Category Archives: Traditional quilts

It’s been awhile!

Hello everyone! After a long silence, I’m finally back! This blog mostly functions as my sewing diary but I haven’t sewed for almost 3 months. This was due to a shoulder injury, followed by shoulder surgery, and followed by a … Continue reading

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Puzzle Quilt

My collection of Paula Nadelstern fabric has grown over the years so I’m excited to finally start using it. I’m taking a class at The Quilted Fox on the Puzzle Quilt. Today I completed the first 2 blocks.

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A Nautical Quilt

I just finished this very nautical quilt for a new baby. The parents requested a nautical theme with navy, yellow and aqua. Collecting nautical theme fabrics in the Midwest was a little tricky but I finally found enough. The quilt … Continue reading

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Piece Mill Quilter Fall Retreat

Last week, I attended another great Piece Mill Quilters retreat. As always, it was 4 days of friends, fun, and focused sewing time. Here are some snapshots of the week. I worked on a number of projects including the 2013 … Continue reading

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Recently Completed

After a very hectic spring and summer, life is finally (fingers crossed) becoming a bit less hectic–at least for a short while. Consequently, I’ve managed to finish up a few lingering projects. I finished the queen size Asian Scraps quilt … Continue reading

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Lemoyne Stars!

          I recently wrapped up another year-long class on hand piecing the Lemoyne Star block. I’m always thrilled to see how the students take the blocks and make them their own. I love seeing all the … Continue reading

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John’s Quilt

My daughter, Beth, has been home for almost 2 weeks. It’s been fabulous having her here! We’ve had a pretty hectic schedule seeing relatives, doing some hanging out, shopping, sight-seeing, etc. We’ve also squeezed in some sewing. She shipped some … Continue reading

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It’s all about finishing!

Since my last post, I’ve been very focused on finishing some projects that have been lingering on the to do list for far too long. First, I finished the pieces that I started in the Deborah Boschert workshop. The small … Continue reading

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Donation Quilts

              Recently, I realized that I was behind on my charity quilts for the year. I’ve worked on Quilts of Valor and quilted a quilt for Cover Our Kids for Bits ‘n’ Pieces guild … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor

          Once a month, I meet with a small group of women to sew charity quilts with the goal of creating useful quilts out of scraps and stash fabrics. This month one of our members had … Continue reading

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