Kevin the quilter_ february……where did it go_____

February………I love it for so many reasons, and I also despise it for a multitude of reasons!

It is inevitable that I get swamped in February, and I owe you all a HUGE apology for not

keeping my blog running last month. Sugar cane seeds minecraft I had every good intention….however, intentions don’t make up for being consumed with other duties.

Are we all gonna have to roll with the punches when it comes to my schedule?

I am in the process of finalizing everything for you all, and I apologize for that.

I think your chicks are cute but the DUCKS??? OMG. How do you plant sugarcane in minecraft They are precious. Is coconut sugar better than cane sugar I will confess that when I was a youngster, we used to visit a duck pond in a very old town near us. Cane sugar glycemic index I have always loved ducks and secretly felt that I would come back as a duck in a future life, or maybe I’d been one in the past.

Sugar exporters in brazil There’s just something so amazing about them. Sugar manufacturing process from sugarcane ppt And, of course, I refuse to EAT duck!!

Your quilt cave compound is becoming quite the place!!! You’ll be welcoming critters from everywhere!!

Ducks and chicks? Must be a lot of quacking and yacking going on. Sugar manufacturing process from sugarcane pdf Love the quilt you are working on. Ethanol production from sugarcane Hope you are all trained up and ready for another year- 16 years! You must have seen a lot of crazy people doing crazy things. Sugar cane farms for sale in kzn I mostly use Bonnie Hunter’s scrap saver system. Coke with cane sugar I always use clear boxes to store the cut pieces in. Sugar cane juice recipe Processing bags of scraps people give me are hard to figure. Sugar cane juicer for sale I bought an Accuquilt Studio to cut set sizes. Sugar cane juice near me Reply Delete

Haven’t been around baby ducks, like I have chicks, but they look awfully cute!

Having had a Grandpa that was a chicken farmer, I can’t imagine NOT washing the eggs! Are there really people that don’t?

Kevin, your version of Bonnie’s pattern is stunning! I love how you have laid it out in Barn Raising fashion. Sugar cane cutter machine It looks electric and alive!

I will be interested to see what organizational skills you share for scraps. Sugar cane farm for sale I think my system works for me, but I am open to new ideas. Sugar cane farmers Reply Delete

“Little ducky doddles went wading in a puddle, went wading in a puddle quite small….

I’m only a ducky after all” A song from my childhood your duckies reminded me of…how adorable are they…

Uhhh I hate to tell you but I have Four baskets full of UNSORTED scraps–strings and bits and bobs…

Love your BH’s MM quilt–I have mine all cut out BUT (ahem) in a box for a year now–I keep getting mixed up when I try to sew them together…my mountains are not majectic for sure…Love your blog…hugs, Julierose (a newbie follower) Reply Delete

I am in the process of reorganizing my ‘resource center’, LOL!! It is just that time of year. Hawaiian sugar cane spider Your ducks are adorable, I need one to eat the stinkbugs around my garden. Is cane sugar paleo Gotta go cover the irises, it is going to be 27 degrees overnight tonight!

Most of my scraps (half yards, fat quarters and smaller) are in a cabinet in my sewing room. Sugarcane juice machine for home use Most are in plastic shoe boxes, so that I can pull them out and see what is in them easily. Sugarcane juice machine design I also keep scraps with the matching yardage (folded inside), in case I need just a bit, for something. Sugarcane juice machine for sale Glad you liked the table runner. Sugarcane juice machine olx Hope you enjoy the 1/4″ foot. Sugarcane juice benefits in hindi I love mine (I have several). Sugar cane juicer machine Reply Delete

Hard to decide, ducklings or chicks, until I see both in person 😉 I’m leaning towards ducklings though 😉 Can’t believe your niece is 19!! I have stings, strips and squares sorted by color but chucks I don’t. Sugar cane juicer for home I’m thinking I need to pick a size for chunks and start sorting them by color too. Sugarcane cutting machine Reply Delete

Yes, the ducklings are the most adorable, for sure! Your friend Cheryl knows you well to make such a sweet table runner. Sugarcane bud cutting machine And I like your scrap sorting system. Sugarcane farming pdf If a fabric is hidden I won’t remember I have it! Ha. Sugar cane truck for sale philippines You have a wonderful assortment of scraps there. Minecraft automatic sugarcane farm Reply Delete

Your ducklings are precious! Do you have someone that takes care of your animals when you travel? They will be gathering eggs too!! Can’t believe how grown up your chicks are! Already! And your niece! (You know what that means,..,,you are getting o l d.)

Do your growing chicks follow you everywhere (imprinting)?? That would be too funny.

