Tag Archives: Kona

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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Trendsetting? Moi???

My trees quilt is coming along slower than molasses. I’ve changing the quilting plan about three times but I am finally happy with the current direction it is going. I just thank goodness it was hand quilting and not machine … Continue reading

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Thank you…

for all the sweet comments. I was shocked and happily surprised to find that my “Leave a Trail” quilt was selected as a finalist in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Spring 2013 – Viewer’s Choice category!! If you missed it, you … 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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Struggling to see the forest through the trees

If you enjoy hand quilting I should have mentioned it sooner, but today is Day 3 of a hand quilting blog hop over at Celebrate Hand Quilting. Personally, I think hand quilters are the nicest people. Always ready to share … Continue reading

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The evolution of a quilt.

It all started with pulling a pile of Kona solids, yesterday, to use them up. I want new fabric but can not justify buying any more until I make a dent in what I own. My first layout, trying to … Continue reading

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Did you get the memo??

I am pulling fabric now. This inventory reduction quilt will be using up some Kona solids. Now that I photographed them, the colors look really boring. I may have to add or eliminate colors as I go… I refuse to … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope quilt ~ revealed

This one has been around a while. Here, here, and I’m sure there are other posts. Of course the Kaleidoscope block has been around forever. It is a very old block. I couldn’t find a history on it but I … Continue reading

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Honeycomb quilt ~ revealed!

And now that the birthday has finally arrived, and the gift given, I can share! My Honeycomb quilt, that I started back in July, which the youngest daughter, birthday girl, helped me to design has been gifted. It was based … Continue reading

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