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The Book of Faces

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Hi everyone,
I was just thinking how much I post my blog post on my facebook page to let everyone know about my website, but I rarely let you all know that I check in on Facebook often. So I thought I'd give you all my link so you can head on over there and "like" my page. 

Go to my Milly Bee Quilting Facebook page!

Progress: Summer at the Beach

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I finally feel like I'm getting somewhere with my quilting to-do list, my this-years resolutions to make two quilts and finish another.. 
I can report that I've finished a quilt top, so I'm on my way to my goal! My next one will be the same pattern but a different colour scheme altogether.
Here are some pics showing how this one has progressed!
I used a "Simply Color" Moda Jelly Roll by V & Co, and a Kona Roll Up in "Snow" and have a few of the blocks left over to make a table runner or similar to go with it! Stoked!






Take Care! Have a great weekend!

Summer at the Beach .. in winter

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Just popping in to make an announcement.
I did some sewing today!
That is all.. you can go back to your lives, hehe
Seriously, when I get some time to sew, it fills me back up.. I get to be in my happy place for a couple of hours (uninterupted), a very rare thing these days, but I'm doing it!
I've got a bit of a Kona/Moda merge going on

This is the Summer at the Beach link here, I've done half of the first strips so far, when it starts to look photo worthy I'll post you another piccie post!
See you then

A Finish! OMGoodness don't faint

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Yes it happened, I finished a quilt! I love it so much on so many levels
It was made for my baby sister who turned 21 today! Love her to pieces.
I did a couple of borders on this one which is kinda new for me, and being a smaller art quilt I was able to manage it nicely in my domestic straight stitch machine.
It is a raw edge fused then stitched piece. The setting is a photo from my sister's facebook, a skiing holiday to Wanaka here in NZ. The quilting I've done in the borders are quite special to me, it is one of those moments in your journey as a quilter when you step up to the next level. I am one of those people who gets stalled by the feeling that I'm not going to get it perfect so I'd better not try it at all. I've been looking at the wonderful quilting of some of the wonderful people out there, blogs, websites and facebook pages, not to mention pinterest, oh my goodness.. do not let me on there, pinterest sucks the minutes out of your day like a black hole!

I used to worry a lot

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If you've followed my blog for a while or read some of  my previous posts, you'll have noticed I'm a little bit of an Eagles fan.. just a wee bit. I often use a picture of Timothy B. Schmidt to distract you all from the fact I don't have any interesting quilting projects to show you at the moment.