Monthly Archives: June 2012

For the fashionistas

Pat and I had another friend with us in Montreal–Flat Ruthie from the Cardboard Me Travels blog. One of our most interesting excursions was to the Biosphere (originally the US pavillion at the 1967 World Fair–Expo 67).  I’m sharing photos … Continue reading

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Inspiration in Montreal

My friend Pat and I just returned from a week in Montreal.  Most of my photos don’t do justice to the beautiful city but I do want to share some inspiration from the Botanical Garden adjacent to Olympic Park.  The … Continue reading

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Circle in circle progress

This project has been in a drawer because I started it as a hand piecing project and did not really have the motivation to keep tackling those curves.  In the back of my mind I had been considering sewing the … Continue reading

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Comfort quilting

Working on my Mourning Jules quilt has been such a comfort to me during the weeks around the first anniversary of his passing.  Although it is not finished, I far surpassed the goal I set for myself in early May … Continue reading

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