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Monthly Archives: December 2012

We finished two of those Hospital quilts… and the top to the third.  I’d like to thank Donna, Joan, Dianna, Barbara, Dr. Baker and Wendy for all your support and help with this!  I really could not have done this without you!  Last Friday, the hospital celebrated Christmas and their 60th anniversary.  They decorated the […]

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I had a slight panic today… the power went out.  Thankfully, they’re back on now and I’ve had a full morning here in the studio… just me and my elves.  I’m certain that at least two will be finished by tomorrow.  If I’m lucky we might finish the third.  I’m not taking bets tho.

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Things are moving along in this workshop of mine… oh, how I feel like an elf right now.  Outside its a sunny and gusty day, yet in here things are calm.  The three quilts are in various stages of completion… thanks to the help of two angels who showed up on my doorstep last night! […]

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I don’t think anybody will ever know the stupid blind faith that is required to make a large quilt like this.  Hours spent dyeing fabric in a multitude of colors… piecing and sewing… and now the quilting,  is done so only because I hope that someday something worthwhile may come of it.  There is no […]

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Star Sashing Tutorial from Robin Ferrier on Vimeo. One of the features I’m including in these hospital quilts is an added detail in the sashing.  A star.  It makes for a little more visual interest and it helps tie the whole quilt together… something that’s needed when you are trying to combine twenty different blocks […]

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