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A Little Birdie told me….

Little Amelia, and her mommy, came to visits us, at the cottage, and I got the opportunity to try this little linen dress on her. It is still quite cool up here, so I was glad she had tights and a … Continue reading

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The Answer My Friend is…

(I have edited this post to add, easy access, voting links.) To vote on the top 25, Viewer’s Choice, click here. To vote for your favorite hand-quilted, click here. To see and vote on all the other categories, click here. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Crafting, Design, fabric, Finishes, Photography, Quilt stories, Quilting, Sewing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 103 Comments

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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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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Making Progress

Last week I was kicking myself because in the middle of a project I ran out of natural colored quilting thread. Who runs out of such a basic item, one I use constantly. Seriously. I tore the house apart looking … 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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Focusing on a long term finish

It feels good to be back in my studio after being away from thread and needle for well over a week. I very much enjoying visiting with all the family, but it’s good to be home and back into my … Continue reading

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