I basically have my fabrics arranged by color. Sugar cane juicer machine price Yardage is folded on shelves, fat quarters are folded in baskets, and scraps are in ziplock bags…..all separated by color. How to make a sugarcane farm in minecraft If a fabric has lots of color in it (no dominant color), then it goes in the muliticolor bag. Is raw sugar good for you I also have lots of fabrics cut into strips a la Bonnie Hunter. Sugarcane uses Those are divided by sizes (2″, 2 1/2″, 1 1/2″, 3″). How to make a sugarcane farm If they are cut into strips, they are put into that strip size’s corresponding plastic box and not separated by color anymore. Sugarcane calories I look forward to seeing how you organize the scraps. Extraction of sucrose from sugarcane I am always trying to improve my system. Sugar cane mill for sale Reply Delete

Your new babies are so adorable!! And their eggs are a bit larger then most hens…but that one egg, wowser! So, what is the next animal you are adding to the Quilt Cave ark?? Love your gifts from Cheryl…that table runner is PERFECT!!! Your Mountain Majesty is going to be gorgeous! I always seem to want to put them in a medallion, now I’ll have to explore more options! Reply Delete

loving the ducks when I was young! we had muscovy ducks started with one drake and 2 females and ended up with masses of them. Sugar cane juice diabetes Chicks have grown quickly sign of contentment and being well fed no doubt.

Cheryl certainly got the right fabric for the table runner very appropiate.

Good to read about the scrap club when unable to sleep at 3am this morning I was thinking time I used some of my narrow scraps maybe string blocks Reply Delete

I know that job-thing has to be up there on your priority list, but FAMILY absolutely is #1! Good for you!! We’re an understanding group and love that you love your family first. Sugar and cancer myth And I really love your duckies! Reply Delete

My scraps are basically stored with the Bonnie Hunter method. Sugar industry in india wikipedia If I have some yardage left, the scraps are stored with it, not cut into strips or squares. Inversion of cane sugar Everything is sorted by color except the smaller strips. History of sugarcane This has worked for me for several years now, so I probably won’t be making drastic changes. Australian sugar industry Although, I am starting to use the Accuquilt for cutting scraps, so much faster. Sugarcane juice for diabetic patient Reply Delete

Love your new babies! Your niece is growing up into a beautiful young lady! I have the larger hunks and chunks of my scraps sorted by color. Sugar cane press for sale I use a lot of dies and like to precut the sizes I need for a particular die. Sugarcane bagasse uses I The narrower pieces I cut up into Bonnie’s scrap user sizes with a specially made die to cut 1.5″, 2″, 2.5″, and 3.5″ strips and sort those by sizes. Sugarcane bagasse composition Can’t wait for scrap club!!! Reply Delete

We understand that life gets in the way of our quilting. Sugarcane ethanol My scraps? They are in baskets and bags by color, in bins randomly, and drawers by size. Process of making sugar from sugarcane in sugar factory Are you getting the impression that I just MIGHT have a scrap addiction??? Reply Delete

Oh Kevin, I love your blog. Picture of sugarcane plant You made my day this morning because of the unexpected laugh that came out of me when I saw the chickens on your new table runner. High fructose corn syrup vs cane sugar Love it. Uses of sugarcane juice Thanks for being you. Is sugarcane juice fattening Reply Delete

Hmmm, somehow I knew that you would organize your scraps that way. Growtopia sugarcane I used to honestly! But, after 50 plus years of quilting, my scraps overfloweth. Sugar cane machine price in india So, I organize my scraps by size. Is sugarcane juice healthy One basket for big pieces (10” or more), one for medium pieces (under 10”) and one for “scrids”. Is sugarcane healthy Scrids are anything from 1” to 4” wide and are ultimately used for hand applique. Raw sugar vs brown sugar When the baskets start to spill over I bag up a bunch and take them to my quilt group. Raw sugar vs refined sugar All except the scrid basket. Benefits of sugarcane juice for weight loss They go into boxes at the end of the year and end up in the closet. Sugarcane juice machine price in mumbai I have “scrid” boxes dating back to 1980. Largest producer of sugar in the world 2015 Someday when I am old and gray”er”, I will have fun going through my old scraps and remembering all the quilts I made with them.

And those ducklings are too stinking cute!!! So is your beautiful niece. Candy cane sugar scrub Happy Birthday to her.

My scraps are tossed into a storage bin – that’s it – that is my storage method. Sugar cane train maui No rhyme, no reason, no organization by color, size, or decade – nothing. Sugar cane alley That is how I roll! LOL!!

