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Quilting Bee Update

I am finally caught up with my quilting bee blocks!  I was way behind, but we don’t need to talk about that. I wanted to share the August block.  It was for Sam, and she asked us to do valentine’s inspired blocks.  All the fabric used was hers except the white.  This is what I [...]

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(Sorry for the quality of the pictures here. It is snowing here!) I think that I am safe to post this here.  I don’t think my brother-in-law, Sam, reads, so I wanted to share the way his quilt turned out. I explained the whole scenario before, but as a brief recap.  My husband’s great grandmother, [...]

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happy mistakes…

This week has been a difficult one. It seems that I have been surrounding by mistakes, some good and some bad. …bad…. A student likened my class to masturbating (yes, you read that right) with something you would use in a wood shop on a public forum. Another student emailed me a very questionable and [...]

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New Tricks

The other day I was over at my friend Lisa’s (who just opened a new store on Etsy and has some great patterns and fat quarters you should check out!).  She was showing me more about how to use my Bernina Stitch Regulator, which was the last thing on my new machine that I was [...]

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A few months ago I finally finished the quilt for my friend Bonnie’s little girl.  Before I sent it, I took pictures.  And, I thought that I had posted them here, but I was wrong.  So, here they are. It is one of my favorite ones that I have ever done. I love the Heather [...]

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So, a while ago, I posted this about the fact that Heather Bailey, one of my very favorite fabric designers, had a new line of fabric.  Well, today she just announced that she is also going to have her own store (isn’t it a beautiful piece of web design!) where I can get all my [...]

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There are two main things that I have been working on lately. First, for the last 6 or more months, I have been working on a quilt for Joe’s mom. This quilt top was originally hand pieced by joe’s great grandmother on his mom’s side. I hand quilted the whole thing, and it was probably [...]

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