Category Archives: Inspiration

It Was a Weekend to Hibernate

It was a very snowy (but not cold) weekend. I stayed home and inside the house most of the time. In fact, the only times I left the house were when the dogs needed to go out. But that meant … Continue reading

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Another Mistake!

I’ve finished the quilt top I talked about in my blog post last week, well almost. I corrected the math errors that I talked about by making the 9-patch blocks rectangular. I sewed all the blocks together and realized I … Continue reading

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Which One Will it Be?

I’ll be the first to admit that I get sidetracked easily and I often work on more than one project at once. This week you can see proof of that on my design wall. I had to decide quilt which … Continue reading

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Working on a PIG

In last week’s blog post I talked about having finished a pieced quilt back I’d been working on for several weeks. Often when I finish a big project, I have a hard time figuring out what I want to work … Continue reading

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Another Pieced Back Finished

I’m pleased to say I finished my quilt back. I’ve been working on it for several weeks and I’m glad to be done. Here’s another view of the back; there’s better light in my office but I couldn’t get far … Continue reading

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Sidetracked

It’s official. I’ve done it again. I am so sidetracked. I was working on this cute quilt. I wrote about it when I started and the next week, and a third.  But then, I got bogged down. My granddaughter was … Continue reading

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Quilt Shows – Always Worth the Effort

My husband and I are still a little new to living in a large metropolitan area. We’ve lived in our permanent home here just about a year and I still find things that I love about living in the city. … Continue reading

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On I Go …

Yes, I’m still making progress with the “embroidered” quilt. I haven’t done handwork for years but I still love the look of it. I did counted cross-stitch until my eyes quit making the transition from the cloth to the pattern … Continue reading

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

This is the view at the office this morning. It’s a really gray day. Our office is nestled right up against the foothills but you can just barely see them on the left side of the photo. Snow is falling … Continue reading

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She Sews!!

One of the best things I know is teaching another person to sew. This weekend, my 4½-year-old granddaughter used a sewing machine for the first time. What fun we had. Let me tell you about it. I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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