Category Archives: Art

I’m With Her * Mini Quilt

I’ve designed a 6 1/2 inch block that resembles one of Hillary Clintons campaign buttons. I stitched  9 blocks together and added sashing. I gave this little memento of Hillary Clinton’s campaign to my daughter for her birthday. She’s a big … Continue reading

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I’m With Her Quilt Block…Free!

I’m happy to share my first quilt block design with you! I’ve done the math and tried it out a few times. So it’s ready to share and it’s free!. This is a 6 1/2 inch block. I’ve written cutting directions … Continue reading

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Quilting in a Small Town

Sharing a little local fame and glory!

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Alaskan Treasures!

  We just got back from vacationing in the great state of Alaska. First we went by sea, visiting little towns in the Inside Passage. Then we rented a car and drove as far as Anchorage. Along the way, we … Continue reading

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Yellow Floral Dress

Pattern? Why did you choose it? I used a Kay Unger Design for Vogue 1353. It’s a lined, sleeveless dress with front neckline pleats, scoop neckline, close-fitting bodice (slightly above waist), princess seams, pleated skirt, thread loops, and invisible back zipper. The hem … Continue reading

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Knit Top Kraze!

  I am getting ready for a vacation to Alaska! With the date fast approaching, I’ve made  several knit tops from uniquely designed fabric from Spoonflower, a yard from Mood in New York, and a yard of stretch knit from … Continue reading

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March Marches On

I have several things to share with you that I have been working on during the first few weeks of March. First, just let me say that I tried out for the position of a Bernina Ambassador, but I wasn’t selected. … Continue reading

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Little Bunny Phoebe

“Little Bunny Foo Foo Phoebe Hopping Through the Forest….” Pattern: Phoebe Dress by Colette Patterns Fabric: Radiant Girl by Lecien Fabrics Year: 2016 Notions: thread, zipper, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: By my granddaughter in … Continue reading

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It’s all Happening in Queue for the Zoo

  Pattern: Archer by Grainline Studio Fabric: Liberty Tana Lawn “Queue for the Zoo” SKU: ZOO-G Year: contemporary, and classic Notions: thread, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: January 2016 between rainstorms Wear again? It’s … Continue reading

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Featured in Sewing World Magazine

Sewist.com, one of several sewing and crafting social media sites, is featured in the February Edition of Sewing World Magazine. As part of the team, I’m flattered that Sewist is represented so thoroughly in the article. The website, Sewist, is the … Continue reading

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