Category Archives: quilting

Raiding My Fabric Stash

Since I started quilting, some 35 years ago, I’ve preferred to make quilts of my own design. But recently, I decided to embark on a new course of action. I have a pretty extensive library of quilt books, collected during … Continue reading

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My Kind of Florals

Last weekend, I was in Portland, Oregon, for Spring Quilt Market. In addition to meeting up with several of my freelance clients, I took the opportunity to peruse the new offerings from the various fabric companies with an eye towards … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fabric

I bought this fabric back in the late ’80s, I think. I don’t remember how much I bought, maybe a yard or two. There’s not much left — just two pieces, one about 9″ x 20″, the other about 5-1/2″ … Continue reading

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My New Obsession Part 2

I am so into English paper piecing! Here’s what I’ve done so far. Plus I’ve prepped the pieces for 3 or 4 more, which involves cutting out the hexagons or half-hexagons and gluing them to the paper templates. It’s fun … Continue reading

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My New Obsession

I first tried my hand at English paper piecing a little more than a year ago, and discovered that I really enjoyed it. After completing this sampler quilt, for which I did a fair bit of hand piecing, I decided … Continue reading

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Two Quilts

If you’ve been following this blog at all, you may know that I am always working on multiple projects. Currently, I am stitching a hand pillow, there’s a kitty ready to stuff, I just turned the heel on a sock, … Continue reading

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The Kitty Quilt

Reviewing old blog posts, I saw that I mentioned the first two blocks for this quilt in January 2016. After making more blocks, sewing them together, and quilting the top, I finally sewed down the binding the other evening. It’s … Continue reading

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