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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 3 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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Last week I had a wonderful visit with a friend and mentor. There was a lot of quilt talk. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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I love old quilts and especially love this coverlet my grandmother gave me when I was in high school. It was started by her mother and lacked several blocks from being complete. She shared it with me and asked if... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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Numb - finished size 16" by "16. This quilt was made from one piece of beautiful fabric hand dyed by my friend, Karen Coulter. After being abused over time, victims can become emotionally numb. In order to cope with the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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Our last stop in New Mexico was at Capulin Volcano National Monument. We arrived just as they were locking the gate for the evening so we could not drive to the top. We were, however, permitted to walk up. Walking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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After three fun filled days with my sister, we left Carlsbad and headed to Albuquerque to see my nephew. On the way we stopped at Salinas National Monument and visited the Gran Quivira Ruins and the Quarai Ruins. From Albuquerque,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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One of the bonuses of visiting family is seeing quilts that I forgot I made for them. This is a cowboy quilt I made for my niece in her horse crazy younger years. Who am I kidding? She may still... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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We enjoyed getting out and seeing the sights around Carlsbad, NM. My brother-in-law took us to his secret pecos diamond hunting spot which thrilled P, our budding geologist. On the hottest day of our visit we toured the Carlsbad Caverns... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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Last week was P's spring break from school. We extended break by one day so that we could drive to New Mexico and visit my sister and her family. On the way there we stopped at the southern tip of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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Last week, Debbie Grifka and I drove up to Flint to see the show, "From Heart to Hand - African American quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts" Here are a few of the details from some of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
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The winner of The Applique Book is: Genee Davis said... "This is unbelievably gorgeous! I've wanted to try my hand at reverse applique for some time and keep putting it off due to nervousness of goofing it up! You've inspired... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at The Little Red Hen