Category Archives: TGIFF

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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“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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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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Just about ready.

For a new grand baby that is! And I for one, can not wait!! For those not following along I’ve previously rambled about the fabric selection, bumpers duvet cover… here, here and here. The new baby girl’s nursery is now … Continue reading

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4 hours to a smarter packed traveler

Per the norm… it all started with a trip to my local fabric store…. They have a second building with tons of home decor fabrics at discount prices. Rolls upon rolls of upholstery fabrics that are just a delight to … Continue reading

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Lots of Hugs II

I was glad to finally get this one finished. I didn’t want to have to mail it along with the previous¬†quilt that goes with it. I don’t know about you but I despise shipping quilts. ¬†I hear too many horror … Continue reading

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Twinkle quilt ~ Revealed

And it is finished! Twinkle an original by Sewfrench for Braden approximately 34″ x 38″ 2013 Machine pieced Hand Quilted I especially love that I still had some of the fabric I used in my grandson’s, newborn quilt, in 2002, … Continue reading

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Sweet Strings ~ revealed

Sweet Strings is complete! The un-embroidery and re-embroidery is complete. I decided instead of wandering out, in the bright and blistering cold, to stick with the picture I took last week, when there was no snow, even if it is … Continue reading

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On inventing

Let me introduce to you my latest, creative invention, a placerunnner. You saw it, in progress, earlier this week. I am struggling with the variety of colors showing up. It really absorbs the light. There are about 6 different shades … Continue reading

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