Category Archives: Inspiration

Cutting Edge Technology, continued.

Have you picked up your copy of the August/September 2014 Quilters Newsletter? It’s our 45th anniversary issue! You can find it at the Quilt & Sew Shop if you’ve not yet seen it. It’s full of all kinds of cool … Continue reading

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A Finished Quilt – Just for Me

I finished a quilt last week and the more I looked at it, the more I wanted it for me. Frequently, my quilts these days begin with a pattern Quilters Newsletter published or a pattern we are going to publish. … Continue reading

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Off the Wall Basting

The thing about ideas that are just crazy enough to work is that a person must be crazy enough to try out the idea, to see if it will in fact work. As we’ve been settling into our home and … Continue reading

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More about the Denver Art Museum

Gigi told you in her blog post on Friday that we went to the Denver Art Museum for a media open house. We saw so many wonderful things, Gigi couldn’t possibly include them all. In fact, even after I tell … Continue reading

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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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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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