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One Monthly Goal AUGUST 2016

I can not believe it is already August. Time is going by way too fast.

I want to get more accomplished in sewing, family comes first.

Once again I am singing up to RED LETTER QUILTS  …..  OMG: One Monthly Goal

the AUGUST  link is HERE.

My GOAL for AUGUST will be to finish this.

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It might take me a couple of months but at least

I am moving this forward.

 

Happy Sewing Hugs,

Kathleen Mary

International Hermit and Stitch Weekend

IT IS ON AGAIN THIS WEEKEND.

 YIPPEE.   COUNT ME IN.

Sign up here

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THE  International Hermit and Stitch Weekend  is on this weekend.

It takes place every 3rd full weekend of each month, from Friday till Sunday.

A sign up list is posted on the blog at the beginning of each IHSW week.

This is the week.

Another sign up list will be in a new post on the IHWS  blog on the Monday following the IHSW weekend.

In the second post, show pictures of your weekend stitching.

I signed up here.   Did You?

Happy Sewing,

Kathleen Mary

FEELING BETTER

After about three weeks on illness with no energy, I am finally on the mend.  Yippee.  I am so over not sewing.

I remember when I started to put together the first block on the caswell quilt, I used the glue technique. I must have been terribly tired.  I used so much glue when I tried to wash out the glue today, it would not soak out.  So I started over.  I feel better now and there are only little dots of glue on the material.  Looks nicer and I am much happier with the block.

Auditioning material for this block.

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This center looks better in the picture than it does in real life.

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Does not do it for me either.

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This one makes the colors pop.

Slow Sunday Stitching   Linking up with  Slow Sunday Stitching on Kathy’s Quilts blog.

HAPPY SEWING

KATHLEEN MARY

The Ear

The last couple of weeks have been a right off for me.  I have had the flu.  Yuck.

Nothing worse than an ear ache.  No motivation when the ear hurts. Cannot

concentrate on anything.  Antibiotics are taken regularly.  Going back to the

doctor Tuesday. He might change my medicine.

I am apologizing to everyone who left a comment on my last post.  I am just now

able to read them.  I will be responding to them tonight.

My sewing has almost been nil. I did manage to add a couple of hexies, but not

many.

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Hope you sewing has been fun.

Kathleen Mary

Slow Sunday Stitching   Linking up with  Slow Sunday Stitching on Kathy’s Quilts blog.

Ems-scrapbag   Linking up with Ems-scrapbag.

REVERSE APPLIQUE, MY WAY Part 2

 

REVERSE APPLIQUE, MY WAY Part 1 HERE.

Step 6.  The polyfuse stays in the quilt.  I do not want the pencil line that I drew on the polyfuse to be seen.  Use an eraser to reduce the pencil lines.

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 Step 7.   Cut any excess fabric out of the foreground.DSCN2316

Step 8. Clip fabric where needed.

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Step 9.  Glue the small pieces to the polyfuse.

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The glue I use is a stick glue from the grocery store.

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Step 10.  Use some type of fray stop along the edges where the cut points my fray.

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Step 11.  Turn the foreground fabric right side up and place on the background.

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Ste 12. Sew in place

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If any steps are not understandable, please feel free to leave me a comment and I will get back to you.

Happy Sewing Hugs,  Kathleen Mary

I DID IT

Unbelievable, I did it. I set myself a goal this month to finish a quilt and I did!  Yippee for me.

I will pat myself on the back.  I feel wonderful.  Yippee!  I have not finished anything in a while.

Before you ask, no this is not me.  I made this baby quilt for my friends grandbaby.

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Here is the quilt after the binding was finished.DSCN2247

Linking up to RED LETTER QUILTS in the OMG: One Monthly Goal   end of the month, IT’S FINISHED here.

Happy Sewing to you,

Kathleen Mary