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May 18, 2017 | Quilts

New – May’s BirdZeed Challenge

This month’s BirdZeed challenge word is “new.”  I did not sit down with a blank sheet of paper and brainstorm what the word means to me as I sometimes do to get started. Instead, I was talking with a friend about taking a step and doing something new and I …

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May 23, 2016 | Inspiration , Quilts

Angel Wings

I heard recently that the brother of someone in my art group passed away suddenly. An image formed in my mind immediately upon reading about it of angel wings on a purple background. Other images have popped in my head over the years and just as quickly popped back out …

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April 7, 2016 | Uncategorized

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 46

Easter fell a little later in the calendar in 2012 than it did this year. The basket was woven with strips of brown batik fabric; the grass is Superior Threads Glitter thread; and the eggs allowed me to pull out all of my variegated threads and give the fancy stitches on …

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March 7, 2016 | Projects

New Projects – #APQResolution

I mentioned that I had started the American Patchwork & Quilting 2016 UFO Challenge. To do the challenge, you catalog your UFO projects, assign numbers 1 – 12 to each one, and when APQ draws the number each month, you complete the UFO.  I’m behind already on February’s project, but …

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October 19, 2015 | Projects

Trick or Treat!

There’s some amazing stuff in  my stash – like Halloween fabric.  I can’t explain why I have Halloween fabric in my stash, but this weekend it came in handy.  I made a Trick or Treat bag for my daughter, completely from stash supplies.  She picked the fabrics and I chose …

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June 25, 2015 | Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday – Journal Quilt Week 7

The week of July 7, 2011 brought the relief of rain after a heat wave (a New England heat wave granted, but heat by our standards).  I went back to the Glitter from Superior Threads and pulled out the silver to use with a piece of gray batik to create …

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June 18, 2015 | Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday – Week 6

Throwback Thursday this week takes us back to the Fourth of July in 2011. I’d been doing Superior Threads‘ Superior University and had a nice pile of Glitter threads to play with so . . .

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