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The Rules of Quilting

And she said Flowers are red young man Green leaves are green There's no need to see flowers any other way Than the way they always have been seen Harry Chapin Flowers are Red The other day the topic of Community came up on the Faith blog as a result of leaving a quilting… Continue reading The Rules of Quilting

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A bit of a round up

Over the last couple of years I've been switching over to Alex Anderson's Quilters Select Rulers and Mats. The Quilt Show posted a video of Alex demoing the ruler and mat: and here's the whole bit in one vid: I keep the 12'' x 18'' by my sewing machine to square up blocks,… Continue reading A bit of a round up

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Be a Nonagon in a Square

Hang with me as this is shaping up to be the first in a series of posts on education, and learning. At the outset please know that these are my opinions based in part on my experience as a student, and as a teacher, and I welcome conversation. The thinking process of education, learning, learning… Continue reading Be a Nonagon in a Square

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Stitching, stitching

Over the last couple of days I've been stitching out a couple of in the hoop projects and editing patterns for a friend. This part is incredibly enjoyable as there is a need for attention to detail. In making the thing, and working through the pattern, as it is in the making that some mistakes… Continue reading Stitching, stitching

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Hot! Hot! Hot!

Admit it, you're singing it This is a tale of gratitude. Ready? Last night my Rowenta was evicted from my house. Permanently. Allow a little latitude. Some years ago my iron stopped working for no apparent reason. A trip to one of my favorite shops to obtain a new iron. Plugged in new iron,… Continue reading Hot! Hot! Hot!

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I had to Laugh

Creative Brain has taken over, deciding to take her time deciding how to get the Big Idea for this quilt: In taking her sweet ol' time she's decided to go ahead and take a bunch of already pieced four patches, stitch those together, then add 9'' x 18'' rectangles. Said fabrics are all chosen… Continue reading I had to Laugh

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A Nip o’this and that

Still waters run deep! Over the weekend someone shared that they'd been playing I Love Hue, and it's a great way to learn to understand color. I agree, very much. Each level has a group of tiles, several fixed, most movable to sort according to shade/tone. You get to see the proper sorting first, then… Continue reading A Nip o’this and that