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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Originally, I thought I was going to use a pieced green row to go under the houses, but when I saw it there the whole piece look unbalanced.  The greens were dominating and bright.  My solution was to find another color for the bottom so I assembled a cluster of rich browns and rusty oranges. […]

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It’s been almost three months since I’ve worked on the baby quilt “Cluster of Stars”… the baby is here and has been for a few weeks now.  That’s what happens when I think I can accomplish something over the summer.  I’m sure you’ve been there, whether you have children at home or not; blink and […]

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altered #3 I’m able to get to those projects that simply stared at me while I was out and about this summer having fun.  This is fun too!  Again, this little gem is part of an ongoing series… I’m repurposing a much larger quilt I made long ago.  An experiment of sorts.  When finished, they […]

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I’m giving my mind a break today with monotonous meandering… … meanwhile my fabric patiently sits, silently begging for inspiration to possess me.

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Now with the kids back in school, I’m getting to those things I’ve been putting off.  One of which is my daughter’s Christmas, no make that birthday… well now it’s a “belated” birthday present!  So pleased am I to have this finished!  When Shelby got home yesterday and went into her room, I just had […]

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I received yet another set of pictures from the building team in Bali.  These days each time I receive an email like this I have dual emotions; excitement and elation for the anticipation of having this home turn into a reality,  and a gripping fear, like a knot in the pit of my stomach, for […]

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I have a new love in my life… orchids.  Living in Hawaii most of my life, it was bound to happen, these fragrant beauties are everywhere.  This is a mecca for orchid enthusiasts who gather in orchid societies, give talks at local garden stores, and proudly display their wonders in shows and exhibitions.  Recently a […]

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