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It’s a Two fer!

Last winter I made two quilt tops from a pattern called Trip for “2” To Boston, put out by Prairie Pieces.  The pattern makes both quilts at the same time and contains two copies so each quilter can make it … Continue reading

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The Joy of Holiday Giving

Don’t you love it when a plan works out.  I do.  Beloved and I have two nieces that are now attending college.  Natalie is and always has been interested in horses and Anna is incredibly talented in the water.  It … Continue reading

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The Challenge and the Commission

One of the people who make me an adventurous quilter is my sister Terry.  She will take on anything and everything.  Seldom does she think “I can’t do that”. Terry had a box from a woman who wanted a quilt.  … Continue reading

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Richmond Quilters Guild Quilt Show

This is the first time I’ve entered a quilt in a show to be judged.  Over the years I have had the chance to view dozens of shows, from an International show in Houston, to local shows in Northern Virginia … Continue reading

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Necessity is the mother of invention

I’ve been unpacking.  And unpacking, and unpacking some more.  Everything old is new again.  Being so open, my new sewing studio was an easy spot to just drop and stack boxes…and that we did. That being said, my sewing room isn’t … Continue reading

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Measure twice, cut once…

Use it or lose it.  So many skills come under that characterization.  Just like a muscle, lack of use causes atrophy.  As with the loss of muscle you loss body memory, with talent it is that instinct that makes it all come together … Continue reading

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