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Pam's Centennial Sampler Quilt

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This is a wonderful assortment of 5" blocks made in reproduction fabrics.   The pattern is Centennial Sampler by Judie Rothermel. 


















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Stand Up Divas Challenge 2017 Piecing Challenge?

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This year's challenge seemed like a really fun idea!  Everyone that participates will create a block, finished at 18.5" bound that would become a block in a "sampler" quilt with all our blocks pinned up on the design wall.  For unity, this used one focus fabric that Debbie supplied (Quilting Quarters in Conroe where we meet each month) and we were to use a white background.



Notice I say.... seemed like a fun idea LOL!  My first idea was to make a Compass /NY beauty block of some sort and have part of it missing  and finish off the design with quilting.   Well I was hitting the wall with the actual design and the 18.5" block....   Then I thought I would do a simple HST type block and just quilt a beautiful feather design like I did on my Amish With a Twist 3.   Perfect.   Then I really looked at the focus fabric.   Oh my word this really was a longarm challenge!   No way in the world to EVER get any quilting to show on that fabric.  So then I started looking onl…

We Got The Jazz - Myeloma and Lymphona Fund Raiser

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Another successful fundraising event for my son in his efforts to raise money with his annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraiser in uptown Dallas! 

Doesn't she look pretty on this table!   Just the perfect size for display... and that view!  One Stitch Closer



I made the pattern "Prismatic Star" by Judy Niemeyer for this years' fundraiser.   I had originally planned a much more aggressive piecing pattern but was running out of time.   So, I pulled this pattern together and bam... done!   Lou Ellen Hassold volunteered to help me with next year's quilt.   We have a theme.... so far they have all been Judy Niemeyer patterns.  Next year will be .....  Feathered Star!   Denise Green of HollyDeeQuilts  and a CI for Quiltworx patterns pulled the fabrics for this year's quilt from her shop and will also be helping us decide the final fabrics for our Feathered Star for next year.
These funds help support research and patient assistance for all blood cancer pati…