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A "Simple" Quilted Wall-Hanging

The second project completed while passing the winter in South Carolina, is the above quilt, inspired by the shaker tune, “Simple Gifts”, as well as by the fabric seen below. 229 more words

Free-motion Quilting

Creating a Donald Duck (or any other favorite character) Quilt

Sometime before last Christmas, I set aside blogging, as my then current projects were all to be top secret gifts. ┬áNow as a snowbird on Hilton Head Island, with nothing more pressing than to enjoy the sun and do some quilting, it’s time to return to sharing. 459 more words

Free-motion Quilting

Design Inspiration: Sisterhood of the Traveling Quilts

Last year, I watched a group of friends participate in the Sisterhood of the traveling quilts. I loved the idea, and the wonderful creations they made. 246 more words

Squeek Crafts

A Quilt Name & Some Progress

Coming up with names for my quilts is something I really enjoy doing, and when nothing comes to mind, it bothers me. Interestingly enough, I find that naming a quilt early in the creative process helps me with the colors or design. 464 more words


Design Aesthetics and Quilts

My husband has been researching design aesthetics recently. He is focused on evaluating a large object and refining it to have pleasing aesthetics, which is a design challenge that he has not been faced with previously. 897 more words

Quilt Design

Go take a look!

There are SO many quilters who are following Bonnie Hunter on her Grand Illusion Mystery Quilt! On Bonnie’s blog each week she had a “Monday link up”; where those of us with blogs could post a link back to our own posts. 143 more words

Random Acts Of Quilting And Other Projects

Carolyn Friedlander pillow and the pleasure of patterns

I haven’t posted in ages, but I’ve been busy sewing! It was really nice to just make stuff for a few months without thinking about taking pictures or how to try and make it interesting. 178 more words