Category Archives: Miniature

Abundance Quilt-a-long

Lori from Humble Quilts posted the first installment for her little Abundance quilt this morning. I picked out my fabrics last night. Feeling good about really doing this, I decided to cut pieces. I usually can figure out a geometric … Continue reading

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Humble Quilts Quilt Along!

I have never done a quilt along. Never. Ever. But I have thought about it. And here is one that I plan to follow through on. This is hosted by Lori over at Humble Quilts. She regularly hosts small quilt … Continue reading

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This and That…

I have had this charm pack for at least a year and finally decided to do something with it. It is from Moda but I do not remember the line. I found a tutorial for making 9- patches out of … Continue reading

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Northeast Arts Council Show

Every year, the Northeast Arts Council hosts a small, traditional quilt show. They are based in Standish, Michigan and the show is held in their building which is an old brick church. It is a lovely place for a show. … Continue reading

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Post 99 and a brief intermission….

Getting closer! But I have also decided to take an impromptu overnight trip to the western side of the state with my youngest daughter… post number 100 will happen when I return. I may just find the perfect giveaway item(s) … Continue reading

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Okay, I finished the traditional mini tumbler made from repro prints. It was a beautiful day to sit out on my park bench and hand stitch the binding. Here is a picture before washing: And here is what it looks … Continue reading

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What is this?

I used to make only traditional quilts, my favorites being scrap quilts with reproduction or real vintage fabrics. I still love these but in the last few years have moved into more of an abstract arty style. Yesterday while surfing … Continue reading

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A new little something…….

I spent a little time playing tonight and came up with this: It measures about 6″ x 10″ and is actually straight. I took the pic with it hanging on my little wire clothesline in my sewing room so it … Continue reading

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 I recently entered 5 of my quilts into the Northeast Arts Council Show held in Standish, Michigan every January.  I have entered this show on and off for the last 7 or 8 years. It is not huge but it … Continue reading

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Which Machines to keep and which to release?

I am downsizing….sounds like something retired people do but I am no where near retirement! I do find it necessary to simplify my life and that includes getting rid of some things. Confession time: I do not even know how … Continue reading

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