Category Archives: Quilts

A Couple Scrap Quilts

I recently finished up the binding on a couple quilts almost entirely scrappy in nature. The first is a log cabin using widths of cut up jeans and khakis – all worn at one time to my family.  The red in … Continue reading

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The State of Affairs

This winter has been frustrating. Frustrating because it’s so cold (-20 today) and the warmth of the woodstove beckons me like a lotus-flower of the ancient Greeks. I have not been to Yoga or Pilates in weeks; I have, however, … Continue reading

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Impusive Ambrosia

This was the last quilt I made in 2012 as I relaxed after Christmas by listening to Adriana’s Trigiani’s The Shoemaker’s Wife on audio book as I finished the binding. I named this quilt “Impulsive Ambrosia” because the purchase of … Continue reading

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What I Love: Quilts

My new Friday ritual: I have a goal to photograph 101 things I love. I don’t know if it’s the artistry, the coziness, texture of the cotton or the quilting, or the marvelous textile designs that I love most. I … Continue reading

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Landing Strips

Tomorrow I am going to give each of my three kids the quilts I made them over the course of the year. I happy to show you my son’s quilt that I just finished binding last night: it’s called Landing … Continue reading

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A Quilt for the Youngest

I’m in the process of making each of my three kids a quilt.  In fact, I just finished all the blocks for the Middle child, and now need to sort how those squares fit together so I can get it to the quilter … Continue reading

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My First Quilt

Heading into the archives today… This is my first “official” quilt.  Technically the first one was a 9-square patchwork concoction of blue flannels, oxford cloth, and a few cowboy prints thrown in (alert: cowboy prints will be part of an upcoming … Continue reading

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