Tag Archives: hand quilting

Pinwheels for a Baby

Dear Vi, We’ve all been very excited over the news that Mr. C’s cousin Frank is going to be a grandpa! Well, the baby was due on Valentine’s Day, but she decided to put in her appearance a few days … Continue reading

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Tyler’s Quilt: Indomitable Spirit

Warning – this post has lots of pictures! I have a quilt finish to show off today! This is the quilt I recently made for my second-youngest nephew, Tyler. A quilt is never finished until it has had its official … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Today is one of those honest, old-fashioned lazy days. The kind we always wish we could have. The kind we imagine we used to have, back in the good old days, whenever those were. Of course, we can’t actually remember … Continue reading

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The Friendship Garden Quilt

Warning: this post is photo intensive! Let me introduce you to The Friendship Garden Quilt! It comes by its name honestly, because it started out life as a bee block! I am part of a Flickr group quilting bee with … Continue reading

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Bloggers Quilt Festival: Hand Quilted Category

My second entry into the Blogger’s Quilt Festival is the quilt I call “Little Sister”, in the Hand Quilted category. This category was originally eliminated from the festival because of lack of interest in past festivals. It seems that hand-quilters … Continue reading

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Vintage Dresden Plate Quilt

This Dresden Plate quilt was given to us by Kelly’s grandmother, Louise Collins when we were newly married, many years ago. Louise was born in 1895. If she were still living, she would be 119 years old! It was given … Continue reading

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