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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
Posted in 2013 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Cottage, Crafting, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, Fabric Tuesday, Finishes, Landscape, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, TGIFF Tagged Ann Lovelace, art quilt, art quilts, batik, benzie, birch, FMQ, forest, interlochen, Interquilten, landscape, Landscape quilts, machine quilting, mi, Michigan, photography, quilted, trees, wall hanging 64 Comments
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
Posted in Charity Quilt, Design, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Quilting, WIP, WIP Tagged batik, equilateral, fall trees, hand quilting, inner voice, Kona, Oakshott, quilt, slower than molasses, solids, trees, trend setters, trendsetter, triangle 5 Comments
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
Posted in Books, Fabric Tuesday, Quilting, Reading, Sewing, WIP Tagged "fundraiser quilt", batting, books, hand quilting, hobbs heirloom, marking, Oakshott, reading, revised fundamentals of caregiving, trees, wool 7 Comments
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
Posted in Charity Quilt, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Quilting, Sewing, WIP Tagged batik, charity, fabric, Oakshott, quilt, quilting, squaring blocks, trees 25 Comments
Fall in Northern Michigan
Considered by many to be the 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
Posted in Cottage, Favorite Things, Nature, Photography, Travel Tagged art, fall, fall color, foliage, most beautiful place, nature, northern michigan, photography, travel, trees 12 Comments