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Boring, boring, boring...

The background pieces for my damask pieces will be all the same. However, it will NOT be the lovely plaid of my original idea. Nope–the background needed to be a solid color and I happened to have the perfect color of teal……………….lots of teal! 323 more words


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Continuing on with the damask napkins, I’m at a point where input would be appreciated! I need to remember that the point of this was to combine traditional quilting designs, non-traditional colors on the luscious damask, hand stitching and beads. 183 more words


Beading--slow, but finished!

All that whining about how long the beading was taking, was just that…whining! It really didn’t take that long to finish the piece, a few days, off and on. 260 more words


Dithering decision dilemna...as usual

There is always a point in a project when I can’t easily make a decision on what to do next. Well, truth be told, usually there are several points like that! 236 more words


On my mind today...

Started adding beads in the “random” section of the Blue Lake project.

I’m not too sure that the “random” beads add the feeling that I want. 35 more words


Blue Lake--last look

The 2016 Blue Lake Experience is over for me. The heat, the sand, the mice and chipmunks and spiders and wasps are just memories. But so are the wonderful kids we work with and their beautiful work and the great colleagues. 164 more words

Designing Quilts

Done and eaten!

The ‘done’ part is the sample for Blue Lake.

I could have added a lot more ‘stuff’ to it, but I really wanted to hit a level that I think all the kids can easily attain. 210 more words

Designing Quilts