Category Archives: Traditional

Some great finds!

Hello all! I hope you are all checking out and enjoying all the lovely quilts posted for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival (scroll down to the last post for more info). I have found such lovely blogs in the last few … Continue reading

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ISMACS Block Swap Quilt

ISMACS stands for the International Sewing Machine Collectors Society. I joined thisgroup  too long ago to remember and have learned so much from them. They have a daily e-mail digest that is free so if you love old sewing machines, … 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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Feathered Star

My one and only feathered star! I made this one years ago. I know it was a long time because not only is it hand quilted, I used poly batting! I have used that in more than ten years! These … Continue reading

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Grrrrr…….I spent a few hours tonight machine quilting a small quilt. I thought I was done and turn it over to find that eleven rows of stitching had terrible tension issues. I ripped the stitches out and redid that part. … Continue reading

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I am the new owner of several wonderful family heirlooms. We are helping my mother and father in law to clean out their house in preparation for sale. It is a bittersweet time. So many memories, such amazingly wonderful people. … Continue reading

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A few oldies….

Since I am still in my traditional quilting kick, I thought I would show you a couple golden oldie quilts. The first one was made with friendship blocks swapped way back in the hey day of the AOL Quilting Forum! … Continue reading

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Dear Jane….I am sorry but…..

I just don’t think I can follow your rules. I know you worked hard on all those 4 1/2″ blocks and I tried to follow the book, really I did. But it just isn’t going to happen. Love and admiration, … Continue reading

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What I worked on this weekend….

I actually got some sewing in. Yayyyyy me!  First I finished this baby quilt: These are hand dyed fabrics. They are actually a bit brighter than this pic shows. I wanted to make an interlocking design and this was the … Continue reading

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Ribbons :)

Hi all, I really am trying to get back into blogging. I enjoy it and it keeps me accountable, if only to myself, for what I am accomplishing artwise. Last weekend was the annual North East Arts Council Quilt Show … Continue reading

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