Category Archives: 2011 completes

Welcome to this world, baby Lilie!!

This quilt is for you! From the beginning I knew it was for you, great-niece. I thought of you with every stitch that went in to holding it together. How we are all linked as family even though we are … Continue reading

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Merry Giftmas #2

Many years ago my siblings and myself decided to stop buying gifts for each other. Instead, someone had the bright idea (?) that we, being the creative family we are, should create just one, very special gift, per year.  Sister … Continue reading

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Merry Giftmas!!

You always know it’s going to happen. It’s just a matter of when. This is that year. When every thing having to do with Christmas will be different. For starters we will celebrate most of them away from home. Once … Continue reading

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Hand quilting vs Machine quilting

What a windy day I chose to photograph this project! At least the rain had stopped and the sky was blue.  And warm.  60° at noon in late October?  It doesn’t get any better than this! This was a quilt … Continue reading

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I may have felt hounded but now it’s done.

Same story, different week…. Here we are again. I have yet another road trip under my belt but *this* time I have a finish. Finally. My Houndstooth quilt bound, in continuous bias binding, hand quilted and hand bound. 48″ x … Continue reading

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Happy Adoption Day, Cutie Patooties!

When I really started to get into quilting and started having nieces and nephews pop out right and left, I decided I would make them each a baby quilt, when they were born.  Of course, there were already 9 (?) … Continue reading

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