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A reader contacted me the other day and I liked her question so much that I thought it would be good blog fodder: I just finished a solid color quilt using various widths of fabric cut into stripes and quilted it in straight lines. The spaces between the quilting has little puckers and I’ve noticed […]

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I took a little time out of my morning to sit outside… just sitting and enjoying the warm spring sun.  I changed my banner!  Soon, very soon spring will be here!

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First of all I’d like to thank all of you for commenting on my last post.  You were all so supportive and kind… I really do appreciate your heartfelt words and thoughtfulness.  I feel so much better now… I’ve got the best readers… Thank you. I’ve been dyeing fabric lately.  Being outdoors has been a […]

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I’ve been wrestling my demons lately.  We all have them.  Some of us have big ones like should I live or die, should I take another drink, should I have that affair I’ve been thinking about… but thankfully, mine aren’t as dramatic or dark.  My demon has to do with giving up this whole fiber-art […]

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I decided not to quilt this on my “short-arm” or home sewing machine.  It’s so big not only would it take me a great deal of time, but I’d also wrench my body while doing it.  Who said quilting was for wimps?  I do love those rows of echo-stitches I’ve been able to make with […]

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At my house today was a gathering of artists, collected here to discuss the topic of light.  Our instructor, Dick Nelson, came prepared with lessons, slides and videos for us to follow.  I’ve seen some of this stuff before in various classes I’ve taken from Dick, but always, there are things he covered I didn’t […]

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Oh March, how is it that you are suddenly here?  I’ve got so much to do don’t ya know… could someone slow down that clock please?  Just for a bit?  March is the month of Art Maui’s submission deadline, Spring break for the kids, a couple of eagerly anticipated visits from friends and family and of […]

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