Quilt Shop Visit!

July 27, 2016

I had the opportunity to visit a new quilting / sewing store last week and I wanted to share.  I always try to find new stores and places to visit.  I figured I could share a little bit about them as I go.  Am I the only one who does this?  Every time I travel, […]

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Summer Scrap Project

July 18, 2016

I know that I vowed to not start any new projects until I finished all of my unfinished ones but I am weak.  I did not go out and buy new fabric or new quilt patterns so I consider that a win.  I was getting tired of some of my projects and needed a break. […]

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Worst. Instructions. Ever.

June 12, 2016

I have been working recently on several quilt projects that include appliqué.  I really love appliqué!  It’s a lot of fun.  However, if the truth be told, I have been sitting on these appliqué projects for YEARS.  Yep, years.  I bought a block of the month quilt called “West of Baltimore” around the time my daughter […]

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Inspiration and Appreciation

June 6, 2016

Have you every seen a quilt designed by Sue Garman?  If you haven’t, I suggest you do.  They are some of the most extraordinary quilts I have ever seen.  I bumped into one of her quilt designs “Ladies of the Sea” a few years ago and have been in awe ever since.  I have only […]

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Not your grandmother’s quilt…

June 4, 2016

I remember when I was in my early 20s (which wasn’t really that long ago) talking to some co-workers of mine.  I am a teacher and after a long weekend, one of them asked me what I did over the weekend.  To which I replied,  “I finished a quilt.”.  Anyone who has achieved this task […]

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