If ducks would chase deer out of my flower beds I might consider getting a few. Plant sugar cane minecraft They sure are cute! Reply Delete

Cute ducklings! My scraps are kept in shoe boxes by size. Sugar or honey I cut the leftover pieces from my projects into squares that measure 1 1/2″, 2″, 2 1/2″, 3 1/2″, and 5″. Caster sugar vs cane sugar I have separate shoe boxes for long WOF strips that measure 1 1/2″ wide, 2″ wide, and 2 1/2″ wide. Sugar and cancer 60 minutes I am looking forward to learning what other quilters do with their scraps. Sugar and cancer mayo clinic Thank you for taking the time to help us tame and use our ever growing scrap piles. Sugar liquid Reply Delete

Those little duckies are so sweet!Bet you will have fun with them. Sugar and cancer link Lovin’ your Scrappy Mountain. Sugar and cancer cells That has been on my list for a while. Sugar cosmetics review I keep my scraps in bins by colour but I am afraid the bins are a mess. Sugar eyeliner I have to spend a lot of time whenever I need something from a bin. Sugar pines apartments I have always wanted to spend time and cut them into usable sizes ala Bonnie Hunter,but never seem to get around to it. Sugar pine realty Reply Delete

How you gonna keep those duckies down on the farm? As in, not fly away? How do I manage my scraps? Not well, I’m afraid. Sugar pine christian camp Well, I should say not perfectly. Sugar pine reservoir They are contained in bins, some by colors, some…not. Sugar pine campground So I am curious to see your system/ideas. Sugar pine cones Hey, did you see that video going around FB of the Southwest attendant who does his schpiel in Loony Toons character voices? I saw it this week and thought of you, that maybe you know him? Lastly, I LOVE your Scrappy Mountain Majesties quilt in progress! John Deere colors! Or dandelions in May! Whatevs, it’s beautiful and I really like that layout. Sugar sugar games free Reply Delete

Cute little ducklings Kevin, it is going to be fun to watch them grow up! Sounds like you have really had a busy month at work and yet you still had time to do some quilting! Great job! Reply Delete

Love your BH Mountain Majesty quilt in the John Deere colors. Corn syrup vs sugar Can’t let my daughter see it as she will be begging me to make her one! I have used that 1/4 inch foot on my featherweight for a couple of years but have recently gone back to BH’s idea with a strip of a plastic card taped to the machine. Sugar pine tree Find it more accurate. Sugar care Love your tips and am geared up for scrap club. Sugar singer Reply Delete

February seemed to just evaporate. Sugar restaurant miami Hopefully your March won’t be quite so hectic. Sugar restaurant peoria il Your wedding quilt is looking great. Domino sugar careers The ducks are just too fun. Us sugar careers Looking forward to hearing about their antics. Its sugar careers I have a system for my scraps, it’s a hodge podge of different scrappy quilter’s processes. Sugarsync com At the moment the system is just pile them up. Sugar sink Till the graduation quilts are done, not much else will get done. Sugar biology Happy stitching and safe travels this month. Facts about sugar cane Reply Delete

Awww Farmer Kevin! You’re going to be so busy chasing those babies around! LOL

As to scraps: Mine are organized in different ways, depending on what project I want them for.

One holds 1800s Repro fabrics that I’m using in my Farmers Wife quilt since I’m determined to just use scraps if I can.

One basket holds really small bits that I think might be perfect for my Bonnie Hunter Wild & Goosey quilt. How to harvest sugar cane It will take me forever to finish it and I’m okay with that.

The other 2 hold scraps of all sizes that I’ve been slowly going thru and organizing. Sugar vs high fructose corn syrup I just remembered I also have a cardboard box full from a friend. Invert sugar vs high fructose corn syrup Anyway, I iron and cut it down and then store what I’ve cut in a similar method as Bonnie Hunter. Evaporated cane sugar 1 1/2″, 2″, and 2 1/2″ squares, bricks, and strips. Growing sugar cane Right now I store in ziplocks by size, but I will start separating by light/dark when I get there. How to grow sugar cane Eventually, I’ll even sort by color.

I do have a stash cabinet that has f8ths and up. What is cane sugar Once it’s smaller than a F8, it’s cut completely down.

Kevin I am amazed at all you did get accomplished in the short month of February. Sugar cane products Ducklings for the garden are uber cute. What is sugar cane How do you find extra time for home, garden, chickies, duckies and sewing your very organized scraps?!! May March be Marvelous for you and all of your pursuits. Sugar cane fields Serene Sunday Dear…<3 Reply Delete

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