Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mouse Ear Flower

This morning I whipped up the flower made from the mouse ear pattern.  I cut the pattern down a bit because I wanted smaller petals.              I used more wire this time, a double ring that filled the inside … Continue reading

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A Mouse in the House

I finished the first 3D animal last night.  I decided to make this mouse pattern from the book Woman’s Day Christmas Crafts and Food copyright 1983.  I bought the book at a garage sale over 15 years ago.             … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Pizza

One afternoon each weekend I take my mom out for a change of scenery and to pick up anything she needs at the store.  While we were out yesterday I bought a package of Rustic Crust gluten and dairy free … Continue reading

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Third Quarter of Clarity

For whatever reason, the second quarter post published, so I fixed it and now it’s posted here.    That post contains the back-story, so I won’t repeat it.   The third quarter was all about moving.  Everything that started in the first … Continue reading

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3D Flower Version Two

I finished the second flower using my own variations on the original pattern and I’m so excited because it turned out just like I pictured it.                   In the first flower, the directions called for a square of fabric … Continue reading

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Design Bed Monday #3

I’m tired of taking pictures of the same quilt.  Cobblestones won’t look much different until I get the whole top together.  Instead I took a picture of the completed flower.                I expected a smaller center with more … Continue reading

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A Good Start

For my first 3-D experiment I decided to make a flower from the book Winter Wonders, edited by Jennifer Rounds and Catherine Comyns.  I borrowed my copy from the local library.  What makes this book unusual is that Japanese quilters … Continue reading

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New Ground

Things have calmed down some and I’m getting back into the old routine.  I’m sewing this week for the first time in forever, and I’m oh so grateful to have the opportunity.   During all those weeks of minimal sewing, … Continue reading

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Design Bed Monday #2

I don’t think I turned on my sewing machine once last week, but I did finish cutting and laying out the rest of the sashing for the cobblestone blocks.          I’m slowly putting the sewing room back together.  I … Continue reading

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Discharge

Last week we discharged fabric at Art Quilt Group.  I took one piece of black and one of my hand-dyed pieces that was just to the blue side of army green.  I had boxed up most of my sewing room … Continue reading

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