Category Archives: simple

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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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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Yo-yos a Go Go!

Several years ago (more than 10), while my mom was working, she indicated that she was bored when she came home and needed something to do with her hands so she would not snack.  Mama Lou is a petite woman, … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

  Oh those first efforts. The very first effort was a biscuit quilt.  You know, the kind where you stuff each little pillow like biscuit and sew them together.  Well, the first one must have weighed 80 lbs.  The recipient … Continue reading

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Denimania

Denim has intrigued me for a long time.  I’ve collected jeans for many years with the thought that “someday I will make something with these”.  On a trip to the big Houston Quilt Festival several years ago, I took a … Continue reading

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Prototype

Some of my most creative thinking is done while on long rides with my husband.  If I know we are going to be in the car for more than two hours I usually bring a notepad, and maybe some handwork. … Continue reading

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Swap Exchanges – The initial Exchange

Over the last few months I’ve gotten involved with a group on Facebook that does fabric swaps, The Quilt Square Fabric Swap.  It has been a lot of fun and the administrators tow the line about keeping things nice and … Continue reading

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