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Keeping in Touch!

Hello everyone.  Yes, I am still here!  There has been some craaaaazzzzzy heat in my area the past while and when that happens my brain fries so I'm not able to do a lot of work on any kind of project.  I kind of just sit still in as little clothing as possible and try… Continue reading Keeping in Touch!

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It started with a tree … (part 2)

The "tree" quilt is finished.  At least it started with a tree!  I had a vision in my mind of a tree with falling leaves that landed in a pile in the opposite corner and it all came together from there.  It needed an owl on a branch, and of course, once I had that… Continue reading It started with a tree … (part 2)

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Build-A-Block

I'm calling this my build-a-block quilt.  It was kind of like going to Build-a-Bear, except in this case you pay all the money AND do all the work yourself! It's also - literally - a blood, sweat and almost tears quilt: first, even though all fabrics are Moda Bella Solids and all were pre-washed and… Continue reading Build-A-Block

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Playing with Owls

Owls are popular right now, especially for baby stuff, so I played with an idea I saw on Pinterest for a cushion cover with owls peeking in from the edges, and expanded it to baby quilt size.  It seems that no matter how you make the owl bodies - with details or just simple shapes… Continue reading Playing with Owls

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Wild Quilting Stitching Videos

I stitched this green sampler in parts so I could make videos showing my process along the way, so if you're interested in watching the action, I've posted the links to each step in order below. After doing a few in a row like this, I'm pretty sick of hearing the music that once sounded… Continue reading Wild Quilting Stitching Videos

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Moonlit Waterfall Quilt

I've had a busy week piecing together a few baby quilts - yes, you read that correctly, I have indeed been spending a lot of time piecing and there are even some stars!  I got a new steam iron recently and must confess that, for some reason, I'm just loving the process of pressing.  Go… Continue reading Moonlit Waterfall Quilt

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Butterfly Applique Baby Quilt

  I just finished this bright and fun baby quilt with cool butterfly and flower appliques, so I wanted to share some pictures with you, as well as a new video showing parts of my process in getting this one made. I'm not including all the steps for applying the fusible web, cutting out the… Continue reading Butterfly Applique Baby Quilt