Monthly Archives: May 2011


Well, I was just amazed at how many of you responded to my blog last Tuesday. And what a clever bunch you are. There were many puns; like eggstraspecial block, eggsxtra thrilled and one reader was “cracked” up. There were … Continue reading

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Point, Counterpoint

My commute is a 30-minute drive from my home in the Rocky Mountains – I live at about 9,000 feet – down the “hill” to Golden, Colorado. The drop of some 3,000 feet means driving through a range of terrain … Continue reading

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100 Block Blog Tour – Privet Patch

I carry a little sketch book with me wherever I go. Sketching my ideas small helps me draw loosely and simplify shapes, which, I think, leads to more interesting designs. My Privet Patch block for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 3 … Continue reading

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My Block Is In Quiltmaker’s 100 BLocks Vol. 3!

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks It’s always exciting to be asked to be a part of a project. Especially when it comes from one of our sister publications–in this case, Quiltmaker. When 100 Blocks Vol. 1 was in the works, I submitted … Continue reading

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Quilters Newsletter ran a photo of the fourth-place quilt in the 2011 New Quilts from an Old Favorite contest and identified it as the first-place quilt on page 14 of the June/July 2011 issue (issue 422). Our apologies to first-place … Continue reading

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It all started with a grocery list. When Quiltmaker asked for designs for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Volume 2, my to-do list was sitting next to my computer. One of the items on the list was eggs and as I was … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour

As part of the fun in this blog tour, we are giving away a free subscription to Quilters Newsletter magazine to one lucky winner! Continue reading

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