Category Archives: art quilt

I’m back and writing — slowly

I’ve been really busy the last couple of months.  I’ve been on the road a lot.  First, I went to Austin for the first QuiltCon show (modern quilts!).  Then I went to Dallas for Quilt Celebration and a quilt retreat.  Next, I … Continue reading

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More Postcards

This is post #988.  So far, I haven’t made any changes to the mini that will be won in a drawing during post #1000.  It’s not too late to enter.  Sometimes, I post daily, but most recently it’s been every … 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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A Little Sewing

I started working on this little miniature quilt a couple of months ago.  I haven’t been sewing often lately, basically only when I’m at a “sit and sew” with friends or a rare quilt retreat, so it’s taken me a … Continue reading

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Lost Quilt Come Home

My last post was about quilts being stolen from Karen Combs, a nationally known quilt teacher who was in Texas at the time of the theft.  I hate that her amazing quilts were stolen.  I hate that they were stolen in … Continue reading

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Have YOU Seen These Quilts?

QUILTS STOLEN March 18, 2012 in On the Road, Optical Illusions, Quilt related blogs, quilts ***This story is about Karen Combs and her quilts being stolen.  They are not my quilts.  I am sharing this in an effort to recover … Continue reading

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New Post Cards, a Book, a Heart Rock and a new Project

I found another heart rock in my walk way yesterday on my way to the car to go to Dallas to sew with my mini group friends.  I picked it up, scraped off the mud (we’ve had a little rain lately) … Continue reading

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