Monthly Archives: June 2014

Making Progress

What a good weekend I had. Look what is on my design wall this morning. But before we get to that, let me tell you about my weekend. It was a fun one. I knew it was going to be … Continue reading

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Summer Strips

It’s officially summer! The days are longer, the weather is warmer and the wardrobe has to accommodate that. Last weekend I started a really fun project – I made quilted strips and used them to replace some of the straps … Continue reading

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Get out the (quilted) map!

I suppose this is the fabric that started it all for me, and for many others I’m sure. I stumbled on this map print from the original Paris Flea Market collection by 3 Sisters for Moda back in, what, 2004 … Continue reading

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Pink Purchases for the Cure

I’ve talked in my blog posts about the fact that I am a breast cancer survivor. Because of my personal experience, products linked to breast cancer awareness or breast cancer research always catch my eye. According to The American Cancer … Continue reading

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Out of This World

Have you heard about the star block challenge started by astronaut Karen Nyberg? During her recent mission at the International Space Station, she sewed a quilt block. A star quilt block. In space. Here’s a photo: I also love this … Continue reading

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Quilting the Wind

I love to learn. I love to experiment with new things and try new techniques, especially in my quilt making. I’ve worked at free-motion quilting on my personal machine for a number of years. I consider myself proficient at stippling … Continue reading

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I’m a Fan

If you’ve looked through Quilters Newsletter‘s most recent issue, June/July 2014 (available at the Quilt & Sew Shop if you’ve not yet seen it), you may have seen the new Bloc Loc Bloomin’ Cogwheels rulers that are featured in the … Continue reading

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A Caring Quilt

The first week in April, I told you about a simple, fast quilt I was making on my serger. I got the top, backing and batting assembled in just over 7 hours. But then it became quite a joke because … Continue reading

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A World of Beauty in Detail

My experience at Market was similar to Lori’s and Mary Kate’s – there was lots to see, plenty of people to meet and reconnect with and cool new things to discover. We’ll be sharing a bunch of new products, techniques, … Continue reading

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Flower Power collection Giveaway!

PLEASE NOTE, THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ENTERED. CONGRATULATIONS SUNNYBEC AND JOYCE! A while back, Gigi shared her small patchwork project using Red Rooster’s Flower Power collection, which was a bunch of multicolored squares made … Continue reading

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