Monthly Archives: July 2009

To Pre-Wash or Not

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Training Husbands–Can It Be Done?

One evening last week when I was not home, my husband called me to see what my ETA was. “Oh, around 10pm,” I said. Then I noticed he was breathing a little heavily. “What are you up to?” I warily … Continue reading

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Favorite Hand Quilting Tools

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No offense, Kaffe Fassett, but I just might be a girly-girl after all

I hung the quilt up anyway, and not only did my office feel transformed, but I felt transformed, too! (Insert the Tinkerbell-waving-her-wand sound effect.) I felt, well, kind of like a princess. The soft, cool pastels suddenly had me thinking I was eight years old again, and I thought, “Hey, why don’t I ever choose these colors? They’re gorgeous!” Continue reading

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Quilting in Public

Last week, I had to take my husband to the hospital so he could get his L4-L5 shot up with cortisone. Good times. The poor guy can’t seem to keep that disc from bulging, but the injections are helping, so … Continue reading

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Progress on my slice quilt

I’m happy to report that my slice quilt is coming along beautifully. I’ve got the top layered. There are so many little pieces that I didn’t want to take the time to back each one individually with fusible web. After … Continue reading

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Today, change is good

Quilters Newsletter acquired by New Track Media Continue reading

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The Way it Starts

You might think there’s some magic behind the patterns you see in QN. Yes, there is, but it doesn’t happen until the art staff gets an old-fashioned, drawn-with-a-pencil block draft from the editor. I think better with a pencil in … Continue reading

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