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Quilted Block of the Month: New York Beauty

Welcome to the Quilted Block of the Month. In each issue I'll post the block, and supplies - batting, thread, needles. I'll show how the block is drawn on the fabric, with any rulers. I will be using these blocks as class samples so each one will get it's own binding. This wil make a… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month: New York Beauty

color, fabric

Feeding Artists

So I really admire this artist he's a fabric dyer he's A-MAZ-ZING I love his fabrics. Every time he posts something on facebook there is an immediate creative response. Oh I can see quilting on these. Deep browns, blacks, rusts and purples oranges yellows pink - maybe I'll just have to wait and see Oh… Continue reading Feeding Artists

Cherrywood fabrics, classes, Superior Threads, teaching

Go Mini or Go Home

It started here. Continued here. But truthfully it all started here.  Really it did start there but it's just blossomed to become this.  I knew when Janie (my BERNINA 780) arrived she'd be something special.  Oh yes.  She's the first machine that's ever had a name, and that's special to me anyway. A month or… Continue reading Go Mini or Go Home

fun, quilt shows, quilting

In a bit of fun

In an upcoming episode I'm going to share with you a photo of the floor in my sewing room underneath my new chair.  But for now I thought I'd share this photo of my husband and me.  Setting up this shot was a bit tricky.  After so many years of faithful and loving service I… Continue reading In a bit of fun

fabric, Kaleidoscope Collections, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads

Hand dyes

Last week Ally came into the shop to get fabric for a new project she's working on.  Ally took machine quilting classes from me at the quilt cottage several years ago.  If memory serves Ally took the beginner machine quilting then moved right into the advanced class as she was going back to work right… Continue reading Hand dyes