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Scrap Quilt # 114 – Janie Gave Me Challenge Blocks at Tulsa

When I was at Tulsa Janie Sutterfield gave me a stack of challenge blocks. She said she tried to put them together but didn’t. I now why now. Some of the blocks were 9′ 1/2″ and some were 8′ 1/4′. I thought, “First … Continue reading

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I Reached My Goal!!! – Scrap Quilt Top #50

Scrap Quilt Top #50!!! Last fall I had done the “purge” throughout the house, remodeled the studio, got new floors and painted everything, and had company for 2 weeks at Christmas, That took 6 months to do and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Top #42 – The Red, White and Black Blocks

Work in Progress Red White & Black – This Scrap Quilt #42 is an assortment of blocks from members of the Arkansas Quilters Guild. I had to reproduce 4 blocks for the borders from my stash and I had to enlarge some blocks … Continue reading

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In Memory of Sarah Zigenbein – Scrap Quilt # 29

“I stitch into my quilts the memories I have made with my friends.” Last month at the Little Rock guild Judith Rickard gave me a box of Sarah Zigenbein’s blocks. Our dear Sarah died this year and her husband Ken let the … Continue reading

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Lifelong Friend and Quilter, Scrap Quilt #26

Cathy Hammons Slater – Cathy has been a family friend that I have known all my life. Her mother, Mary Bob, and my mother, Dorothy Dean, were best friends all their lives. I don’t ever remember a holiday that Mary Bob & Glen were not … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Halloween Quilt (Top #25)

Embroidery Box  I have been on a quest to clean out and make up quilt tops out of things people give me. So, to do that I have to finish or fix or add to blocks to make the into … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt #20 – The Ugly Guild Challenge Fabric

Scrap Quilt #20 Winning guild challenge block is never a blessing. The blocks are never the same size. Everyone has a different 1/4 inch seam allowance and no one cuts the finished blocks the same. These blocks were given to … Continue reading

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