Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Grateful Heart – Day 36

Well, here it is! The quilt center is complete and sewn together. I’m very pleased with how the top came together. I think the colors work well and I managed to keep my goal of using different values in mind. … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart – Day 31

The last block!! Today is the Rising Star. Again, Sarah chose the fabrics for this block.  She started with the large print for the middle (which she claimed she just had to have). Then we chose a medium red to … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart – Day 30

Merry Christmas!  Today’s block is Tree Top Twist. This is the second block that Sarah chose the fabrics for, and she was very pleased with her choices! She kept saying, “It looks so elegant!” As for me, I was just … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart – Day 29

Sarah came home! She saw the quilt, and she loved it! She immediately started moving blocks around in her head (like mother, like daughter). So, she helped choose the fabrics for the block today, Year’s End. I had these fun … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart – Day 25

Today is the Old School House. What a great block! This block was so much fun because I was able to throw out convention and look for fabric that looked like sky and earth and windows, etc. I used one … Continue reading

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Announcing our Facebook Giveaway Winners!

Our Facebook page is off and running! We now have over 300 fans. Thank you sooo much for your support. As we were starting our page, we offered two giveaways of our McCall’s special issue, America Makes Quilts from the … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart – Day 24

Hello all.  Well here it is… the second look at the design wall. This shows all the blocks as per the pattern.  You will note the small, ugly block with the stripes on the bottom row.  I will probably be … Continue reading

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Support Our Troops – Adopt A Soldier

Many of you have been following my story about my daughter Sarah, who has joined the Air Force at the age of 18. She will not be deployed overseas (Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea) immediately, but I know that it is likely … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart – Day 23

Hello! Well, as many of you have guessed, I will not be finishing this quilt for Christmas! Fortunately, I have been granted a small extension until Sarah goes to her permanent duty station on January 12, 2010. I think that … Continue reading

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Sing Out!

We are all very excited here at McCall’s Quilting.  Our Associate Editor, Sherri Bain Driver’s son, Ryan has been selected to participate with his group, Face in a national competition, “The Sing-off”. Face is headquartered in Boulder (see their website, … Continue reading

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