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Today is: ONE WORD (almost) WEDNESDAY!!!………………

TEXTURE……………..         “Tessellation” piecings are always a fun visual. (a pattern that contains 1 figure shape that fits together without gaps  between the shapes=tessellation) For a free pattern of this piecing, go to Jeni Baker’s blog “In … Continue reading

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Some inquiries (hopefully) answered……….

My last post had a group of quilt tops that featured a zig-zag/somewhat bargello pattern and used 2.5” wide precut rolls of fabric. I didn’t participate in the workshop but have done a similar pattern using a very easy/quick technique … Continue reading

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The Answer……………….

Maybe some of you didn’t even know the question, so, to bring you “up to speed”………..first the photos……… What is the name of this little item and what is its use??? Ready???? It’s a “Thimble Pip” and the use, well, … Continue reading

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“Feathered Swirl”…………

A step by step. Step #1…….Make the swirl/spiral…….      Begin at the yellow arrow, swirl in then back out to green arrow. Step #2…….begin first plume…………..      Step #3   Continue with the rest of the plumes, ending at the yellow arrow … Continue reading

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Just a quick answer……………..

To a question about the dimensional pinwheels.    They add so much to the textural interest of a design AND they’re so easy to do!!! Really!!!! So, rather than “reinvent the wheel” (so to speak), I will direct you to the … Continue reading

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Out-the-door……and a tutorial………

That’s where this little beauty went……..  Now, a couple of last pieces of info to finish up. Thread……The blue sky background was my fave Glide, in the color of the wings……..  I wasn’t exactly sure how this would work, but … Continue reading

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A Flower Garden tutorial……….

Yesterday’s post brought forth so many questions as to my process for stitching those hexies together. So, here we go with my attempt to explain the steps. First, I must re-state that the hexies were given to me and were … Continue reading

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A Christmas Stocking tutorial (repeat…there’s still time)..…….

A repeat of a little project I enjoyed making a while back. Maybe it’s something that will fill a little “need” in your preps???  I hope this makes some kind of sense for those who have asked how I did … Continue reading

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“Tutorial Thursday”……………..

In answer to inquiries as to how the 2 FMQ block designs were achieved in the “Forest and Loon” quilt I just completed (see here). Please, follow along as I give you the photo step-by-step process I followed. First design, … Continue reading

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February Feather Friday: The Hook Feather

Originally posted on Lisa H Calle's Blog:
Hi all, its that time again….. today’s feather is the hook feather!  Remember to practice …. doodle, doodle , doodle!! In hindsight, I am quite happy with how my feathers turned out.…

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A Christmas Stocking tutorial…….

I hope this makes some kind of sense for those who have asked how I did the unlined stockings. Step by step in photos don’t work quite as well as a video but here we go………………………………. First, (I used unbleached … Continue reading

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Funky Feathered Flowers…….

In answer to a question and request for a bit of a tutorial on the quilting motif I did on the quilt here, these are the “steps” I used. I will have to admit, I did NOT do much (read: … Continue reading

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A step by step walk-through……..

Of the stitching motif I am doing on the red/white quilt I posted here. If needed, you may click on the photo to enlarge for detail. First, the “cast of characters”. For these I raided the one room that seems … Continue reading

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A practical gift……..

In my growing up years, small gifts were given on Easter. Usually it was new gloves or an Easter bonnet. Oops, am I dating myself….much!?! This year I/we have our little g.grand, Payten. She is such a little doll! Partial??? … Continue reading

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