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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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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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Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

Listening to The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving written by Jonathan Evison, read by award-winning narrator Jeff Woodman. A thirty something guy is at his rope’s end, running out of money, no career path or employment history, to speak of, decides … Continue reading

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Next up… a fundraising quilt.

This is what I’ve been working on. I’m squaring up blocks, that after I made them, I decided I should soak and rinse to make sure nothing would bleed. I don’t normally prewash, but I’ve never used anything like Oakshott … Continue reading

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Fall in Northern Michigan

Considered by many to be┬áthe most beautiful place in the country. I can’t disagree. Particularly in the fall. How fortunate we are to have such a beautiful, sunny day, yesterday. To take it all in. Taking deep breaths to fill … Continue reading

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