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I just realized that I never shared my quilt, Stardust, with you. That's a little funny because it is the quilt on the cover of Every Last Piece! I started making the little two inch stars in this quilt back... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at The Little Red Hen
I'm headed to Wisconsin this week to tape a show with Nancy Zieman and then to a workshop with Gwen Marston on Madeline Island. When I return, things should be a little calmer around here and I can settle in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Gwen Marston's latest book, A Common Thread, is one I've been wanting for YEARS. It is full of beautiful photographs of beautiful quilts. I also think it has the perfect title, A Common Thread. The book shows Gwen's varied quilt... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I've been enjoying playing with my solid scraps the last few weeks. This quilt was a fun exercise that used up the scraps from last summer's Lucky Strike quilt. I love the soft look of this beachy color palette my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I have been plugging along on my projects here between our family summer activities. This binding on this little quilt is almost finished and I've started quilting the liberated log cabin that I made a couple of weeks ago. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
We are back from a week up north. We were completely "unplugged" with no electricity, internet, phones etc. Drummond Island is definitely a place I'd like visit again. It was so peaceful. I am having a hard time getting back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Thank you all for sharing your Splederette stories. I enjoyed reading them all so much I decided to give away FIVE copies of my Atomic Pinwheels pattern!!! The lucky winners are: Carola Sue Winerbotyom Judie Harrom Sherryl Wynne Anita Jackson... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I had fun making this little liberated log cabin quilt this week. I always struggle with the quilting ideas on small scale patchwork like this. I like the look of the hand quilting because it is not a solid line... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I'll be teaching at AQS Chattanooga next month. I hope I'll see you there! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Are you participating in The Splendid Sampler quilt along? This week marks the half way point. I was going along zippety zip with these blocks. I was having such fun keeping up and trying all of the different techniques and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Last year after making the quilt for the wedding photographer, I saved the scraps together in a bag. I really liked the colors in that quilt and wanted to make another project with the same palette. I cleared off my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Borderline 16'' by 16'' This piece is informed from specific cases of abuse, as told and experienced by me, my friends, and family. Mental illness can often be a factor in cases of abuse and is common among those who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Last week I had a wonderful visit with a friend and mentor. There was a lot of quilt talk. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Hop over to the Dear Stella blog and read about the cute baby things I made from Rae Ritchie's Foxtail fabric line. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
You all know how much I enjoy photography. Over the years I have taken many photos on our property. Our barns and out buildings have always been an interesting photo subject for me. When long time internet friend, Julie Sefton,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Hope - finished size 16" by 16". Abuse victims can feel isolated and helpless. One of my friends who has escaped two abusive relationships told me, "If you don't have hope, you don't have anything." After an extended period of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
The wedding day started with a morning at the salon for the wedding party. Miss P LOVED getting her hair curled and "done". The guys had fun learning how to tie their bow ties. The prewedding photo session included a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
This weekend, my second son got married! He and his fiance held the festivities on the shore of Lake Michigan so we got to have a wonderful weekend getaway to boot.. The night before the ceremony we had a rehearsal/picnic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
While Miss P was working on her Hazel Hedgehog quilt, I knit a baby sweater, booties, and hat. I used Moutain Colors Twizzle from my stash bringing my total of knit from stash items to 19! The booties are a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Miss P is thrilled that she will be an aunt in July! Shortly after she heard the news she started planning all of the things she would make for the new baby. First up - a quilt. She was already... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Off the Chart is another quilt from my book, Every Last Piece. This design was inspired by colorwork knitting charts. I love this design idea because there are so many different ways to interpret it. Here, the different size circles... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Welcome to my post on the Oakshott Lipari blog hop. Thank you Lynne and Michael for inviting me to participate and sending me such beautiful fabric to work with! I have been a huge Oakshott fan for quite a while... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Woohoo! I finished knitting these socks that I started back in November. They are so squishy and comfortable. I just love this yarn and the colors are pretty great too. Details: Pattern - Diagonal Cross Rib socks by Ann Budd... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at The Little Red Hen