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“Woodland Place Mats”

I made a set of six place mats using a woodland motif fabric: The backing was from the same fabric collection: I made six napkins from the backing fabric: And, two hot pads: Lastly, two stuffed bird pincushions: They have … Continue reading

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“Wuthering Heights”

Around ten years ago now, I made a twin sized quilt top from the fabric collection “Wuthering Heights” by 3 Sisters for Moda. I had the backing fabric and several of the coordinating fabrics, but, somehow never got around to … Continue reading

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Winter Place Mats, etc.

I made a set of eight place mats for my daughter’s Christmas gift. I used three fabrics from a coordinated line. I simply layered the backing fabric, batting, and front fabric and free-motion quilted the yardage on my long-arm. I … Continue reading

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“Splendor in the Scraps”

My latest finish, “Splendor in the Scraps” is based on a pattern by Marcie Patch that first appeared in America Loves Scrap Quilts Winter 2014/15, a special newsstand-only publication of McCall’s Quilting, and now available for free download at reading

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“A to Z for Ewe and Me” Completed

I completed the machine quilting, binding and embellishing of The Quilt Show’s 2014 BOM designed by Janet Stone, famous for her alphabet quilts of all descriptions: The blue background, appliqued border has pebble, fern and feather quilting motifs as well … Continue reading

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Fond Farewell

One of my quilting group’s favorite members moved from the beautiful north to the beautiful south recently. The ladies in the group did not want to let this momentous event pass without making a little signature quilt for our dear … Continue reading

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Twin Quilts

A friend of mine had twin grandsons last fall, so another gal from our little quilting group and I made two little baby quilts for them. Two quilts, not quite identical: But each got a star in one patch centered … Continue reading

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Pippa’s Disappearing Nine Patch

Our little quilting group made a friendship quilt for one of our group who is recovering from surgery. Nineteen of us made blocks, Lillian pieced the blocks into a top, I free-motion machine quilted it, Lillian did the binding, and … Continue reading

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“The Lady of Shalott” Completed

Here she is: my completed “The Lady of Shalott.” This was a 3 month BOM designed by Ricky Tims I started making in September 2014. The center with a scroll quilting motif: There were eight of these star points with … Continue reading

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Simple Whatnots Club

Delphines in Gaylord, Michigan, my local quilt fabric store, is sponsoring a Kim Diehl “Simple Whatnots Club.” We have completed two little “whatnots” so far: The first one is entitled “Sunday Supper:” It serves as a table topper for a … Continue reading

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