Category Archives: My projects

Well, I’ve finished a (mini) top…

So I managed to complete the top for my friend Noelle. What do you think? Hmm. I’m not the best photographer around. The fabric is Kate Spain’s Good Fortune. I got it in a layer cake. Isn’t purple awesome? I … Continue reading

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Our weekend project

So the podcast was pre-empted last week in favor of a household project. Our foyer was sadly lacking – the “chandelier” was too small, too dim, and quite frankly rather resembled a saggy err, female part. Unfortunately I didn’t take … Continue reading

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Episode 52 – GenerationQ

Have you seen the new magazine, GenerationQ? In this episode I talked some about the first issue. It isn’t yet available for subscription but you can probably find it in your LQS or book shop. Though now you should look … Continue reading

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Teacher quilt: done!

The teacher quilt was finished, with two whole days of wiggle room before the deadline! Can you believe it? I used the jelly roll race method to create it. The general idea is that you connect all of the strips … Continue reading

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Episode 49, oops, 48 – charity quilts: complete!

BIG NEWS! Are you ready? I finished the charity quilt challenge! Today this yummy-looking book arrived in the mail: Here is a Missouri Star Quilt Co. video that demonstrates the Jelly Roll Race that I mentioned: Thank you for listening! … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival

I have a thing for pinwheels. It started with an attempt to make a baby quilt featuring them for The Boy. I didn’t know how to make a pinwheel but I figured it couldn’t be hard. I drew a picture … Continue reading

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Episode 38 – a few months in review

Happy Halloween!! Here is the couch carcass in it’s current state: And The Husband showing off his handiwork in our Bonus Room: So what do you think about swapping out one of the charity quilts (replacing it with a quilt … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Fall 2011

This quilt was made as part of my 2011 charity challenge. I had a set of Kaffe Fassett fat quarters and some leftover jelly roll strips and this is what came out of it. I love the bright happy colors … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Judging

This week I attended quilt judging for my guild’s quilt show. It was an enlightening experience – you can learn so much listening to the comments that the judge makes. Unfortunately I did not get to see my own quilts … Continue reading

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Update on the reupholstering of the Couch Carcass

The couch continues to hang around in our computer room in a state of disarray.  I have the fabric almost completely removed.  You would not believe the number of staples holding your couch together.  It is kind of strange really … Continue reading

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