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Dresden plate planning..... or playing around with fabric again

After a week of cutting out papers, and fabrics, then sewing the fabric around the paper shapes, I’ve finally got enough paper and fabric segments (I think) to finish making all the plates….  685 more words


Sheep on a Hill Quilt

Finally – this is my quilt that had been lurking in the to-start pile for about 4 years!. It is based on a design by ‘Rustic Angel Quilts’, that I adapted. 87 more words


The Letter of the Day is Q: "Q" is for Quilting

Yesterday I wrote about a form of quilting called foundation or paper piecing. Today I will show off my quilting skills. 

I used to be a garment sewer, making a lot of my own clothes when I was younger. 142 more words


Happy Easter

Happy Easter from the Teddy Easter Schnauzer!

I had a fun day today!  Gwen Marston was in Lansing with the Capitol City Quilt Guild and I was a student in her class on liberated baskets. 124 more words


The Magic Grandma Quilt

My maternal grandmother was a quilter. Not the artsey-fartsey kind. The kind that made quilt from scraps and old clothes completely out of necessity. Her quilts were utilitarian…….until she retired. 282 more words

Saturday sewing.. maybe

I had yesterday off from work. My industry gives Good Friday off for some reason. I am not complaining but after thirteen years, it still amuses me. 610 more words