Monthly Archives: August 2009

Starstruck Progress

Whew, I now have 100 – 8 inch blocks (finished) for the center of the Starstruck quilt: Now, on to the border blocks. These little guys are only 4 1/2 inches square finished and my new calculations indicate I will … Continue reading

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Golden Beet Tart from Country Living September 2009

I saw this recipe in Country Living magazine and could not rest until I tried it. I was having a bit of a time finding the Boursin cheese, but, finally, it was found in the tiny “party store” in my … Continue reading

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Block Number 82!

Only 18 to go. Then on to the border which has as many cream and black Friendhip Star blocks as the center has colorful blocks. Humm…………

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Progress Report on Starstruck Quilt

As I posted earlier, I am making a queen size version of Bonnie Hunter’ “Starstruck” quilt. My version will have 100 of the star blocks to make a queen size quilt. So far, I have made 47 of these: And … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Photos

Aren’t these little orange guys just too peculiar? Clustered by the barn………. A veritable forest ……. Blackberries are ripening, but the birds get most of them. Looks like crimped pie crust. Sorry about the focus. The next three were about … Continue reading

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What to have for lunch?

I know! Toasted turkey and cheese sandwiches prepared on the new/old sandwich iron with lettuce, basil and tomato from the garden.

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Starstruck with Borders

I mentioned in an earlier post attending a workshop with Bonnie Hunter, designer, blogger and author. Well, here is an EQ6 drawing of the version of “Starstruck” I started in her workshop. I added the Freindship Star border in black … Continue reading

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Autumn Trails Again

We hung the Autumn Trails quilt on the guest bedroom wall. Isn’t the wall bracket wonderful? Dave designed and built it.

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Late Afternoon Walk

It was 82 F here in northern Michigan this afternoon, and this summer, that was news indeed! Dave and I went for one of our customary rambles along a woodland trail and encountered these curiously red capped mushrooms (toadstools?). These … Continue reading

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More Pictures of Daughter’s Faux Clamshell Quilt

Since I have now delivered the finished quilt to my daughter, I feel I can post more detailed pictures of the quilting I did on it. What a beautiful canvas to work on for a machine quilter! I decided to … Continue reading

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