Tag Archives: fabric

Pink and Blue Charity Quilt

Have you ever had clothing that you just could not part with? The fabric just begging to be kept and eventually made into something else? This little lap quilt is made from pieces of dresses and shirts that I just … Continue reading

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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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My First Sampler Quilt

I love learning new things, especially when it involves sewing. At the beginning of the year, I joined The Splendid Sampler Quilt Along hosted by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson. These two are experts in their field! They are teachers, … 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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A Bernina Ambassador

I’d love to be a Bernina Ambassador! Please follow the link to “heart” my projects on Kollabora and I might have a chance. Follow this link to VOTE for a Future Bernina Ambassador  Thanks ever so much!

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