Monthly Archives: December 2012

Boys and their Dog

My new camera is helping to take some fantastic pictures this vacation break.  But my favorite is getting the boys with the dogs. Advertisements

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Removing the Wave from your Quilt Top

So. . . just how do you add borders or make a quilt bigger without creating that friendly wave.  Once you get the technique, you’ll be so much happier with your final quilt. First, let’s start with the definition.  The … Continue reading

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Those Lying Eyes

With the new puppy in the house, Buck has felt a little hen pecked.  With my new camera I was able to catch this great photo.  I am thinking it would make a great art piece.

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Christmas in San Diego

This was one of my early raw edge appliqué pieces. I finally put it on the rack and finished it. I was inspired by Ruth McDowell. But she has all those precise seams. Nota my cup o tea.

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Last year, while spending a much needed girl weekend in Milwaukee with Sharon, we found Grinch fabric. Of course it has been sitting on the “project to be named later” shelf since then. In a moment of inspiration, I started … Continue reading

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Rose garden

I finished another client quilt last night. A cute little rose garden. We used a rose color thread and the hardest part to quilt was actually over the paisley print. The color simply faded in!! Turned out great. I can’t … Continue reading

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Black, Red & White All Over

I was busy quilting most of the weekend. I finished 2 quilts. The first was a black, white quilt with red pinwheels. This piece is so graphic and fun. I quilted with black thread. Just saying that finding and burying … Continue reading

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