Monthly Archives: February 2015

Choosing New Ground

I’ve been thinking about the March Short List and how little I’ve finished this year. The natural response, of course, is to work on four things at once. I haven’t forgotten about layering paint inspired by the art of Gerhard … Continue reading

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When Cold Cancels Quilts

My Art Quilt Group meeting was cancelled last night due to weather. The winds kicked up out of the south and drifted the east-west roads, and then they shifted to the West and drifted the north-south roads. I got the … Continue reading

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Binding And Stash Report

I made the binding and attached it to Retro Charm yesterday. I can work on turning it through the week when I’m too tired to sit at the sewing machine. Some nights it doesn’t pay to work on a machine … Continue reading

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Interrupted Plans

Thanks to everyone who left a comment on taking Craftsy classes. Many people suggested I try one of the free classes, which I plan to do. Your comments were interesting and insightful. Reading them helped me understand Craftsy’s appeal. Work … Continue reading

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A Craftsy Class Question

Should I, or shouldn’t I? Seems like everyone is talking about Craftsy these days. I see quilters buying classes like I check books out of the library. Now I’m not one to do something just because a lot of other … Continue reading

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Back In Black

I’m ready to count out the fabric for Retro Charm. All the quilting is done except the four corner triangles. Thanks to sub-zero temps and a brutal wind chill I’ll stay in and finish those today. I’m so excited to … Continue reading

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February Book

My love affair with books continues. A friend of mine does editing work and happened to edit a quilting book. The publisher sent her copies because she worked on it, and my friend shared the wealth. I admit the primitive … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

Thanks to everyone who recommended podcasts in response to my last post. I tried out one that didn’t work for me, and I have two more left to sample. One podcast gave me a hard time about loading onto my … Continue reading

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No fabric in or out this week. I’m down to quilting the setting triangles on Retro Charm. Could there be a bust next week? A definite possibility. I’m listening to Quilting For The Rest Of Us podcasts while I sew, … Continue reading

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Five Weeks With A Plan

Energy flows where attention goes, or so I hear. I’m in month two of the quilting plan. I got through the part where I wanted to start something new. I can see the end of the first project and feel … Continue reading

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