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You may remember me mentioning Miss P's favorite shirt ever- Rae's Flashback Skinny Tee pattern made with Gillie Wishes from Bari J's Emmy Grace line for Art Gallery Fabrics. Bari recently asked if I'd like to play with some fabric... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Little Red Hen
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While Miss P was busy in her lessons and classes at cello camp last week, I was sitting in the back working away on my English paper piecing. I stitched all of the pieces that I had prepared. After sewing... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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I'm back home from a fun filled week with Miss P at Suzuki Family Camp at Blue Lake. It was an intense week of cello and music and no internet or phones. Here's the breakdown in numbers. Miss P participated... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Little Red Hen
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Meet my friend Jane Davidson. She's a fabulous professional longarm quilter who lives in Australia and has just self published a book. I met Jane a couple of years ago at quilt market and was able to spend a bit... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Friday we drove out to Park Forest, Ill. to see Chawne Kimber at the opening to the show Motives and Materials at the Tall Grass Arts Association. Chawne has nine quilts in the show that runs through July 25. I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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The featured quilt this week is Square Root, another from the gallery section of Every Last Piece. This quilt is composed of four patch and nine patch blocks. The background is a plain muslin fabric and all of the other... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Yesterday afternoon I put the finishing stitches on a new top for myself. It has been a long time since I've sewn anything new for myself. I bought the Sailor Top pattern from Fancy Tiger Crafts early last fall but... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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We are thrilled that school is out for the summer. Miss P kicked of her summer vacation with a Girl Scout end of the year camp out last night! We had pouring rain in the wee hours of the morning... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Don't Fence Me In is the last quilt pattern in my book. If you have a large scrap stash and work your way through the book you can use the last of your scraps in this quilt. If you are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Remeber last week when I told you I'd been cutting up my smaller scraps? Well, I worked until I had most of the tiniest bits cut into 1'', 1.25'' and 1.5'' squares. I also used the sizzix to cut triangles... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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This week's feature quilt is The Color Purple, from the gallery section of Every Last Piece. My sister and I worked on this one together for my niece's high school graduation. We each used purples from our fabric scraps and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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This week I finished a stack of 140 string pieced blocks - enough for a quilt! I worked on these on and off for a couple of years. It's a good thing I'm not in a hurry for this quilt;... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Last night I started cutting scraps into one inch squares and 1 1/4 inch squares. I'm not sure where I'm headed with this but I'm having fun. I'm reminded of my weakness for cute novelty prints. What are you working... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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We are enjoying some much needed family time this holiday weekend. This photo was from an early morning kayak outing yesterday. I hope you are also having a great weekend doing whatever it is that fills you with joy. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I'm still making slow progress on my La Passacaglia quilt. I made these rosette centers in the car on the way to Minneapolis and back last weekend. Thank you, Debbie, for driving! Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Garden Window, which I made back in 2010, is another string pieced quilt that uses the 6.5 inch square rotary cutting ruler. I string pieced the blocks and put them in an alternate block setting with hourglass blocks. The hour... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been doing a little knitting in my "spare" time. One finished pair for B, thanks for the yarn, Adele, and a pair of basic 2 x 2 rib socks for me in the works. My bag always contains a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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It's time for the May Aurifil designer of the month feature over on the Auriblog. I'm designer of the month for May and made a bright spring colored mini quilt. Hop over to the Aurifil site to read the interview... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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Rose Trellis is a quilt I finished back in 2008. I enjoyed piecing this scrap buster quilt and giving it to Miss P for Christmas. You can read the original post here. I have to say, my photography skills have... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I finished my first quilt in 1976. This quilt is made from the scraps of clothes that my mother made for us when we were young. It also has left over fabrics from the first clothes that my sisters and... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been wanting to learn more about working in photoshop and illustrator. Last spring I bought the "Classroom in a Book" series for them but never really did much with them. I find it difficult to learn while working through... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been making quilts for a long time and have made quite a few of them over the years. As with most things, my tastes have changed as have my techniques. The way that I actually quilt the quilts is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
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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 Apr 21, 2015 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 Apr 20, 2015 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 Apr 19, 2015 at The Little Red Hen