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French Star

The quilt top made from my French fabric is done. The color palette is very different from something that I would normally choose. But as I mention in my post of January 5, when I was shopping in Paris, I … Continue reading

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So Many Rosettes

Since I first posted about making Grandmother’s Flower Garden rosettes just over two years ago, I’ve been working steadily, first piecing individual rosettes, then putting them together into what will eventually become a queen-size quilt. The other day when I … Continue reading

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Variations on a Kitty Block

Some time ago, I made three Kitty blocks using Elizabeth Hartman’s design. Then I made five additional versions. A couple weeks ago, I finally got around to putting them together into a small quilt, but I needed one more for … Continue reading

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My French Fabric

When my husband and I visited my daughter in Paris in mid-2016, I made a point of finding a fabric shop and purchasing some uniquely French fabric. I wanted something unlike anything I could find at home in Seattle. I … Continue reading

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Getting Back To It

I was aware that it had been awhile since my last post, but it was a little surprising to see that six months have passed. Sometimes day-to-day life has a way of filling up all one’s time. Anyway, those six … Continue reading

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Twisted Star

When selecting the fabrics for this quilt, my latest contribution to Project Linus, I had to thoroughly sift through my stash. First, I had to find enough light-value, “cool” fabrics that went well together. Then, I had to find enough … Continue reading

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Blue Baskets

For the latest quilt top for Project Linus, I chose “Blueberry Baskets” from Basket Bonanza by Nancy Mahoney. The cutting instructions called for each block to use the same blues and yellow fabrics. But I chose different yellows and blues … Continue reading

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