Monthly Archives: November 2010

Au Naturale, Take Two

You have probably seen these fabrics before– like when I made Kim’s quilt.  And then remember that I looked everywhere  for these fabrics to make another quilt?  And then remember how it took forever to complete and I swore off … Continue reading

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Watermelons are always in season

I finished stippling a quilt for a friend, and it was a walk down memory lane.  You see, we both started the same matching quilt years ago together. This is one of my favorite quilts.  In fact, my son has a … Continue reading

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My Everest

I found my Everest.  I’ve decided I should never make a king-size quilt again.  They’re big.  They’re heavy.  They take forever to feather.  I just want this quilt off the frame, and I’m finally getting some where. On every quilt, … Continue reading

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Improvisational Patchwork, part two

The last half of the workshop was dedicated to us adding a variable to our improv work.  We could use our 1/4 yard as much or as little as we wanted.  We had 26 minutes to make each of the next … Continue reading

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Improvisational Patchwork, part one

Let’s discuss my day with Denyse Schmidt.  She provided all the fabric (except for 1/4 of a yard that each person was supposed to bring) and had them in paper bags labeled small, medium, and large (size of the pieces).  … Continue reading

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Denyse Schmidt is my (s)hero.

I spent last Monday with Denyse Schmidt, and I’ve waited a week to write this post because I just can’t put it all into words.  You see, I tried to find a reason not to take this workshop from her … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween, a week late

Dear Reader, I’ve neglected you.  I have not been around much, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a few things to show you and tell you.  You see, I’ve been on a Denyse Schmidt kick for a week (and … Continue reading

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