Author Archives: Mallory

Christmas Top!

I pieced together this quilt top over the weekend: I used the jelly roll race technique and probably pieced it together in under 3 hours total. It would have gone a lot faster but I’m bad at following directions and … Continue reading

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Secret Quilt Post #1

Hello! I’ve done some work on some quilts since I last posted! The first project is a SECRET. I’m making it for my husband and my goal is to have it done for his birthday or Christmas but we shall … Continue reading

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My New Machine – Juki TL-2200-QVP Mini

I ended up getting a new machine in the middle of my first quilt project because poor Harold just wasn’t cutting it. I talked about my research in this post and when I was on vacation I finally bit the bullet … Continue reading

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Finished Object: The Quilt!

I did it! I finished a sewing project and I’m really quite pleased with it! I present: THE QUILT! I did some fairly basic quilting by just stitching in the ditch. I then washed and dried it to give it … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Pumpkin Hat

Last week I finished a quick knit for my brand new nephew (he’s so cute I could DIE). Basically I just used Stephanie Pearl-McPhee’s recipe for hats and added an icord stem. It’s not very elaborate but it’s functional.   … Continue reading

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Quilt Top and a Nephew

First the most exciting news! My nephew was born a few days ago and mother and baby are doing fine. He’s so precious and I can’t wait to actually hold him in a few weeks when we’re back up in … Continue reading

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Research

I’ve been doing a metric shit-ton of sewing lately. My practice quilt is coming along and I’m getting more consistent with my seam allowances and all that jazz. It’s become clear that I definitely need more practice with my cutting … Continue reading

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Blocks!

Still not a lot of knitting around here – it’s been too hot. I have been working on some quilt blocks though! Still the simple 9-patch. I think I’m going to need about 12 to make a blanket. And I’ve got … Continue reading

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