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Our last few stops for seeing the sites on the way home were in the Smoky Mountains. We would love to go back and spend a week camping there. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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On our way home we also made a few stops for nature viewing. The first stop was the Okefenokee Swamp. Our next stop was Pearson's Falls, a 268 acre property with a beautiful trail and waterfall owned by Tyron Garden... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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Our spring break destination this year was Florida. We have family in St. Petersburg, and St. Pete Beach so we do get down there to visit occassionally. Our favorite thing to do when visiting is to take morning walks at... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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We really enjoy driving south during our spring break each year. Shedding more outerwear at each stop, we leave the drab brown of Michigan and drive through the coming of pale green leaf buds showing on the trees and into... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Last week we during spring break we spent a lot of time in the car. I was glad I had prepared some hand stitching to work on. I was able to make and attach the star round on these three... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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A couple of weeks ago, I made this fun little quilt for the Dear Stella booth at quilt market. The feature fabrics are the new Hilltop collection by Wee Gallery. The backgroud fabric is Net in Smoke, also from Dear... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I arrived home from spring break to three big boxes of books!! I'm packing up preorders today. Thank you to everyone who preordered a book from me. If you haven't ordered yet, you can order a signed copy from me... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I finally got these string pieced melons pieced together. The setting fabric is from Alison Glass' Handcrafted line. It needs a good pressing and then I'll decide on the quilting plan. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been working hard to finish projects lately. This postage stamp quilt that I put together last fall is the most recent finish. See this post for details about the piecing process. The cheery colors and fun fabrics are making... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been getting a lot of questions from people asking if they can order an autographed copy of my book. You can now preorder autographed copies of my book from my etsy shop. I'll sign them and ship them out... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I'm taking a break from our Maple syrup weekend to announce the winner of the Inked fat quarter bundle. The winner is Pat T. Here's Pat's comment: I love your block!! My eyes are drawn to it in the finished... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I have been slowly plugging away at stitching together cogs for my La Passacaglia quilt. If you follow me over on instagram you may have seen a few progress shots over the last few weeks. Today I want to share... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Have you seen Lynn Krawczyk's new fabric line, Inked, for Red Rooster? I love the rich, vibrant colors Lynn used. Today I'm sharing a block I made using her fabrics. The block I made for her quilt is a traditional... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I appreciate a big sewing challenge like the La Passacaglia quilt but I also love simple designs that I can knock out in a couple of days. It is wonderful to have the feeling of accomplishment you get when finishing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I love quilting tops that others have created. It's fun to use different designs and see the varied patterns and colors and the new ways others can put them together. Earlier this week I quilted this lovely plus top for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I am just back from a great trip to Austin to attend QuiltCon 2015. The quilts in the show were fabulous. I took some great classes and attended lectures that I'll share more about later. Today I want to show... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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It's that time again, time for the Aurifil designer of the month feature. I didn't make a project this month as I had hoped but I do have a quilt waiting for the delux Aurifil treatment on the longarm. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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The second day of our trip to Lake Michigan started with a visit to the lighthouse in Holland, Michigan. The ice formations were very different here than they were in St. Joseph. There was a lot of fresh ice here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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This weekend was a long holiday weekend for us. Both B and Miss P had Friday and Monday off. Friday we did some catching up on chores at home. Saturday, we had a tourist in our town day in Ann... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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"You were stubborn...and fought against the storm, which proved stronger than you: but we bow and yield to every breeze, and thus the gale passed harmlessly over our heads." "The Oak and the Reeds," Aesop's Fables Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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"Goodnight stars Goodnight air Goodnight noises everywhere" Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, 1947 Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I really enjoyed making these string pieced melons throughout last year. It was fun sewing and I was able to make some of them with the handcrank machine on the back porch last summer. I took them on a couple... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at The Little Red Hen