Monthly Archives: November 2012

Now that the crying is over

Back in August, I was working on a couple of fish quilts from fabric that my friend Carol gave me for donation quilts.  I was so excited about how my first Attic Window turned out.  Here it is ready for … Continue reading

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SO MUCH sewing and giving thanks

Early in the year, I looked in my sewing room trash basket and there were so many empty spools that I decided to dig them out and start a collection as one gauge of my sewing for the year.  I … Continue reading

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12 x 12–other Mirror quilts

Although I heard a few complaints about the difficulty of my mirror theme, I found the variety of interpretations quite wonderful. Sharyn had just gotten back from a trip to Alaska with her grandson.  She depicts a rear view mirror … Continue reading

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12 x 12–Mirrors

This was the theme I chose because of a demo I saw at the 2011 Houston show.  It was done by Martie A. Winkelman in the Friday Sampler class.  The “class” was held in the ballroom and there were 29 … Continue reading

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Another epic quilt tale

I had been seeing the Rose Star pattern on several blogs and it looked like a great hand piecing project so I ordered a Kite template from QuiltSmith.  Wanting my project to evolve quickly, I ordered the largest one.  Oh … Continue reading

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