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Last night at the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild we revealed our Secret Stalker Swap quilts. It was hilarious fun. I loved hearing about the stalkees and trying to guess who they were before the name was revealed. Some of... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at The Little Red Hen
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Yesderday, I read Rossie's recent post, Bits and Bobs, a compilation of things she finds interesting and wantedto share. I clicked on her link to the Live Simply blog to a post on decluttering and ended up reading a number... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Here you see 120 string pieced melon blocks. I worked on these on and off for months- at a quilt retreat, on the back porch with using the hand crank machine, sitting at my desk while watching Netflix, even Miss... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We're trying to soak up all of the warmth and sunshine that we can this weekend. The last of the flowers are fading fast and the trees are getting bare. Winter will be here soon. I hope you are also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been participating in the Soak &Flatter Quilter's photo a day challenge on Instagram this month. Come join the fun. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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As I mentioned before, I love a good red and white quilt. This quilt uses the same triangle unit as the first red and white quilt that I made only this one is set as a streak of lightning. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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My goal this week is to focus and make significant progress on my current sewing projects. I need to clear the decks for some projects that have been in my head for a while. I have been thinking about where... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I may have mentioned that I joined another online bee this year. I love this talented group of women. We agreed at the beginning that this would be a low stress swap and that we wouldn't be upset or grumble... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I thought I'd share this fun picnic quilt I quilted for a client this week. I love the mix of straight lines and curves. I think the quilting enhances that "lava lamp" feel of the quilt. Even though it's almost... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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As a longtime attendee of Gwen Marston's Beaver Island retreat, I was excited to attend the first annual Holly Girls Quilt Retreat last week. Pat Holly and Sue Nickels continued the retreat on the heels of Gwen's retirement. They planned... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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You guys! Adele and I finished another pair of socks! It took me two years to knit the first sock and Adele was lightening fast knitting up the mate. We knit our first pair of these back in 2011. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Here we are at the close of the final weekend of summer vacation. Autumns approach is in the air and the first leaves are beginning to fall. It is always bittersweet time for me. I am glad that the kids... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been in a bit of a creative funk lately but I've been trying to push myself to do some sewing and work on other projects in the studio thinking that a few finishes might get me energized for some... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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My husband seems to be a master at finding all the good stuff on Craigslist. Yesterday he scored this kid size kayak! Woot. He surprised miss P with it this morning. We headed right out for a bit of messing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I have a guest post over on the Dear Stella blog. Pop over there to read about the tree skirt I made using the new Tinsel Town collection and Debbie Grifka’s Snowflake Tree Skirt pattern. Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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My featherweight collection got quite the work out the last two weeks. I hosted Kids Sewing Camp here at the house and each student had loads of fun using one of my five featherweights. When I first mentioned that I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been doing a little more client quilting. I quilted this one in bubbles and swirls for Jemillia. She sent a wool batting for this one. Look how puffy and soft it is. I love the movement in this improv... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We had a short family get away last week for the fourth. M has an internship this summer over on the west coast of the state and we had been too busy to visit him until the holiday weekend. It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Remember when I said I went to summer camp and did some knitting and hexie stitching? Well, according Ravelry, I finished this sock exactly two years after starting it! Adele and I made another pair of these back in 2010.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Here's another client quilt I haven't had a chance to show you yet. This one has an all over pattern of flowers and swirls in the center section. There are borders of loops and feathers. It was a fun one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Miss P and I were away last week at summer camp. This was our third year attending Blue Lake Family Suzuki Camp. P has liked it so much in the past that this year we signed up for two sessions.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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You guys know I love to quilt, right? I am now having loads of fun quilting other peoples quilts on my longarm! This is a client quilt for Stacie. She used Carolyn Friedlander's Botanics fabrics to make this Marcelle Medallion.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We had a "home school" day and took Miss P on a field trip to the U of M Arboretum to see the peonies today. The Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden is the largest public collection of historic (pre-1950) herbaceous peony... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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After a long weekend of sunshine and outdoor play - resulting in a bit of sunburn, we decided that Miss P needed a new sun hat. She shopped the fabrics in my sewing room and picked a pretty floral print... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Do you remember the Science Fair quilt I shared last month? Well, I have gotten it quilted and bound. I used an all over flower design with a few swirls thrown in. I think that's just the right kind of... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at The Little Red Hen