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Nose to grindstone...

A gross exaggeration, of course.

What you see here is the result of an hour here, two hours there, inserted into the daily routine. But it’s been… 334 more words


Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice…that would be what Deb Tucker named her pattern:

The bright colors she chose are gorgeous.  I chose warm country colors:

My light background fabric has chickens on it, hence the name Rise & Shine.  61 more words



Once you have your fabrics organized, it is time to cut.  The great thing about the My Size Stars (see TUTORIALS above) block is that there is only one number to remember:  your base block.  42 more words


Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/31~

This photographer dropped out during her senior year of high school, knowing she wanted to do something in the arts though she could not draw well; she found the answer in 1931 while assisting in the darkroom of a portrait photographer in the Bronx. 48 more words

Visual Arts

Crosshatch - SAQA Oceania Blog Hop

Crosshatch by Lee Vause

“Well, it was a rush, but l was very keen to get a benefit auction quilt done and off to SAQA by the due date and here it is! 368 more words

Textile Art

Alaska State Fair

We have seen the news reports over the years about the giant food they grow and display in Alaska.  Well it’s true, here is a small sample. 141 more words


Sewing for special celebrations

I enjoy making textile pieces to mark a special celebration. Click here to read about this quilt made last year for a 30th birthday:

Earlier this year, there was a very special 100th birthday to mark so I designed and made a quilt with exactly one hundred pieces contained within its borders: 88 more words