Category Archives: gradients

Ice: Friend & Foe

Ice. Apprehension. The two are always linked. Every spring starts the same. First, long cracks, then clear and cold water along the shorelines, often reflecting clouds above. Diamond crystals sparkle amid grime and grit left over from winter snow. So delicate, so beautiful. But … Continue reading

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Making Peace with the Moon

My first quilt of 2018 was a challenge quilt due in March. The challenge was to make a Christmas wall quilt which included a piece of white frosted fabric, and a button. When I came across the Peace Moon pattern … Continue reading

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Mount Kilauea & lonely trees

Works in progress (WIP). It’s all about the journey, right? And memories created in the process. This week’s post is about two WIPs – totally unrelated, and yet they feel connected. One goes back 2 years. At the time I … Continue reading

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It’s Show Time! Quilt Reflections 2018

This is an exciting week! It’s Quilt Show time! Consider this your personal invitation to come to Quilt Reflections 2018, a Quilt Show hosted by Manitoba Prairie Quilters (MPQ). You will not be disappointed.  While you are there, submit a … Continue reading

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Big Island Shop Hop 2018

6:30 seems too early to be somewhere when you are on holidays. Except maybe for a shop hop. Two buses, almost 50 quilters, six quilt shops and 10 hours. It was a big day.  Each store had one part of … Continue reading

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This and That

I did it again. I walked into a quilting store, and walked out with more gradient fabric. Sometimes referred to as ombre fabric. Also called Gelato. Somehow I just can’t resist it. This is a Robert Kaufman fabric. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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