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April 7, 2015 | Projects , Quilts

Wild Quilting Weekend

The weekend before last found me holed up in a lodge with 19 other quilters just miles away from Keepsake Quilting for a few days of sewing and merriment. I hadn’t intended to spend the weekend working on stuff for my daughter, but I found a pattern at Keepsake from …

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April 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

No Foolin’

It’s Spring Cleaning time in my studio!  (I wish that I could say that the same is true of the rest of my house, but c’est la vie!)  So, for the month of April, everything and I do mean EVERYTHING in my Etsy shop is 50% off.  I’m clearing things …

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March 11, 2015 | Projects

More minis

I worked on the next project in Sally Collins’ Mastering Precision Piecing this week. Tiny 1.5″ churn dash blocks and a total top size of 18″ x 15.5.”

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March 3, 2015 | Projects

Working Small

This week I started working on some projects from Sally Collins’ “Mastering Precision Piecing.”  Hats off to Sally for teaching me to do this: Here’s the finished 4.75″ square miniature quilt top. Are you as amazed as I am?  I feel like I can piece anything now. Just wait until …

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February 24, 2015 | Inspiration

Inspiration in light on water

  We escaped the bitter cold and deep, deep snow of Boston last week for a tropical vacation. (I know, I am still pinching myself.)  Aside from the gorgeous turquoise blue of the water, I was inspired by the play of light on the water.  I see fabric, do you?

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January 27, 2015 | Quilts

Back in the swing

After a few weeks off for a move and some side projects for the holidays, I spent the weekend getting back to the Navajo rug inspired quilt that has been in process for the last year and a half. It’s coming along!

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December 31, 2014 | Quilts

In the Mail

I put a couple of quilts in the mail before the holidays that I wanted to share. Mind you, neither was a Christmas gift; they were just both overdue and finally finished. The first one mailed off was  a baby quilt for the newest Montana member of our family. When …

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November 23, 2014 | Quilts

My First Quilt

This is my first quilt: I had been quilting for only about 6 months when a cousin of mine announced this project for our grandmother’s 80th birthday and solicited my help.  We divided and conquered; she pieced blocks by machine and I pieced by hand. We laid out the design …

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October 21, 2014 | Uncategorized

Artist Strength Training

In addition to giving myself a fresh start with my web presence, I am also trying to breathe new life into my quilting and make it a higher priority.  I recently heard about an online course offered by Jane Dunnewold called “Artist Strength Training” and am in Week 3 of …

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October 15, 2014 | Uncategorized

Fresh Start

I’m back!  You’ve probably noticed that I have been having some site issues lately. They are all resolved now, but my slate has been wiped clean.  I may still work on getting the seven years of blog content that I had back up, but, I have decided that if I …

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