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What's Up 5-27-19

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I want to first off say I hope you had joined me today to remember those who served their country and gave their lives. We all own them so much, no matter what country we live.

Other than that it has been a quiet day here. With all the severe weather we have had in Oklahoma, quiet is good. One thing about all the storms comes the humidity and makes it hard for all who have to work outside. 

Stayed inside most of the day

Been working on the Wildrose Backpack.

Instead of going with just one color I decided to use additional ones

Coming along  

I had read this book a little while back and was intrigued by her work. Which led me to starting a stitch journal and trying my hand at Kantha stitching.

So I started on a piece that consist of two old blocks I had.
The blocks were incomplete and damaged.

I'm almost done doing the stitching and the plan is to make a drawstring project bag when finished.

I just love the texture it creates.

Up on the design wall is the Blue Windmills from Cultural Fusion Quilts book

And I have made this my "One Thing with Amy"

I started this last year and really need to finish.
Seems like a long time since I've have finished a top. Will feel good to have this completed. 

Till Next Time 

cooking up quilts

small quilts and doll quilts

love laugh quilt


  1. Love the backpack, the bright colours are a joy.

  2. I *love* the Kantha stitching you did on those blocks! It's amazing how adding the stitching changed the looks of the blocks - the texture is fabulous. Thanks for sharing your post on Main Crush Monday! What weight thread did you use for the stitches? I think I'm gonna have to give that try.

    1. I use pearl cotton #8 DMC
      Yep I am thinking about the next project using this technique
      Thank you


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