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Golden Inspiration

Leaf printing in the fall is one of my favorite activities, because I use real leaves. I try to get a variety, but I DO live in a mostly maple tree area. 143 more words


One last decision...or two...

The map quilt is pretty much finished. All the elements are sewn together and it could be called done. But there are still a couple of ‘what ifs’ rolling around in my head. 158 more words


Reading the map

Back to the map quilt…putting the pieces together.

Usually it’s easier to just square everything up and sew straight lines.

Other times it’s better for a more organic look to overlap and free cut. 37 more words


All the hard work is done...

Since I’m still in a holding pattern for cleaning and arranging the Artisan Showcase, I got a lot more work done on Deb’s Map quilt. I couldn’t sleep last night so I started sewing some of the pieces together. 302 more words


Map reading

A good map is almost like reading a good book to me. I like to study them before I go places, even though I still get turned around pretty easily in a city. 374 more words


Ugly dyes

This has got to be one of the most ugly pieces of fabric that I have ever dyed. I really, really don’t like it.

And there are MORE! 113 more words


Modern improv

That’s the mantra I’ve been chanting as I work on quilting this latest piece. It’s far from my normal saturated pattern and color pieces and I really love it. 220 more words