Category Archives: Quilts and their History

Flower Garden quilt

This week’s theme, over at Celebrate Hand Quilting, is flowers. I thought I’d dig out this oldie, but goodie, to share. It’s been awhile since I’ve shared the story behind some of my older quilts. Flower Garden August 2008 Machine … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors Quilt

Quilts and their history ~ An ongoing series. A friend recently asked me about this quilt and I realized I’ve not written about an older quilt in quite some time. I need to get back to it. I made this … Continue reading

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Swoon-along

Phooey. When you say Swoon, in the quilting world, anyway, you’ll be overrun with thoughts of all the beautiful swoon-along quilt blocks that everyone is making. They are everywhere and so pretty with all the modern, well planned color schemes. … Continue reading

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From our home to yours…

I love this time of year. I love sitting on the sofa, watching the lights twinkle, listening to Christmas carols as we reminisce about all the different ornaments and Christmases past. Somewhere, around 25 years ago, I chose an ornament … 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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Three quilts ~ Three colorways ~Three Precious little ones

Quilts and their history ~ An ongoing series. Too many babies, too little time! I hate to admit that sometimes I make the same quilt for multiple people.  It’s always different in some way.  Whether it’s using the same fabrics … Continue reading

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Bloggers’ Quilt Festival Fall 2011

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes!!!  It’s that time again!  The time of year when we can cuddle under quilts while we check out hundreds and hundreds of talented quilters and what they have to show off!  This is the most … Continue reading

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