Monthly Archives: June 2013

Who can quilt with all that sewing going on?

This t-shirt speaks for me. Or should I say, it speaks for how I’ve been feeling this past week. Overall I haven’t been very stitchy lately. I still have the blocks for my weekend quilt laid out — I did … Continue reading

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Well…Bummer…Did I Really Do That?

I’d like for you to think I’m a Quilter Extraordinaire. And, in fact, most of the time I’m very pleased with what I make. So, not wanting you to think I have no brain, I’m not going to tell you … Continue reading

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Just For Fun – Applique Beyond Quilts

There’s almost nothing better than a little fast and fun project, for no other reason than to make something pretty to look at. Oftentimes, especially since I’ve started quilting, it seems like the projects I embark upon require a lot … Continue reading

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Star Quilts

A few years ago, my mother, my sister and I participated as a group in a quilt challenge. My mother, my daughter-in-law, Kylie, and I participated as a separate group in the same challenge. Here’s how the challenge worked: Each … Continue reading

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Diagonal Double Without Trouble

When I wrote about doubling the block size of an existing pattern, I mentioned that diagonals are little bit trickier to change than squares or rectangles. There was a bit of interest in hearing more about it, but I kept … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap

It’s a wrap, as they say in the movie and television business. Today for me, I’m saying that for another of my PIGS (Project In Grocery Sack). I have to admit I’m more than a little embarrassed to tell you … Continue reading

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Problem Solving or the Creative Process?

Quite often there is more to a quilt than its appearance. It has a story. Knowing the story makes a quilt even more special. Today I want to share the story of Wishing and Hoping. I started with a set … Continue reading

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