    • the joys of friendship
    • a spare hour to hang out at barnes and noble, sip a smoothie and peruse the art magazines
    • indulging myself with the purchase of a few of those magazines

    6 comments:

    1. Your felting looks like fun! My studioQ buddies and I are going to playing around with one at our next meeting. One of the gals owns a machine for us to try. You have been really busy this week! good for you!

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    2. Great week! Love the photo at the top. It's a unique angle that works really well to show case both the flower and the greenery.

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    3. Great week .. you have been very productive!

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    4. Love the hexes looks like you got lots done. Must get my felting machine out this winter too.

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    5. I love the leaf! So colorful! The hexies are looking good, as well.

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    6. The quote at the top of your post spoke to me.
      Love the fade out flower in your flower garden top. It's coming along! I was worried about how my pathway hexies were buckling until I realized it was the paper causing it.
      Glad you were able to keep up with your challenge while away.

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