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Rapunzel Quilt

There is a new category on the menu: Projects! I am adding portfolios of my bigger projects under the heading "All Projects" so that all progress and photos related to them is easy to find. The first project I've added is the Rapunzel Quilt, started in 2009 and still a work in progress. To see… Continue reading Rapunzel Quilt


Oriental Poppy Quilt (5 years in the making)

Behold! I started this monstrosity back in 2009, after my first trip to Poland. I'd spotted the poppy fabric in Old Town Needlecrafts a while before. I designed the whole quilt on graph paper, using red, blue, yellow, and black to coordinate with the red field poppies on my dream fabric. Then, design in hand,… Continue reading Oriental Poppy Quilt (5 years in the making)

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Embroidered Baby Quilt Update

(Click to enlarge) My original plan was to embroider something in every 2x2" blue square and 2x4" blue rectangle. Viewed from a distance, the little pictures don't compete with the basic color scheme of the quilt at all. In fact, they kinda blend in with the busyness of the quilt itself (which is a lot busier… Continue reading Embroidered Baby Quilt Update

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We spent our honeymoon in California-- the first three days in San Francisco, and the last week in Mariposa, a little town near (if 45 minutes of driving really counts as near) Yosemite National Park. We stayed at a great bed & breakfast run by a lovely couple. It was kinda hard to find, though… Continue reading Mariposa

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Stuck on the Farm

So two nights ago I couldn't sleep at all. So I got up and put a row of corn behind the barn. Then yesterday I figured, why not add a pond too? And that's all the sewing I got done for three days 😦 I can't decide which animals to put in the picture, or where. I… Continue reading Stuck on the Farm


Liam’s Quilt

I made this quilt back in November for my friend's baby. I was completely sure it would be done by the time he was born, but . . . he came early! So then of course there was no rush at all, plenty of time for it to chillax in the closet with the other… Continue reading Liam’s Quilt