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Time out

I want to finish my scrap improv project, but I ran out of scraps. Isn’t that always the way? Actually, my decision was made to go for the easiest possible finishing technique and I didn’t have the fabric I needed. 191 more words


I spent a week in Santa Fe, New Mexico with my mom; we stayed at the vacation home of a good friend of mine. I graduated from the College of Santa Fe in 1990 and have many fond memories of the city. 286 more words

Art Quilts

Colors, Winning, and Stashing

I haven’t kept count so I can’t calculate the odds, but I’ve commented (and jumped through other hoops) on many a give-away. Well, blow me away, I finally won one! 351 more words


Easy improv lesson

I decided that I had been away from my sewing machine for waaaaaay too long and needed some machine therapy! I’ll show you what I’ve done and perhaps you can play with some of your scraps the same way. 319 more words


Getting Ideas

Someone asked me how I get ideas for my art?

Occasionally the animus will be a gob-smack, awestruck moment.  An example was our visit to the Angel Oak in South Carolina this summer.   230 more words

Art Quilts

What to do, what to do...

Seriously, now, WHAT am I to do with fabrics like this? That I only have a fat quarter of? That are absolutely unique?

I like them whole. 167 more words


More fabric adventures

I have been dyeing fabric again, folks, yes I have. Mainly old bedsheets and pillowcases (that have been thoroughly cleaned of course) scored from a local charity shop. 217 more words