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Happy New Year!

Why yes! It is the New Year. My Franklin Planner has some ink including the Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain at the Quilt Basket in Pawling. I'm currently working on color wheel number two: red/orange orange/yellow green next up blue, and that will have some green because I found a spool… Continue reading Happy New Year!

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Choosing quilting motifs: Sampler Style

Serendipity the Third Time Around You may wonder how I moved so quickly from Serendipity to Serendipity the Third Time Around. Wonder no more! There is a Serendipity as Well and I'll talk about that quilt another day. Well, no I think I'll talk about them both now. Notes: both tops are silk: two different… Continue reading Choosing quilting motifs: Sampler Style

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Choosing quilting motifs part 3: permission and slack

I considered "When Alex & Ginny met in NY, Beauty Happened " a learning quilt which allowed me (at least in my mind) the opportunity to treat each block or open space as unique. This "gave me permission" to choose a wide variety of quilting motifs in individual spaces. The truth is if I had… Continue reading Choosing quilting motifs part 3: permission and slack

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Planning the Quilting part 2.2

When I first started quilting I thought and thought about the motifs. At the time I was "limited" by my perception of quilt making, the love of straight lines and the motifs the local quilt shops. This was what I knew. I'd not yet "discovered" quilt shows (Oh the first trip to Quilters Heritage Celebration… Continue reading Planning the Quilting part 2.2