Monthly Archives: November 2013

Rethinking My Philosophy

I don’t do handwork … ever … not by choice anyway. One of my three very favorite projects of all time is a christening gown with lots of machine embroidery and literally hundreds of yards of lace and not one … Continue reading

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Scrappy Goodness

A scrap quilt doesn’t need to be a showstopper or win ribbons to be perfect. Continue reading

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There was a little girl …

There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, She was very good indeed, But when she was bad she was horrid. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Oh, oh. … Continue reading

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To Make Tiny Diamonds

Several weeks ago, I told you about the cool necklace that I was allowed to keep after we cleared out the Quilters Newsletter archive. While looking through old QN issues for a different assignment, I came across the necklace’s original … Continue reading

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Third Time’s a Charm (I Hope)

We’ve moved a lot. I’m pretty good at it. I have a system and the system works well for me. I remember once years ago, when I commented (or more likely complained) about how much work it was to move, … Continue reading

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More Photos from Houston Quilt Market

I promised last week to share more photos from Houston and here they are. First, I have to show you one of the vendor booths. Shannon Fabrics had a dude ranch theme. Their animals were wonderful. Notice the mouse by … Continue reading

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This Little Gigi Went to Market

I was so excited to be able to attend Fall Market in Houston for the first time this past weekend. It was a quick trip for just 2 days, but I worked hard to make the most of it. I … Continue reading

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