Category Archives: inspiration

I’ve Been Thinking…….

When I don’t get much creative time, I spend lots of time thinking about what I’ll do when I have it again. Ideas wander through my mind about projects, techniques and experiments. It’s a good thing and a bad thing … Continue reading

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A Different Kind Of QAL

I try not to do to many “join in” projects because my schedule doesn’t allow it, but an upcoming quilt along (QAL) caught my attention. It’s called the Learning Quilt-A-Long and you can read about it here. There will be … Continue reading

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The Books And The Questions

The work continues here on the question of too much inspiration and the realization that I don’t put my heart in my quilts. To address the inspiration question, I started reading those all those books. I finished two so far. … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Too Much Inspiration

Some ideas come by a rather circular route. I started listening to a new-to-me podcast called The Minimalists. Very interesting stuff, although I have no plans to get rid of most my belongings. My family would, no doubt, revolt. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Quilty Dreams

I’m so glad it’s Friday. This was one of those weeks that wore me out. I don’t know if it’s the cold weather or having a few days off work last week, but I got nothing left. It isn’t even … Continue reading

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Idea Notebooks And Inspiration Files

Do you keep an idea notebook? How about an inspiration file? For me these are totally different things. An idea notebook is a place to write down ideas, concepts and techniques. It’s the place where I “what if” the common … Continue reading

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Organization And The Prolific Quilter

I have never been what anyone would call a prolific quilter. I make small quilts, and not many of them. I could live with it until I bought almost 70 yards of fabric this year. Yikes! I used over 20 … Continue reading

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Books Revisited

I’ve had a life-long love affair with books and the public library. I go at least once a week and always have several books checked out. Because I’m a heavy library user, I don’t feel the need to buy a … Continue reading

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Word Of The Year 2014

Happy New Year!!!! As I have done for several years, I picked a word to set the tone for 2014.  When I come up against challenges, I think of that word.  When I make decisions, I try to keep them … Continue reading

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Mystery Gift #1 Incoming

I received my first gift from my Mystery Muse on Saturday. The poem is original according to the note on the back. I’m always amazed at how different the gifts are each year, although I do see a trend toward … Continue reading

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