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Happy New Year!

Time flies when you’re having fun. This month has whizzed by with all of the family gatherings, holiday parties, and the after effects.  I’ve spent my time since Christmas learning to use new toys and haven’t done any quilting at … Continue reading

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Promises kept

I remember promising to show you this little quilt I made a while back and so here it is. My first attempt to do a “Quilt as you go” project. I used blocks left over from another quilt to make … Continue reading

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Mimicry, nature and other odd ramblings

In my last post I talked about art mimicking nature. Well, I came across an article -purely by chance- that corresponds with my thoughts.  Here is the link I found on the BBC News site if anyone is interested in … Continue reading

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Things are moving along, slowly but surely. Quilting is very satisfying on many levels.  Knowing that I am making something functional, something that will be used for many years, fills a need that just isn’t quite met with my normal … Continue reading

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These flower shapes remind me of firecrackers, and in my mind they sparkle! I chose this picture because yesterday was a momentous occasion for me. Because of research into family history  I finally met kinfolk – an aunt and a first … Continue reading

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Flowering Thistle

I hardly made it into the studio yesterday. I was busy baking. I needed to use up the pumpkin pulp from the cooking pumpkins so I made 6 loaves of pumpkin bread with raisins. Those pumpkins were perfect! I left … Continue reading

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