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About divadiversion

Creative procrastinator. Cock eyed optimist. Quilt topper, project starter. Quilt Coach. Scrapbooker, card maker. Modern vintage. Wino. Ahhhh the fabric. Paper paper paper. Let's go somewhere. Homebody. Conflicted? Cook.

Fabric Collection Quilt

Although I can not find the pattern for this quilt, I can tell you it was in a magazine approximately 15 years ago.  The pattern is simple enough and what pulled me in was the potential to show off collections.  … Continue reading

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In Honor of Earth Day

A few years ago Fauquier County Quilters had a Q^ Retreat (Quilt Up – elevating the ordinary).  The creative team made several projects and gathered ideas about how to reuse fabrics.  There were also challenges with prizes and the retreat … Continue reading

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Classwork and project completed

Last summer I took a class with my guild from a very talented woman, Christine Van Buskirk.  She had done a program for Hospitality, (a part of the Richmond Quilt Guild) and the class looked like something that I could … Continue reading

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Dresden Wonky Neighborhood at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

A few meetings ago at Guild I showed something I had made using neckties…I don’t even remember which piece it was.  Well, one of our program directors, showed a Dresden Wonky Neighborhood and asked for submissions for the show.  I … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of the Box

One of the groups I belong to is the Virginia Consortium of Quilters.  This group meets four times a year, each meeting at a different location throughout the state.  At each meeting there are minimally two classes to choose from.  … Continue reading

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Just in time – after several years

Beloved and I had a little travelling to do over the last few weeks.  Just a couple of overnight trips.  I like to bring hand work to do on these little jaunts. In my UFO stack I found this little … Continue reading

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So this is happening…

This is the second snow storm in January.  It’s ok though, as I don’t have to run the roads and I have plenty of wonderful fabrics to work with and projects to make progress on. And progress I have!  This … Continue reading

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