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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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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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Round Up

Yesterday Tracy and I did something we haven't been able to do in a long while, facebook live for Generation Q Magazine. Due to a technical snafu we ended up doing two: Tracy Teri In the comments are links to each one of the products we mention. Lisa Archer is having a Berry Sweet Embroidery… Continue reading Round Up

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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

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Enjoying whatever this is

This quilt has a mind of it's own and is speaking clearly, showing the direction she wants to go in. I'm going along for the ride, navigating to the mysterious destination. There is a "filling up of the creative well" as the piecing happens. Creative dryness is exhausting physically and emotionally. While spurts of creativity… Continue reading Enjoying whatever this is