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Item of the Day August 29

Quilts are such a beautiful thing.  They can be made from leftover scraps of fabric, or even fabrics attached to memories of someone’s life, such as fabric from a dress, or a curtain, or any cherished item made of fabric.   144 more words

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Garden & Quilt: Tomatoes & Sunflower

It’s been a while since I made a quilt using a template. Initially I was a little lost. The basis of my thoughts was Sunflowers. 14 more words


Goals for Fall 2014

I used to belong to the FAL thing–“Finish A Long” and loved loved it.  But because of my personal lifetime karma of Never Winning a Prize, I decided that while it was still beneficial to make up goals, I just didn’t have to link into an enterprise to announce them.   575 more words


New Project, Old Fabric & the Gauntlet

It’s all Linda’s fault.  Oh, and Cathi’s.  Linda is the genius behind the wonderful quilting tool called Inklingo.  But I’m getting ahead of myself. 678 more words


Making wonky progress

After an awful day yesterday I decided that some fabric therapy was needed so last night I made a couple of blocks for my improv wonky log cabin… 190 more words


Otomi Applique Quilt

I finished another quilt recently, for a wedding celebration of some good friends. I am so very happy with this one!

It was inspired by Otomi embroideries of Mexico, where animal shapes are embroidered in a bright thread all over the fabric. 126 more words


Closer to sewing

I can begin to sew blocks now- I started sewing little 1″ scrap pieces on Saturday morning to make a 9 patch out of smaller 9 patches – made 2 of those. 108 more words