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white couch

I wanted this story to be longer but I think this is it, actually. It was originally going to be all about Miranda. Interesting how things change. 3,260 more words


Pay Attention to the Instructions - Rag Quilt Disaster

I made the rag quilt I bought for $4.00 from the general store at the NW Arkansas quilt guild quilt show in Bentonville.   I had a book on rag quilts and I have heard two speakers say not to wash them in your washing machine at home or use your home dyer. 67 more words

Preparing for battle (another poem)

Poetry is not my preferred method of creative expression, but sometimes it is what comes the easiest, especially when things are a little rough. I’ve written lyrics and poetry for quite a while now and I find when I have a problem lines start floating through my head. 162 more words


Now That I Found It, Where Do I Put It?

Working as I do in mixed-media collage, I’m an avid ripper and clipper and scanner – old magazines and books, old photos, images I love and want to use more than once, things I pick up on my walks – most recently a beautifully dried and partially shredded shiny brown palm frond.  462 more words


Feathered Star

I used EQ7 for the design of this quilt, below is the design, however staying with my idea of using up scraps of fabric I have decided to use what I have already got. 50 more words


Pixilated Panels

The first time I heard the word pixilated was long before digital imaging.  In the early 1980s, we often spent weekends with some friends on an Arkansas farm.  470 more words