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March 10, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 42

I am sitting in front of an open window as I write this, enjoying spring-like weather in early March. The same seems to have been true of the week of March 8th in 2012 because spring was the theme: These little snow drops are fused and stitched using batiks.

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March 3, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 41

I know that I haven’t actually been creating any of these journal quilts, just reposting ones that I lost when my blog blew up, but it’s still hard to believe that I have already been at that for 41 weeks. In this quilt, I celebrated celebrating my husband’s grandmother’s 99th …

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February 25, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 40

Mmmm. In Week 40 of my journal quilt project in 2012, we toured the Taza Chocolate Factory in Somerville, MA.  This quilt represents the different flavors of their chocolate wedges: chipotle, cinnamon, coffee, ginger, orange, vanilla, etc.

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February 11, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 38

Happy Valentine’s Day 2012! I got to try out some of the fancy stitches on the sewing machine. I also used Heat ‘N’ Bond to fuse fabric onto the backs of the hearts to make them more 3D.  They are only sewn down the center so the sides are free …

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February 4, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 37

The Super Bowl occurred during Week 37 of my journal quilt project in 2012. I don’t follow football at all so I can’t even tell you who was playing in 2012.  (It was probably the Patriots so I am proving what a horrible New Englander I am by not knowing …

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January 28, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 36

The week of January 26, 2012, brought a bit of Spring-like weather so I revisited the wintry journal quilt from a few weeks earlier and created this quilt using the same techniques:

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January 21, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 35

By Week 35 of my journal quilting project, my pregnancy was in full swing, so to speak.  Inspired by the Batman television series, I created this journal quilt to record those first kicks. I put scrapbooking stickers on fabric, painted over them with fabric paints and then removed the stickers …

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January 14, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 34

This week in 2012, I  was inspired by the mundane. It was Martin Luther King Jr. weekend and we had dinner with good friends at our house, but the most interesting thing that happened during the weekend seems to have been that our generator came on. The power wasn’t out …

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