Category Archives: 2013 completes

Granny Squares Quilt

When I was in 5th grade one of the things we did at recess was to make granny squares, by crocheting. Rene, who one of my best friends, had a grandmother who was an award-winning crocheter. She taught Rene, who … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest through the trees.

Can you feel the breeze blowing through the trees? This is the second, hand-quilted, tree quilt where I used the idea of creating the feel of the breeze blowing through the trees. Freehand quilting is definitely not as easy as … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap; or unwrapped, depends on how you look at it…

You remember when I first bought all this Marcia Derse fabric, at the Grand Rapids AQS quilt show? I recently finished putting it together as a quilt. And finally gifted it, to our first-born daughter, Krystal, and her husband, Dustin. … Continue reading

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Thank you. Thank you very much!

I don’t know what to say… But I am feeling the love this morning. Every time the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival rolls around I tell myself I won’t enter again. I put too much stress on myself and I don’t like … Continue reading

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“Take a Hike” quilt

A couple of summer ago, after seeing some of Ann Lovelace’s art quilts, at art fairs, I became fascinated with her style of Landscape quilts. How realistic these fabric scraps could represent a place so familiar is mind-blowing. So way … Continue reading

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What’s your latest favorite quilt?

This is again the fabulous time of year, I get so excited, I can hardly stand it. Tied to the computer, inspired and uplifted with so many beauties to start the ideas swirling faster than my brain can handle. It … Continue reading

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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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