Author Archives: Mallory

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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9-Patch

As I mentioned last time, I have been playing around with some fat quarters I’ve had for several years. Turns out, one fat quarter makes a BUNCH of 4 1/2 inch unfinished squares! it took a while to get everything … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Stitch

Haven’t had much knitting mojo lately – mostly b/c it’s been hot…but I HAVE been getting the urge to sew. I bought a bunch of clothing patterns (who knows if that will ever happen) and I decided to give quilting … Continue reading

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Results!

I will fully admit to not being the best gardener. I live in an apartment and our community garden plot is up a steep hill – so often I’ll forget to go up to water or frankly, not feel like … Continue reading

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Not Knitting

In the time of Not Knitting, I did do some stuff: Cooked – To save money and stop eating junk, I’ve been cooking more. Previously, the more I looked at recipes and Pinterest, the more paralyzed I became about cooking … Continue reading

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Two Rows

If you’re like me, you haven’t really been able to do much of anything the last six months other than obsessively scroll through twitter and the news. Just stare at a screen, scared and angry. At turns worried and embarrassed. … Continue reading

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