Monthly Archives: September 2009

Exploring Possibilities

I’ve been thinking………   Sometimes when I’m looking at quilts in books or magazines, I’ll see one that has me thinking, “That is one ugly quilt”.  Then a few weeks later I’ll see the same quilt in different fabrics and … Continue reading

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High Fashion

There’s not nearly enough painting and dyeing going on around here.   I picked out this fabric to use for the doll’s dress.  I don’t like the pattern in the book, so I’m creating my own design.             … Continue reading

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All About Stash

Judy asked us to show our stash, so I combined it with my stash report to save time.   My stash isn’t that big – really!  It just seems like it, at least to me.  I have no plans to … Continue reading

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A Day Late

I planned to post about some aspect of creativity, but the day job left me too drained to string meaningful thoughts together.  Creative inspiration will wait until another time.                Then I pulled up the administration page to … Continue reading

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Dueling Holidays

I finished the I Believe quilt and put it on the back of the sofa.                  It looks kinda weird with these sitting on the other side of the room.               I picked them in our garden … Continue reading

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Roadtrip and Stash Report Week 38

I drove up to Ann Arbor with a friend today to hear Nancy Eha speak at the Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild.  Nancy creates beautiful beaded images on her quilts.  After the lecture we went up on stage to see her work … Continue reading

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Art Doll

She needs clothes and hair, but she’s all in one piece.                          I had a hard time stuffing the fingers.  They make a special tool called a stuffing fork that makes it easier, but I couldn’t find one in … Continue reading

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Flowerpot Pincushions

Last night was the potluck with my quilt group and two other local guilds.  We used the pincushions we made last month for table favors.  I remembered my camera and got a picture of them.               It was a … Continue reading

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My First Face

Here’s my first try at drawing a doll face.  It doesn’t look anything like the examples in the book.              I’m happy with it.  The features are in proportion to each other and the eyes line up.   … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 37

I didn’t use anything this week.  I didn’t buy anything either, but a friend sent me this.                  That’s a yard and a half of yummy hand dyed fabric in.   Instead of setting a stash busting … Continue reading

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