Monthly Archives: August 2012

12 x 12 quilt # 3–Family Trees

For the family trees theme, my original idea was to make Papa and Mama leaning trees from flying geese like I had seen in Lisa’s Leftovers-it’s what’s for dinner quilt on The Red Headed Mermaid blog.  Under the parent trees, … Continue reading

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Hexagon Stars–more hand piecing

It’s been a while since I posted about the blue and yellow blocks in my header–my December 31, 2010 post to be exact 🙂  Jules was still here when I started it in Panama and he gave it a Spanish … Continue reading

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Fish quilts

On a recent trip to Panama, I got to spend several days with my friend Carol–sewing, chatting and dreaming about future projects.  Her fabric tastes have changed since she started quilting so she sent a stack of fish fabric home … Continue reading

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THIS has never happened before

I sewed a whole side of binding before I noticed THIS.  From the top all seemed fine and the machine sound never changed. Although this mess was on the bottom, my first thought was to reseat the bobbin.  Then for … Continue reading

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12 x 12–other Windows quilts

The Windows theme is a bit more literal than Wealth so minimal verbiage ahead 🙂 Diane’s very 3D quilt Bonnie’s Fabric Shop window–with quilter humor The view from Karen’s sewing room–cool threadwork for the foliage Kathy’s Window of Opportunity Margaret’s … Continue reading

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12 x 12 quilt #2–Windows

My first idea for the Windows theme was to create an inside scene and overlay it with black tulle strips to look like sun coming through Venetian blinds.  I took a sample photo (of the floor) in my living room.  … Continue reading

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