Category Archives: Family

Head Over Heels in Love quilt tutorial

When I recently showed off my Head Over Heels quilt you asked for a tutorial and I finally got around to writing something up. This is not so much a tutorial as a how I did it. If you missed … Continue reading

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Head Over Heels in Love

That is what I’m calling my newest quilt. Perfectly fitting, not just for the quilt, but for the overwhelming feelings I am having right now. Introducing our newest grand-daughter, born just this week. Kanga Roos now has a legitimate name. … Continue reading

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Love You Vibes are in the Bag.

Busy, busy, busy around here. We moved up to the cottage for the summer, planted the deck garden and also a couple of little plots at the community garden. Krystal and her husband were able to get up for a … Continue reading

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Thousand Pyramids quilt

Remember this quilt? And how my grown son, Paul, wanted me to “fix” his childhood/young adult/adult  current favorite quilt? Most of you were cheering me on, anxious to see what I did with it. Well, it is on the back … Continue reading

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Bloggers’ Quilt Festival Spring 2013 ~ Handquilted

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Leave a Trail” December 2012 100″ x 100″ Machine pieced Hand quilted by myself Welcome to another Bloggers’ … Continue reading

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Listening to an old quilt talk

They really do talk if you take the time to listen. And while this quilt is not that it is “that” old, it still speaks volumes. 1989 was not that long ago. 24 years? That’s nothing in the life of … Continue reading

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And the Award goes to….

I traipse out through the snow, to the mailbox, and what do I find? A package from my older sister. Mailed halfway across the country. She does this all the time. The only way I read the hometown, weekly newspaper … Continue reading

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