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my first quilt FINISHED

October 14, 2014

Slow and steady wins the race. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Better late than never.¬† All the cliches apply to the making of this quilt, but my favorite is: Better done than perfect. In 2013 I decided I would make a quilt. For Christmas I received this rotary cutting set and this pattern book. I had a hand-me-down sewing machine from David’s grandmother. I got it serviced and practiced a little (very little). I made a plan. I gave myself a year to do it, and broke it down month by month with manageable steps.¬†Choose the size and design. Obtain fabric. Cut blue triangles. Cut cream triangles. Lay it out and stack the rows. Sew…
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