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Erin | house on hill road
Interests: family and friends fabric and thread yarn and needles paper and ink food and drink
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photograph by Page and Pixel Hey there! For those of you going to QuiltCon, I will have a book signing for Make Your Own Medallion at the Lucky Spool booth TOMORROW (Thursday, February 22nd) at 1:30 pm. Come by and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at house on hill road
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photograph by Page and Pixel As I was thinking about what order to showcase the quilts from my new book, Make Your Own Medallion, it seemed fitting to start at the beginning. Studio Window started as a 12'' block that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at house on hill road
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My newest book, Make Your Own Medallion: Mix and Match Borders to Build Your Quilt from the Center Out, is available now. This book has been a long time coming and I am beyond thrilled that it is finally out... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at house on hill road
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I looked up this week and it is January. How did that happen? December whizzed on by like no one's business. Logically, I know that this is how it works. That time between Thanksgiving and the new year is jam-packed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at house on hill road
Thank you, Annette! I appreciate the feedback. You made my day! - Erin
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Have I mentioned that I teach eighth graders to sew? I do! I go in once a week in the fall and the spring and, along with a friend, teach a group of 12 or so kids how to use... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at house on hill road
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Although it saddens me to part with it, I will be destashing a large quantity of Anna Maria Horner and Denyse Schmidt fabrics this afternoon. The fabrics will be in bundles as there is far too much to list individually.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at house on hill road
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Hey there! I have so much to share with you all. I arrived home Monday from Quilt Market in Houston (and finally got to hold my book in my hands!!!) and am slowly getting myself back into the groove this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at house on hill road
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For the past few years, I have made and donated a quilt or three to our church and school's summer picnic. To win one of these quilts, you buy a chance on a wheel. When all of the chances on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2017 at house on hill road
Hi Carolyn - For top down, I almost always use Susan B Anderson’s pattern. http://susanbanderson.blogspot.com/2012/02/how-i-make-socks.html
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Oh, September. It seems like you just started. I had good intentions to be back in this space weeks ago, because in my mind, Labor Day marks the end of summer. Never mind that summer officially ends tomorrow or that,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at house on hill road
The cat fabric is a cotton and steel print by Sarah Watts.
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A few weeks ago, my copy of The Fussy Cut Sampler by Nichole Ramirez and Elisabeth Woo arrived on my doorstep. It is such a beautiful book with 48 great quilt blocks that made me want to cut up some... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at house on hill road
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Thank you for the kind comments here on the blog and on Instagram about my new book, Make Your Own Medallion! I am so excited to share more about it with you over the next few months. I'm even more... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at house on hill road
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You guys! Today is a great day. It's my 46th birthday AND this is my new book! I am so excited to announce that Make Your Own Medallion, published by Lucky Spool Media, will be available in November 2017. I... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at house on hill road
Ooh! That would be gorgeous. Let me know if you find some!
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Yes! And I love that I stumbled upon this combo. I'm excited to make all the things now!
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No, it hasn't. It got pushed aside when I took on my book project. Now that I have wrapped that up, patterns are towards the top of the to-do list!
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Spring always makes me crave color, too!
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Wouldn't that be awesome?!?
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I have a major crush on a color combination. I cannot get it out of my mind and find myself thinking of all the quilts I could make with fabrics in these hues. Are you ready? Orange, caramel, lilac, berry-red,... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at house on hill road
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Ha! I am on a self-imposed fabric buying hiatus, too. Yarn on the other hand...
Toggle Commented May 17, 2017 on Let's talk socks at house on hill road
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Thank you, Julie!
Toggle Commented May 17, 2017 on Hello again. at house on hill road
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I've been dabbling in needleturn appliqué for portability. I love your hand sewing projects!
Toggle Commented May 17, 2017 on Let's talk socks at house on hill road
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Thanks for all the great pattern recs, Tien! I have made Hermione’s Everyday Socks - those were my first pair using magic loop. That’s a great pattern. I will check the rest out and the yarns! Of course, I’ll look at those, too! Erin
Toggle Commented May 17, 2017 on Let's talk socks at house on hill road
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