Monthly Archives: December 2009

Winterscapes Place Mats

I was inspired by a photograph of my daughter’s new kitchen floor to make these place mats at the last minute as a housewarming/Christmas gift to her and her husband. The kitchen floor is aqua. The fabric is from the … Continue reading

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Snowman Jewelry

My sis-in-law is a lampwork bead maker. She made these beads and assembled them into jewelry and then sent them to ME for a Christmas surprise. Aren’t they cute?

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Starstruck Completed

I finished the Starstruck quilt late in October, but forgot to post until now. :

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Christmas Wonder

Earlier in the year, I blogged about making a One Block Wonder quilt. These quilts are based on a technique described in the book, One Block Wonder Encore by Joy Pelzmann and Maxine Rosenthal. I had the pleasure of taking … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments

In the late seventies when I moved into my first house and finally had a real Christmas tree, I made these ornaments from a Vogue pattern. Does anyone have this pattern? It is no longer available from Vogue and I … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch ?

Start with a bed of fresh, tender spinach leaves and bits of red onion on a nicely contrasting plate: Add fresh, sliced mushrooms: Then chopped, hard boiled egg: Crisp home fried bits of bacon: And a hot sweet and sour … Continue reading

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