Monthly Archives: August 2012

Shot Cotton Chevrons

One of my goals for 2012 was to produce “show quality” work.  I wish I could say that I’m there, but I’m not.  Angela Walters talked about Sue McCarty in one of her posts this week, and mentioned that Sue … Continue reading

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AMH Feathers

Anna Maria Horner is my favorite designer (tied with Tula, of course! Can I just say that I love them both equally?)  What I love about Anna Maria Horner is her ability to put a line of fabric together that … Continue reading

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Summer Vegetables with Sausage Recipe

I love to cook.  Really, I love it. So here’s a recommendation for you while we’re still in summer and squash is aplenty.  Grab your electric skillet, some zucchini, and get cooking. Find the recipe here and be prepared to … Continue reading

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How to woo your longarmer

It’s always hard to offer advice to clients about piecing, which is something we see so intimately when quilting their quilts, which is why I keep my mouth shut regarding opportunities for improvement unless someone asks.  I mean, after all, … Continue reading

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Audrey Pillow

All girls need a little Audrey in their lives.  And pink.  Yes, we all need pink.  It just makes us feel feminine and precious and lovely.  We also need Liberty of London.  Sometimes, on the best days, these worlds collide. … Continue reading

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SAMQG Retreat Quilt Show

Yesterday I talked about my Echino Quilt.  Shortly after finishing my quilt, it was time for our annual spring SAMQG retreat.  We had a quilt show at the retreat.  All ladies decorated their beds (and some even decorated their nightstands– … Continue reading

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Echino Jackpot

One of my favorite people (the one I made this quilt for) happened to text me on his way to Japan.  “I’m headed to Japan.  Do they have fabric there?  Want anything?”  Yes, I’m that lucky. Guess what arrived? Seven. … Continue reading

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