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Life is a Carnival Quilt

I started this quilt back in the 70’s with great intentions of making this fabulous fun quilt for my girls when they were little. It turned out to be harder than I thought and more time consuming than I expected. … Continue reading

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Little Cowboy Quilt

Happy Independence Day in the USA! I’m celebrating our western themed annual local Frontier Days in my hometown with this Little Cowboy quilt. It’s made using a panel of batik like images related to the Old West. Each little motif … Continue reading

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My First Bargello Quilt

Attracted to the complex design of the Bargello quilt pattern, I did some research to find out how to put this seemingly complex quilt together. I learned that the original Bargello design is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat … Continue reading

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Maya’s Quilt

I made this quilt as a gift for my oldest granddaughter and gave it to her on her 19th birthday. My daughter, pieced this simple rail fence top together when she was in high school, but never finished it. It … Continue reading

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Turquoise Treasure Pin Up Dress

What Pattern did you use? I used  Patterns by Gertie for Butterick  _ 5953. It is a fitted vintage inspired wrap dress with front bands, and a slightly shaped right front. The left front crosses underneath the right and ties to the side seam. There … Continue reading

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Infinite Possibilities

Recently I was asked to make seven shirts and several bow ties for Lecien Fabrics of Japan for the upcoming Quilt Market in Houston Texas. They sent me a new line of fabric called First of Infinity. It’s designed by Fujita and … Continue reading

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