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Sunday Stash August 2, 2020

No fabric in or out. I forgot all about counting the fabric my friend gave me last week. I’m working on the idea that came to visit. We had quite a long chat that ended with this. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Hosting Inspiration

I hung this on my design wall and a couple weeks later an idea came wandering in. It took another day for it to introduce itself. Once we started talking, I knew I’d met something cool and interesting. It gave … Continue reading

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It’s been one of those weeks when things happen, not to me, but around me. On one particularly challenging day, I realized a lot of people struggle this time of year. Not theoretical people, but real people. People I know … Continue reading

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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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January 2018 Short List

Happy New Year! I got up long enough to watch the ball drop last night and then went back to bed. We’re not the party crowd here. I’m excited about January’s list because in December I finished all the old … Continue reading

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That Balance Thing

After much thought, I’ve come up with a framework for what 2018 will look like creatively. It will be fun at the end of next year to see if anything happened the way I planned. For the question of UFOs … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

It’s that time of year to start thinking about next year. I’m not ready to come up with a 2018 plan, but I do have some ideas rattling around my head. I find some of them compete with each other. … 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 Spirit Of Collage

I’m still infatuated with the idea of fabric collage, and checked yet another book out of the library. I still have the book I checked out before too. The new book was helpful in that the author describes her inspiration … Continue reading

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What I Learned This Week When I Wasn’t Quilting

One: I have some seriously ugly scraps that I need to use up and get out of here. Some of the colors aren’t to my taste anymore. Once I combine them with other fabrics I expect they will look fine. … Continue reading

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