I’m just putting the finishing touches on a quilt for my daughter, Olivia. She is away at college and will welcome a little package, I’m sure. I love hand sewing the binding on my quilts, but am always a bit surprised by how long it takes… I added a few little messages for her to…
Hand dyed fabrics
Design and more
The weather has taken a turn here in Minnesota. It is rainy and cold as I write this. I’m not complaining–I have seen the destruction that Sandy left in her wake. I’m just noting that sewing is seasonal for me. On a cold fall or winter afternoon, there is no place I’d rather be than…
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These two quilts were made in 2001 and were modified from a pattern by Valori Wells. They are made of commercial batiks and a few hand dyes… If you are interested in making this paper pieced pattern-beware-there are mistakes in the pattern! Hope you are enjoying sunshine wherever you are on this beautiful Saturday morning!
Doodles and more
My daughters leave for school this week and decided that they each wanted one of my “Doodle Quilts” to add color to their dorm room. (They are twins and share a room.) We quickly chose a color scheme and off I went to my sewing room to do that which I enjoy most: doodling on…
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Boxes and Vines is one of my many, many works in progress for my new weekly column. I have so many unfinished projects that I am sure I can fill a year full of Wednesdays. This quilt was started with another quilt’s small trimmings which I couldn’t bring myself to discard. The small scraps formed…
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