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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Mountain States

Been on a vacation that you want to remember? Nothing's better than a trip across the country thru quilts. That is just what this book has to offer.

Notice I have spiral bound my book? I love doing this to books that I am tracing patterns out of.  It allows the pages to lay flat. Any office supply should have what's needed to do it, and it's only a few dollars.

Being the Northwoods kind of girl that I am
I chose this one for my first quilt from this book.

There are so many fun ones though, that more are sure to come!

It's like a road trip with your quilts, from the comfort of your armchair! What more can you ask for?
Hey honey, bring we a glass of wine!
tee hee!


  1. great quilt. It pretty much sums up how I think of the serious side of you.

  2. Looks like a really fun book and a great idea! If you took a cross-country trip, you could pick a specific block from each state you travel through and have a there-and-back-again quilt! Love it!!

  3. Montani semper liberi? Mountaineers are always free - West Virginia girl transplanted to OKlahoma - my blood still runs blue and gold (maybe because my masters in from the University of Tulsa - nah - I think not) I love the book. I always thought about making a "state" quilt block of the states we visited - I wonder who would have gotten that quilt in the divorce. He didn't even ask for the quilts his grandmother made. HA HA - his son's girlfriend stole them later along with one my mother made, too that he never saw along with lots of other stuff. The DA let her walk. I hope he can stand a theft of over $50K to a druggie. I wonder what God will say to him when he dies. I'm bad - I often hope he says "Access denied." Yet, I want grace and mercy. How does that work? Nice quilt book and I love the spiral binding. Somehow, you always elicit memories from me with your posts. It's fun though. I have a warped sense of humor, too.

  4. Great quilt, Joan. Love the tip about spiral binding books. Thanks.

  5. Wow! You have had some fun with this. Yes, it definitely is you!

  6. LOVE the spiral binding idea!!!!!


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