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PatternJam with My Daughter

Yesterday I had some alone time with the middle child.  She is my crafty one (in all meanings of the word), but her older sister is the gifted artist.   109 more words

Your Inner Designer 6: Copy Somebody Good!

Truly original ideas in design are really, really rare  More often good designs are inspired by other good designs, and most designers start by copying other people.   345 more words


Cocoa Leaf Mini Quilt

I am going to be working on the design of a queen size quilt based on a beautiful multi-colored stained cocoa leaf light fixture. Thankfully, I have access to this fixture in person, and I was able to take my Kona color card over to color match earlier this week. 558 more words


Blogiversary + Giveaway

It’s been two years already!! Where did time go?? This year has been a big one for my blog and myself. You may have noticed I stopped posting about topics other than quilting/sewing. 451 more words

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Alternative Gridwork Post from The MQG

We talked a little about alternative Gridwork quilts and how to visualize what that would look like when you are thinking about and planning a more modern looking quilt or fresh design.   92 more words

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10 Quilty Secrets

Several of the blogs I read have recently revealed “10 Quilty Secrets” and I thought it sounded like fun, so I’m playing along. If you would like to see some other bloggers’ secrets, here are the links: The original post seems to have been at… 258 more words


3 Perfect Ideas

1. The perfect is the enemy of the good.

I made this quilt a long time ago to practice circles, and the quotation that inspired it came to mind recently when I was debating which quilts are “good enough” to be submitted to juried shows.   227 more words