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Picture Book Review: Coat of Many Colors by Dolly Parton, Illustrated by Brooke Boynton Hughes

Among my earliest memories of school is rolling out of the bed from the warmth of my quilt to the crisp, cold air of the Appalachian winter morning.   970 more words

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The "How To" of T-Shirt Quilts

Ever wanted to do something with all those t-shirts your kids get from school, sporting events, or dance recitals? How about all the ones your brother, husband, or sister have that they just can’t get rid of.  720 more words

Sewing, Quilting, Embroidery Blog


Hello my lovelies. I hope you’re all enjoying a super fine weekend. Like in happy quilt maker land has been good this weekend. I spent some time with like-minded ladies. 787 more words

Lucie The Happy Quilter

Oriental Promise

This quilt was adapted from one in Kitty and Sylvia Pippen’s book ‘Quilting with Japanese Fabrics and More’. The black parts of the blocks are quilted with a metalic thread and the borders are quilted from the reverse side in candlelight metalic thread. 30 more words


Celtic Fantasy (detail)



Christian Cross





Pretty placemats.

December 2016 saw Natalie and Niamh’s first birthday. I wanted to make them something useful, and in my local supermarket I found some nice quality plastic cutlery. 141 more words