Monthly Archives: February 2013

Postcards to Share

First let me say that this is post 987.  Only 13 to go to get to post 1000 and my miniature quilt giveaway!  It’s not too late to get in on it.  Just mail me a postcard or letter that … Continue reading

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Controversy — Warning The F Word is used in this post

I came home yesterday afternoon from QuiltCon 2013, the first quilt show put on by The Modern Quilt Guild.  It was held in Austin, Texas and I’m hoping it continues to be held there.  I loved Austin! Last night some … Continue reading

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Layout Decision on Hex project Number one

I finally decided on a layout for the yellow and grey hexagon English Paper Piecing miniature quilt project!  It all started because I pulled hexs willy-nilly from a bag without looking at them or planning placement at all.  I think … Continue reading

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984 — More Hex Heart Play

I’ve been totally obsessed with basting the English Paper Pieces.  I finished all of the fabrics that could possibly be in the yellow and grey heart hex mini last night.  There are so many options!  It’s so much fun just … Continue reading

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Another Hexagon Project

It may seem nonsensical to work on multiple hex projects at one time.  It does to me. All of the fabrics came from the same fabric line, but I’m having trouble (mentally) putting them all together.  So, I’m actually thinking … Continue reading

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My most recent Project

I’ll be headed to QuiltCon next week, the first quilt show for The Modern Quilt Guild!  I like modern quilts.  I like all quilts.   I don’t think I’ve ever made a modern quilt, although I have one on the back burner for … Continue reading

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Post 981 — A Contest to help Save My Post Office

I want to save my post office.  I live in a rural area.  My post office is about 7 miles from my house and it’s the closest post office to my house.  I can get my mail delivered to the … Continue reading

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Mailing out to Postcrossing Folks

After writing my last post asking you to help me save my post office, I realized that I needed to do more myself.  I had been active in postcrossing until a few months ago when I started my jewelry business.  … Continue reading

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Great Idea I Stole — Help Save My Post Office!

Thanks to the Letter Writers Alliance for pointing me to this wonderful post by Jane Davies, artist and owner of the Post Office in Rupert, VT.  (Can you imagine owning a charming post office?  I couldn’t until I saw the … Continue reading

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Completed Miniature Quilt

I finished the mini I showed you a couple of days ago.  I had forgotten how much I hate putting a single layer binding on a quilt of any size until I was working on this one.  I normally put … Continue reading

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