Tag Archives: Cotton

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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A Snow Day Bonanza

School released early…AGAIN…because of an April snow storm. Happily it’s the first day after tax season, so it feels like a holiday on several levels to have my husband back in a “normal” capacity. The woodstove is blazing, the dog … Continue reading

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The Not-so-special Blanket We All Love

I make a lot of things. Some of it is fabulous; a lot of it is ordinary. I’m not one of those crafters who needs to be on the cutting edge of what’s new in terms of books, patterns, technology, … 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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Summer Bonnets

I’ve been making baby bonnets.  NOT for me, so don’t anyone go thinking this is some weird attempt to announce anything of that sort.  It all started when my sister had baby Brenna last spring.  And because last summer a woman … 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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