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I told myself THIS would be the year I would finish ALL of my unfinished objects (UFOs) before I let myself start any new projects. Okay, I would finish FIVE quilts before starting anything new. Well, considering that in a good year, I make one twin-size quilt and about six baby quilts, maybe that goal […]
You young people probably won’t believe it, but once upon a time, when we went to the doctor’s office, we could not bring an endless supply of entertainment with us in a device the size of a slice of toast. While we waited to be called, the only thing we could do was read whatever […]
I am thrilled to have a finish for this ScrapHappy Day! I started this quilt last year. I did this quilt Quilt-As-You-Go, with a central rectangle, and four skinny panels. I quilted the center with straight lines to outline the patches, and I did the first skinny panel with a sort of wood-grain look. But […]
The quarterly challenge for this online art quilt group was “Portrait.” As usual, I had lots of ideas, but as the deadline approached, I chose the least complicated of them. I had taken an online workshop from Melanie Rivers in intuitive portrait making. In the class Melanie directs you in the placement of ovals and […]
The spark for this baby quilt came from a big tub of donated fabrics. There were four Mickey Mouse 6-inch squares, two Dr. Seuss 6-inch squares, and a whole lot of Dr. Seuss fabric that had been cut up into 2-inch squares. The colors were bright and needed something to ground them. An ad in […]
I live on a small timber property in East Texas. I love to learn about nature and textiles, and share what I learn.
Shiny and nice.