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Was going to make a couple of pillowcases today. Made a couple of pillows instead, using interestingly subtle Japanese fabric for the body, and three of the Moda “Grunge” fabrics for the Seminole piecing. 39 more words


Don't Count Calories in Kalona

When you’re in Amish Country, you know you’ll see horses and buggies, and on a summer day you might be lucky enough to spot barefooted kids running through open fields in an image that could be right out of the 1800s. 753 more words

Full-time RVing

Festival of Quilts

For the very first time I had the chance to attend the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham this year.  The last quilty event I attended in the UK was the National Patchwork Championships at Ascot in 1997, which is quite a long time ago. 1,137 more words


i make things

Some crazy number of years ago I started this blog. It was mostly craft stuff, because that’s what I did.

Then I made a couple of babies, and now that’s pretty much what I do. 132 more words


What's on my design wall today

I woke up very early this morning, which seems to be when I feel the most clear minded and went straight for the studio. I think I’ve made great strides on my Fox Field Mystery Quilt. 163 more words


TUTORIAL: Convert Your Ironing Board to a Pressing Board

Last week I decided that I had enough of struggling with ironing my quilt top or my quilt backing or my quilt batting on my ironing board. 948 more words



Hello from happy longarm quilter land. Well there wasn’t any longarm quilting going on here today. It was Festive Whimsy day. My ladies arrived in good time when I’m sure most of us would have preferred to hide hideaway indoors until the rain subsided. 322 more words

Lucie The Happy Quilter