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Huntington Quilters Guild & Quilts are Made of Memories

A big Thank You! to Alyson Jean and Jean Ruvel for the invitation to speak at the Huntington Quilters Guild on Tuesday night. I really enjoyed sharing the quilt stories with you. Over the few days in the car prior to the Trunk Show thoughts of what I'd say flew through my mind and often… Continue reading Huntington Quilters Guild & Quilts are Made of Memories

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Character – Lots and lots of Character

Today is a two quilt day, each has character. Dad Would be Honored is the first Feathered Star using Marsha McCloskey's directions I ever made. Most of the quilt is made with dad's ties. Dad himself was a bit of character writing rotten poetry, his preferred place behind the camera - always observing, listening. I brought… Continue reading Character – Lots and lots of Character

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Imagination

I asked a friend to pick a number between 1 & 68 (one comment on another post) to choose the winner of Christa's book. Commenter #56 - Sarah J, congratulations! you are the winner of a copy of Machine Quilting with Style. I'll email you shortly and we'll work out the details. The other night… Continue reading Imagination

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It’s Top Ten Friday

Books! Books! Books Dreaming from the Journal Page - Melanie Testa - "What is this obsession with finishing?" is my fave Melly line ever and no it's not in the book The Lord of the Ring Trilogy - J. R. R. Tolkein The Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis Science Fiction by Isaac Asimov… Continue reading It’s Top Ten Friday

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Top Ten for Monday

Hey there! It's Monday. I'm going to my sewing room shortly (after my sweetie makes a delicious french bread, french toast breakfast). I thought I'd do another top ten and today it'll be fabric! Fossil Ferns - I will always love Fossil Ferns by Patricia Campbell with Benartex this was the second mottled/textured line I… Continue reading Top Ten for Monday

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Usually it’s Throw Back Thursday

I was going through old pictures this morning to see if there was anything I could use for a completely unrelated post. I found what I needed. Hooray! Woot! Woot! Happy Dancing! As I searched I found this quilt that eventually went to the NQA Auction. I know before it left it had a name… Continue reading Usually it’s Throw Back Thursday

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Stop the presses!! I’m actually Piecing a quilt top

I've always wanted to say that!  How exciting would it be to have something so beautiful and exciting come along that makes such a major change for the good that "Stop the Presses" is the best thing to say. I can be a bit of a procrastinator sometimes.  I sure can.  Like a lot of… Continue reading Stop the presses!! I’m actually Piecing a quilt top