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I love paisleys! I am fascinated by the detail of the little flowers, leaves, dots etc. incorporated in the designs. So when I had the opportunity to write another book with Kansas City Star Quilts, I knew exactly what I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at Just a Stitch or Two
With all the excitement about the royal wedding and a fabric line named Tudor Lane we designed a new pattern to celebrate the two – Royal Romance. It could easily be customized to celebrate any wedding. Time Goes By is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2011 at Just a Stitch or Two
I feel like I'm just starting to catch my breath after market. I was home for about two days and had to drive down to Southern California to pick up my youngest from college. And then there were patterns to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at Just a Stitch or Two
We’ve been busy around here! There’s been book writing, quilt designing, sewing, sewing and some more sewing. But everything is coming together quickly. Projects for the book were sent off today. And ….. drumroll please! We have fabric! Sample yardage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2011 at Just a Stitch or Two
Congratulations! What a wonderful way to find out the exciting news!
Toggle Commented Dec 27, 2010 on My Heart is Full at Sister's Choice Quilts
As I was leaving home the other day I spotted a turkey – no really a live turkey walking across the street! So I turned the car around and raced them up the driveway and this is what I saw!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
We had a fantastic weekend at Quilting in the Garden. Alden Lane Nursery, with their gigantic oak trees, is such a beautiful location for a quilt show. The volunteers and nursery staff start hanging the quilts early in the morning.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
Join us on September 25 & 26 for Quilting in the Garden at Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore, Calif. Alden Lane Nursery is a full service garden center. Their centuries-old valley oak trees provide the perfect backdrop for beautiful quilts.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
A couple of weeks ago we were able to get away to Southern California for a beautiful wedding. And an added bonus of getting to spend some time with our daughter who’s attending school down south. At the end of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
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Mar 15, 2010
I like that you decided to go with the original blocks :-) but I love the fact that you weren't afraid to experiment and audition another option too! Hope your surgery is a piece of cake and that you get excellent results!
Quilters are wonderful. I’m sure you’ve heard that before, but it’s so true! The wonderful people at Fat Quarter Shop are holding an auction to help the people of Haiti. Lots of people are donating quilts which are being auctioned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
Your binding is now attached on all four sides with two “tails” of binding and approximately 14-16 inches of quilt that still needs binding. Reverse stitch a couple of stitches to secure the stitching and remove it from your machine.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
Now you have your binding made and you’re ready to attach it to your quilt. Start attaching it in the middle of one side. Leave a 10-12 inch “tail” of binding before you start stitching with the raw edges of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
I saw this on another blog and thought of you -- I think you need it!
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2010 on Favorite... at Simplify
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Often times quilt patterns end with “quilt and bind as desired.” I don’t quilt my own quilts (I send them to a long arm quilter) so I can’t show you how to do that, but I can show you how... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2010 at Just a Stitch or Two
I just received this from a friend and wanted to share it with you. It sure is appropriate for me!!! I hope you all have a wonderful time with your family and friends. Twas the night before Christmas, I'm glued... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2009 at Just a Stitch or Two
Only a few days left until the drawing for the “Forget Me Knot” quilt. You don’t won’t to miss out on your chance to win. And look at this beautiful pillow that has been added! The block was made by... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2009 at Just a Stitch or Two
Sorry it's been so long! The pre-market frenzy got the best of me! We returned yesterday right in the middle of the big storm. It took forever to get home from the airport because of flooding, accidents, and tree branches... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2009 at Just a Stitch or Two
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Jul 11, 2009
Congratulations Bari! I can't wait to see your fabric at market!
Toggle Commented May 9, 2009 on Pinch me! at Bari J.
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Jackie, I'm so sorry for your loss. What a tough time for all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2009 on Sometimes... at Wren's Nest
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