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Lynn Harris
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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 yesterday 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 5 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
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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