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The Crafty Pigeon
Sunny California!
Happy Crafty Pigeon
Interests: quilting, knitting, embroidery, any other craft I can get my hands on!
Recent Activity
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It's been awhile since I posted. Just been lazy I guess LOL. I've have been busy with some quilts and knitting though. My current project is a quilt for a co-worker who is having a baby boy. I went bright colors on this one. I had some cute material with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I am on a roll!! I've completed another quilt that has been languishing in the unfinished objects file. This is one of my favorites because it is in my favorite colors of red and black. This has a floral Asian theme. It is very similar to the one I made... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I can't believe it has been 20 days since I last posted! I have been busy working on my unfinished quilting projects. I finished the black and yellow quilt last weekend and a baby blanket this weekend. I am currently working on a quilt for my dad for Father's Day... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I've been quite busy this week finishing up projects. I completed the Downton Shawl and the Bonny Shell that I had started last summer. I just need to soak and block both projects but in essence they are complete. The Bonny Shell fits pretty good so I am no the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Hello! Just a quick update for the Downton Shawl, I finished it last night! I just need to soak it, block it and weave in the ends. I love how all the colors came together. I went out this weekend looking for the backing for the Harvest Star quilt. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Just a quick post to show the completed quilt top for the Harvest Star quilt. I really love how it turned out and it will look good in the guest room. It now goes on the pile with other quilts that need to be quilted. Speaking of other quilts that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I am moving right along with the Harvest Star quilt. I just need to add the outer boarder and the top will be complete. I have to go to the quilt shop tomorrow to get some more of the border material, I didn't get enough the first time. It took... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Finally getting a chance to sit down and blog! Work has been super busy and we went to Lompoc over the President's Day weekend. I've been working a little bit on everything. I'll start off with the quilt progress. The last thing I was working on was putting the circle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I finished Ckues 5 & 6 on my Downton Abbey Shawl, there is one more clue to go and one more week of the show. This season has gone by quickly and I think it has been somewhat boring, maybe they will have a big cliffhanger next week. I hope... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I finished cutting out the circle stars last night and I decided to mock up the layout. It took me awhile to get everything just right but I am happy with the final block and circle star placement. I need to go through and number each block so that the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I've been working on the Harvest Star Quilt this week. I pieced together all 12 of the blocks and started working tonight on the smaller star circle that will be appliqued to the center of the star on each block. The circle star will be cut out of wool, I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Just popping in to post progress photo on the Harvest Star Quilt. I am now halfway through piecing the stars. 6 done, 6 to go. The piecing is getting easier now that I have the technique down. I have stopped for the night so I can sit down and knit... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Happy Super Bowl Sunday! I am so happy the Patriots won, I am not a Seahawks fan. It was a great finish to the game too. I was able to get three of the stars sewn together today. It took me a little bit to get used to the piecing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Happy Saturday! I had a busy day today, I went to see my cousin Linda at Angel Quilters in Lincoln and got some material for the new quilt I am working on. Then I went to Sew Katie Jeans in Downtown Lincoln and got some backing material for the new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Just popping in to post a picture from the Wednesday night Knit Night with my Fiber Friends. There are about 6 of us knitting socks so the picture tonight is our progress so far for the sock knit-a-long. Lots of pretty colors and designs going on here! There are only... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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David made me these really cool quilt racks for me so I had to show them off. They still need paint or a finish on them. I put some of my quilts on there just to see how they will look. Not sure exactly where they are going to be... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I just finished clue 4 of the Downton Abbey Shawl Mystery Knit-a-long. It was only 12 rows this week, I did 6 last night and 6 this morning. It had a nice change up from the garter stitch rows we have been doing for 3 weeks. Can't wait to see... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Happy Saturday Everyone!! I am finally getting back to blogging. Since the last blog post, I have stopped going to school and we have moved houses. I don't think I am going to take any more college classes, I get started and then I just lose interest in the program.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
Just a short post to say that I am going to start posting to this blog again. I'll be back soon to post my latest projects and updates on what is going on in the Pigeon Roost. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at The Crafty Pigeon
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A quick post to show the finished top of the tumbler quilt. I am putting the layers together to get ready to quilt it. I will work on the quilting this weekend. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I finally finished the Stormborn Shawl that I was working on. It turned out really good and I enjoyed the mystery knit along, it was fun not knowing what the final project would look like. It is currently being blocked. I had to put it in a wool wash that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2014 at The Crafty Pigeon
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I am still knitting on this mystery knit-along. I got behind on clue 3 and finished it yesterday, started clue 4 last night and received clue 5 today. Luckily clue 4 and 5 aren't as long as clue 3 was and I should have it done before the last clue... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2014 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Here is a quick picture of the shaw. I think you can see the pattern a little better in this shot. It is supposed to look like dragon scales. I haven't done much in crafts today just knitted a few rows on this shaw. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at The Crafty Pigeon
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Last weekend I went to Medford/Ashland to spend Mother's Day weekend with Rachel, Britney and Jessica. We had a great time shopping and went to a dinner and show. We had a great time except for our hotel stay, there was a youth basketball team staying there so it was... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at The Crafty Pigeon
I finished my first class!! Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at The Crafty Pigeon