Monthly Archives: January 2011

The One With Double Gauze & Perle Cotton

So, here we are again, visiting yet another unfinished project. I have great hopes of finishing this one rather soon though, as it is quite simple.  I made the quilt top in one night, and basted it the next.  I … Continue reading

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Want To Win Some Flea Market Fancy???

An auction between friends. To help the victims of flooding in Australia. I am donating 1 yard of green posies and 1/2 yard of the green/gray vines.  Penny is  donating a fat quarter of each:  blue leaves, pink seeds, blue … Continue reading

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A Third WIP…Chambray and Shot Cottons

And here we are with yet another quilt that started out quick and dirty and is now just sitting on my cutting table. I look at it often since I adore these solids so much. There are a couple of … Continue reading

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The Neglected Flea Market Fancy Quilt

This collection of Flea Market Fancy blocks is really where we get into Big Time Neglect. I started this quilt with true verve and excitement, having just seen Malka Dubrawsky‘s fabulous,  modern sho- fly quilt. I had been saving and … Continue reading

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More UFO’s Than Roswell (& Crop Circles Aren’t Far Off…)

True confessions: In my quilting, I am a terrific starter. I gather fabrics and cut strips or squares like a pro. I am especially good at making half-completed quilts. I need to get an official count, but I think I … Continue reading

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With Needle & Floss

P Just as it was time to start putting all the Christmas decorations away for another year, my older daughter Suzannah mentioned wanting to make a doll. So naturally, we stopped everything and started gathering materials for a quick doll-making … Continue reading

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Sewing In The New Year

Welcome 2011! That’s definitely how I am greeting this new year. I like the promise of a fresh beginning that the new year can give. We celebrated our Christmas focused on gifts for our girls and certainly handmade ones. Isabel … Continue reading

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