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Sometimes when I finish a project I’m so tired of looking at it I no longer want to have anything to do with it.  It’s kind of like eating your favorite dessert over and over again… by the fourth night of eating a fabulous slice of apple pie warmly drizzled over vanilla ice cream, you […]

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Elements #39 “Sheltered Sun” 25″ x 38″ Alright, it’s finally finished!  This week is a busy one, but I did eek out some time today to finish the binding, attach the sleeve, prepare the dowel and sign my name.  I snapped a picture of today’s adventure… a field-trip with my son’s class… to show you […]

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Oh February… such a brief yet full month!  I’m thrilled because its during this month that the strawberries (grown locally) are beginning to look juicy and plump, the days linger just a wee bit longer, and the color RED seems to be popping up all over. I’m nearly finished with that little quilt that should […]

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I’m more than half-way finished with my latest.  I had been calling it “Filtered Sun” and my thoughts about it are here, (and more work on it here), but last night I had the words “Sheltered Sun” flash through my mind which to me sounds better.  I’m not making a final decision until I see […]

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… and so the slow journey of quilting is started.  Thus far I’ve got no tricks up my sleeve other than a simple back-and-forth in coordinating threads.  I’d like this quilt to say a little more than “I’m a filtered sun,” but part of the beauty of this one is the simplicity of it.  The […]

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Okay, I realize it’s only the end of January and the rainy season has several months to go, but it’s been an odd winter here on Maui… we haven’t had much rain.  It’s been chilly,  and the clouds are out, but still, no rain.  Add to this weird weather pattern a noticeable lack of trade-winds […]

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