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May 26, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Project Lessons Learned

I wrapped up my year-long journal quilting project in 2012, two weeks after my daughter was born. It was a terrific project for me and one that I am tempted to repeat. If nothing else, I had something on my to do list every week that encouraged me to get …

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May 19, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 52

I can’t believe that I have now been posting these Turn Back Thursday journal quilt posts for an entire year. But, here we are, at the end of my journal quilting project. Like last week’s quilt, this one was made a little late because we were home with a newborn …

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May 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 51

The journal quilt for week 51 did not get made that week (or the next). As Week 51 of my project began, I was in the hospital having just delivered a baby.  The timing had been perfect – our child was due the week after my journal quilt project was …

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May 5, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 50

Ah, the Tin Anniversary.  This week in 2012, my DH and I celebrated our 10th anniversary, the tin anniversary, which is what inspired the periodic table journal quilt.  My DH jokes though that it is actually the baby anniversary.  We didn’t know it at the time because our daughter arrived …

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April 28, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 49

This week in 2012, it was fiddle head fern season. It is now too, actually;  I have some in my fridge right now, but I think that 2012 might have been the first time I encountered them. I immortalized both their shape and the recipe for cooking these strange vegetables …

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April 21, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 48

More baseball in Week 48 of my journal quilt project in 2012.  This week in 2012, Boston celebrated the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park in a moving ceremony that included former players walking out from center field to the positions that they played during their time in a Sox uniform. …

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April 14, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 47

Well, this journal quilt from 2012 is appropriate this week. The quilt represents Opening Day 2012 and It was Opening Day at Fenway Park on Monday this week. As usual, my DH (Dear Husband, not Designated Hitter) and I were there. I don’t remember what the day in 2012 was …

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April 7, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 46

Easter fell a little later in the calendar in 2012 than it did this year. The basket was woven with strips of brown batik fabric; the grass is Superior Threads Glitter thread; and the eggs allowed me to pull out all of my variegated threads and give the fancy stitches on …

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March 31, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 45

The last week of March 2012 brought the second of our two baby showers. This one was held in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts for our friends and neighbors there.  The party had a Red Sox theme, which drove the color choice for the umbrella.

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