Category Archives: 2015

Rock a Bye Baby

Remember to register for the 1 Million Mile Quilted Postcard Challenge!  You have until this Friday (January 15th) to send me a comment and let me know YOU want a postcard.  The theme for January is ‘TODAY’ ***************** I must … Continue reading

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The hardest part about quilting is QUILTING!  On the other hand, piecing a quilt top can be either easy or hard.  You choose.  Some quilts can be put together in a day, others are complicated and have as many as 10,000 pieces. … Continue reading

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My Crafting History Hanging on a Christmas Tree

Recently a young man from Pakistan was servicing our stove while I was decorating the Christmas tree.  Being new to the country and a non-Christian, he was very curious about our traditions.  How does the tree come?  Does it come with … Continue reading

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An Exercise in Making Super Simple Quilted Postcards

Here is a piece of fabric I was given by a quilting friend who could no longer remember why she had ever purchased it.  Last week we talked about Making Quilted Postcards in 5 Easy Steps.  This week, let’s see how we … Continue reading

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More Quilted Christmas Postcards

This is the second part of my quilted Christmas postcards series inspired by Quilter’s World, December 2015 issue. Let’s start with my favorite, the quilted Christmas tree, based on Christmas Tree Skirt by Bev Getschel. I was in the process … Continue reading

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Moving the Milky Way

Quilter’s World (summer 2013):  When I saw a pattern called Battle Warfare designed by Leslie Lattner, all I could think of was how well it reflected the large starry sky that we see at the lake.  Specks of light that … Continue reading

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Twist and Turn – finished and given away

Twist and Turn is finally finished and has been given away. It was a family gift to my sister and her husband who just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.  It is always interesting to make a quilt for someone else, … Continue reading

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