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Forty-one 4 patches

This is what forty-one 4 patches looks like at the beginning of the day. Well almost, later in the day I added a charm pack of dots that I had sitting around. Stitch after glorious stitch alternating with the gray and the white, not quite sure where I'm going or what's going to become of… Continue reading Forty-one 4 patches

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Friday Musings!

It's Friday and I'm off to work. I'm hoping to have some time to piece a small quilt while I'm there - a shop sample. And maybe bind a hexagonal quilt that's been sitting there quilted for weeks. I do love taking care of our customers. I'll have some teaching dates to announce shortly. I'm… Continue reading Friday Musings!

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How I choose quilting motifs part 1

As I mentioned the other day I'm going to share how I come up with the quilting motifs for a quilt. I'm going to start with Twilight in the Bronx which is entirely my own, move on to Tilde, Feather Zone and @play.  Each of these quilt are very different and each has its own… Continue reading How I choose quilting motifs part 1

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Quilterly Beginnings

or if I knew then what I know now what would I do differently. Quilting has been part of my life since 1993.  The very same year that the Quilt Alliance was founded.  As part of their fundraising effort a quilt contest is in the works.  Click on the link to find out more.  I… Continue reading Quilterly Beginnings

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My first blog

Well, here I am, deciding to blog and enjoying how easy it is so far. My inspiration for beginning this new venture is my "new" friend Dawn Marie (http://friendshiparoundthefire.blogspot.com/). Dawn & I "met" years ago on-line and have just missed meeting each other several times until just recently. We had a lovely sewing day at… Continue reading My first blog