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Endless Chain quilt

Endless Chain’s windmill-looking block is based on a vintage pattern featured in newspapers in 1942 and throughout WWII. It was traditionally done as a paper pieced block. I’m not a paper piecer, can’t seem to get the hang of it, so … Continue reading

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“Always in My Heart”

For my T-Tapp trainer and dear friend, Michelle. Aptly titled because this is where we carry those who leave this place before what we think of as their time. Quilted with hugs, and filled with love, because sometimes that is the best … 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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What do you call this pattern?

If a quilt has a traditional name, I try to use it. No creative cutesy name here. And I do think creative names have a place. Like when you create a new design. You create it, you get to name … Continue reading

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What I’m working on…

as I look out my window… and the forecast isn’t looking any better, any time soon. So I am piecing quilt tops. My plan was to use up a bunch of these really old scraps. This is starting to sound … 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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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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