Monthly Archives: January 2011

New era of fabric

Denyse Schmidt changed my life.  Really, she did.  Attending her workshop has, creatively speaking, set me free.  I don’t want to use patterns, (if it can be avoided), and I’m just having so much fun chopping up my fabric any … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

After my sewing rush of the last couple months of 2010, I needed some time off to just play with fabric and get my creative juices flowing again.  And boy are they flowing!!  In fact, they are flowing so much … Continue reading

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Man quilt, yet again

The march of the man quilts was so 2010 for me, and let’s hope I’m not going to do many more man quilts in my immediate future.  I’m ready for super feminine stuff… not sure what yet, but we’ll see. … Continue reading

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Aunt Ruth

My Aunt Ruth passed away last week, and during her funeral mass, I happened to look straight up in the steeple of the church, the church where she attended daily mass for most of the past thirty years or so, St. Pious … Continue reading

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New Additions to the Family

My LQS had a giant sale.  I think I bought 60-70 yards.  I wish I were kidding, but when will it ever be this cheap again? I definitely got plenty of French General yardage to go with the precuts my … Continue reading

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To all the single ladies

Single ladies, if you aren’t ready to create a quilt celebrating your marital status, then might I recommend a Single Ladies Bouquet for Valentines Day. Sometimes Conversation Hearts just don’t captures how you really feel. Maybe you’re looking for something … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Wool Felting 101

If you aren’t thrifting this time of year, you still have time!  Get your patootie to a thrift store and look for some wool.  What can you do with it?  You can applique, open up a felted wool store on etsy, … Continue reading

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