Category Archives: Quilting

Top 9 From 2016

A couple of years ago, I started out my blogging for that year by revisiting my favorite quilts from the previous year.  It was fun for me to see the quilts again – as so often I finish a quilt for a … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilt Tour

So are you ready for Christmas? I am almost ready.  I am finishing one last gift and need to do the rest of the wrapping.  There will be food to prepare and a few last-minute things to do. The gifts I have … Continue reading

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Preppy the Whale

Earlier this year I started a whale quilt for my oldest son.  His favorite show is Octonauts and he loves learning about ocean creatures.  So, when I saw the Preppy the Whale pattern by Elizabeth Hartman, I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Choosing Fabrics for Starstruck

Today I want to share ideas for finding fabrics for the Starstruck quilts. This post is meant to be for both shop owners and quilters looking for fabrics, so some of the links in the post are to fabric distributors and some … Continue reading

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Introducing Starstruck

Today, I get to fully introduce the projects from my new booklet, Starstruck.  I did a preliminary introduction and talked a little about the technique in my last post (click here to view). It’s a technique that I found a … Continue reading

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Starstruck

It’s been a little quiet here on the old blog – but that usually means it’s very busy behind the scenes.  That has been the case over the last month, as I’ve been working on a new booklet.  I decided … Continue reading

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Painted Lady

So I have a new obsession. It surprisingly involves lots of handwork – Something I used to be quite impatient with, but am now thoroughly enjoying.   This obsession came about in June, when I went to the Minnesota Quilt Show.  … Continue reading

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