Category Archives: patchwork

Little Leaves

If you follow me on flickr, you’ve already seen this, but I wanted to make sure I recorded it here, before it goes to its new home. I started this, erm, almost 2 years ago to the week. It’s a … Continue reading

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Improvisation

I’m a total control freak. Its hard for me to “let go” when I create. I like balance and order. But more and more, I see wild improv quilts and I love them. But sitting down to try my hand … Continue reading

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Attack of the Grannies!

So it should be no secret by now, that when I get an idea into my head, there’s no stopping me. I saw these blocks last week and I haven’t been able to get them out of my head. I … Continue reading

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Inspiration strikes and I forget to sleep

 My friends are constantly teasing me about my coffee swilling, night owl tendencies. I’m glad lucky that I don’t need as much sleep to function as some people (ahem Ben and Manda). That being said, I stayed up into the … Continue reading

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I love Fall

Something about the onset of fall spurs me into crazy girl productive mode. Our house is undergoing a thorough cleaning as we prepare for winter and an entire month of various house guests ( I’ve got a feeling I’ll be … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk 6 Swap

After sitting out a few rounds of some very fun swaps this summer, I’m excited to be participating in the latest round of The Pillow Talk 6 Swap over on flickr. This is a seriously talented bunch of sewers. Every time … Continue reading

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Pinwheels & postage Stamps pt.1

I finally finished half of this massive project. Here’s the first of two quilts that I’ve named Pinwheels & Postage Stamps. But when you say it, you should really sing it to the tune of this song…. Ok, are you … Continue reading

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Fabric linky-loo!!!

I like fabric. A lot. This is just a part of my stash, some favorites and piles that just seem like they belong together. I’ve been getting a lot of inquires as to where I buy my fabrics lately so … Continue reading

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Pinwheels & Postage Stamps

I’ve been meaning to make my mom something ever since I picked up quilting. She has always been a wonderful supporter of my art and I’ve been searching for just the right fabrics and patterns to make her something special. … Continue reading

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April Flowers & New Leaves

I’m already swamped with projects. I have 4 quilts I “owe” people, not to mention the three I’m working on for us. So by all accounts, I shouldn’t start anything new. But I did….oops. This idea has been churning around … Continue reading

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