Tag Archives: quilt

Finally, a quilt for the cabin: Garden Party by Blackbird Designs

I finished this quilt just in time to give it a good test drive during a short camping trip to Jasper National Park last week! It’s so much fun having a quilt to photograph when you’re camping! This particular project … Continue reading

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A Disappearing 9-patch Quilt for my Aunt Margy (or Cuzco in the springtime)

I wanted to make a quilt for my aunt, who has always been a very special person in my life. But time passes and things don’t get done and you know how it goes. (sigh) So one day last spring … Continue reading

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Perfection! …and some poses that start with the letter P

This morning I decided to finally sew the borders onto a quilt top that I made a few years ago. (Yes, yes, I’m a very s.l.o.w. sewer. You knew that, right?) Anyway, as I was ironing the top, I got … 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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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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Ring Toss: a quilt for Beckham

Last month a young family that I know lost their home to fire. Beckham and his big sister lost everything they own. So I got busy making quilts. This one is for Beckham, who is an energetic toddler. I used … Continue reading

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Overdoing it

The creative quilting bug hit hard on Monday and didn’t let go until yesterday afternoon. I worked almost non-stop on an idea for a lap quilt, and as a result I have completely wrecked myself! I don’t believe it! Both … Continue reading

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Little Sister: A Quilt Finish!

You’ve seen glimpses of this quilt over the last couple of years as I worked on the hand quilting. The pattern is called “Chinese Coins” or “Stacked Coins”, whichever you prefer. I made it for my sister, Heidi, and named … Continue reading

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Binding

Last night I borrowed Fawn’s sewing machine and sewed the binding onto the quilt I’ve been making for my sister. I have to do the hand quilting on the border, but it will be easier now that the edges have … Continue reading

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Sewing a Hexagon Quilt

There hasn’t been much in the way of quilty stuff on my blog lately. Probably because I’m living out at the lake right now, and no electricity equals no sewing machine. But I wouldn’t let that stop me, eh?   … Continue reading

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Little Boy Prints Needed ASAP

I am using my 15-minute coffee break to dash off this quick little blog post, which is actually a request to any of you who quilt.  I spoke to the social worker that took the pink Valentine quilt last month. … Continue reading

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