Category Archives: hand-piecing

Why hand-piecing is awesome

It has been awhile since I’ve discussed hand-piecing so I thought it was time to trot out my reasons for loving it (insert angelic music here). I have heard many reasons why hand-piecing is not a desirable sport – it … Continue reading

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Episode 32 – Happy New Year!

What are your goals for 2011?  Here are a handful of mine: Complete the hand-pieced quilt that I designed (top is done!  woot!) Complete charity quilt that I designed (and give away a kit to a listener so they can … Continue reading

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I’m a slow poke quilter!

I joined up with the Slow Poke Quilters over on Momma Made This.  I am pretty slow, after all!  Ha ha!  Check out the new button in the sidebar.

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Episode 27 – the Virginia Quilt Museum

On vacation I had the thrill of getting to spend a little time at the Virginia Quilt Museum in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It was *fabulous*!  I saw some amazing examples of historic quilts. You can check out the book I bought … Continue reading

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Episode 19 – Block Tool

In this episode, I talked about: The Modern Quilt Guild.  I’ve seen it mentioned on Sew Mama Sew several times and meant to bring it up.  Alert listener Carlyn reminded me about it.  Are there any Modern Quilt Guild members listening?  … Continue reading

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Episode #10 – return to frugal quilting

Episode 10 – Frugal Piecing, continued There is a new addition to my wishlist:  a tile quilt!  See an example at Barbara Brackman’s website.  If you don’t follow Barbara’s blog and you are in to historical quilting facts…get with it … Continue reading

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Episode #8 – frugal quilting continued

Click here for episode #8 – frugal quilting part 2 HOT NEWS!!!  The Clues in the Calico is available as an ebook for $19.99.  This long sought-after book was out of print.  Thanks to the miracles of science we can all … Continue reading

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Episode #3 – The Queen of hand piecing

Episode #3 – The Queen of Hand Piecing First: a big Pioneer Quilter thanks to two of my heroes – Annie Smith of Quilting Stash and Jennifer Ruvalkaba of Patchwork and Pacifiers.  Annie was the first person to leave a … Continue reading

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Episode #1

Pioneer Quilter – episode 1: intro Hello all you pioneer quilters out there!  This marks the beginning of my jump into podcasting.  I’m really excited to bring a spotlight to my favorite aspect of quilting: handwork!  In this episode I … Continue reading

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