Posts in : August 2012 - Color Girl Quilts by Sharon McConnell

  • Aug
    31

    Introducing….


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    The Members’ Gallery I want to do something new for the month of September. You will notice I rearranged the furniture a bit on the site. I added a left column, including the members (Lovers) of this blog and a Members’ Gallery. If you are a Lover (or become a Lover) of this blog, you […]

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  • Aug
    30

    and Flowers


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    This week I have been working on my second monthly compass block.I have one fourth of it completed: I started this as an interval project last month, making my first block when I was in limbo between projects and deciding what to start next. I made progress on the rest of this block today and […]

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  • Aug
    27

    Something old, Something New


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    I cannot believe how many people have stopped by this blog since the beginning of the blog hop!I have been responding to comments for two days straight and it has been so much fun to hear all of the things that people are doing as their new experiences!Thank you for visiting my blog, I am […]

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  • Aug
    24

    Next Stop, Blog Hop


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    Welcome, Blog Hoppers! Thanks for visiting my blog, I hope you will surf a bit and check out some of my projects and get to know me a bit. I cannot wait to hear from you and what you are working on.Please visit my tutorial page, where you will find instructions for my most recent […]

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  • Aug
    20

    Winner! plus weekend W.I.P


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    I couldn’t resist showing this picture as a follow up to my last post “boy talk”. Here are my boys watching a DVD on the computer. As you can see, Coulson is prepared for anything. You never know when you might need a broom and/or a sword, and a pirate hat is classy paired with […]

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  • Aug
    19

    Boy talk, and a giveaway!


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    I have a lot of boys in my house…the only female alliances I have are Cleo the pup and Lukie the lizard. (We also have a toad, gender unknown) When my boys got old enough to move out of their cribs into big boy beds, they each got a quilt.Hudson’s is the blue and yellow […]

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  • Aug
    17

    Playing a bit…


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    As you can see, I have been experimenting with blog designs. I have often wondered (being of lesser technical intelligence than most) how people make their blogs look so cute. I have been surfing around and found some really fun sites for graphics and stuff. My garden needed some attention. Since beginning this blog, I […]

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  • Aug
    13

    a finish, ahoy!


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    Well, Almost a finish. My three-year-old wants to be a pirate when he grows up. He runs around saying things like, “come on, you slugs!” to his friends, and “arrrgh, you scurvy dog” to me. He has a plastic sword that goes everywhere with him (including bed). So we are all starting to get into […]

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  • Aug
    11

    Bikini Bottoms


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    So, according to my lovely (kooky) sister, my pickle blocks look like bikini bottoms.I think the name has stuck.So, today I am making more bikini bottoms and here’s what I have so far: I went with the unanimous opinion that the varied solid colors were good.The thing is, I cannot decide how I like the […]

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  • Aug
    09

    Show and Tell


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    Last weekend when I took my machine to Quilt Beginnings for repair, again, I remembered to take some pictures of my quilts on display! The one above is from the book “scrap republic” by Emily Cier, which is a great book. This quilt is called “Pivot”, the version made with yardage. The cool thing about […]

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