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Modern Art Quilter Funky Designer Fiber Art'er Dog Lover

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Hi everyone and thanks for following.  Just a reminder that you can check out all the daily General Chaos & Mayhem at my daily blog. http://moderndayfitandfood.com   I hope to have a new project on modern day designs soon.  

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T Shirt Quilt for Nick

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What a pleasure it has been to work with Kathi to help with her eldest’s son’s quilt.  Kathi has been collecting T Shirts for YEARS.  O yes.  They have paint, sweat and stains.  We got to spend a couple afternoons … Continue reading

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Conch String

One of the boys found a string of Conch Shells.  The pink of these shells is amazing.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Foxtails in the garden. Manual focus lets me zero in on the detail I want want.   http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/weekly-photo-challenge-focus/    

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Pictures of Fall

The boys have returned to school.  A Senior and A Freshman this year.  Fall changes everything.  The Routine, the grocery shopping, when dinner needs to be ready, times to get up and out of the house. Nothing better than seeing … Continue reading

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Honu Ohana

In going through old photo disks for my origins post on moderndayfitandfood.com,  I found these twin quilts that I had made for Wayne (Papa) and Liz (Gram).  They were completed in 2005 and were inspired by Gram & Papa’s recent … Continue reading

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Batik Beauty

Between snowmageddon, being sick, general craziness with a new puppy in the hours . . . I finally finished this batik beauty. As usual, Michele’s is wonderful. She finally let me use king tut variegated thread on a piece and … Continue reading

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Cub Scout Stars

I am sooooo excited to finally be able to post the cub scout quilt I quilted for Susan Van Kirk Beyer and her Cub Scout pack.  Their Blue & Gold event was last night and the quilt was finally presented … Continue reading

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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.

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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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