Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ben’s Toad Suck Daze Quilt

Conway, Arkansas has had a festival called Toad Suck Daze since 1983. For years I collected T-shirts as I loved the toad (don’t call them frogs) graphics. I finally quit collecting and wearing them, but couldn’t bring myself to just … Continue reading

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Trapunto Quilting

This was originally posted on August 29, 2007 at Suture for a Living. Trapunto is a whole cloth quilting technique which produces a raised surface on the quilt. Trapunto patterns consist of vines, leaves, grapes, cherries, etc. Photo credit–Karen McTavish … Continue reading

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Gloria’s Baby’s Quilt

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on August 19, 2007.   Here is a baby quilt I finished recently using scraps and “orphan” blocks/squares left over from other quilts. It is for one of the CRNA’s … Continue reading

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Eye Words Quilt Finished!

The quilt I featured a few weeks ago is finished!  I machine quilted it using a golden yellow thread in a Baptist fan quilting pattern.  The quilt is 50.5 in X 68 in. I have become a fan of word … Continue reading

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Blue Jeans Purse

I posted this over at Suture for a Living on February 26, 2010.   My neighbor knows I love pockets, so when her son outgrew his shorts I got them.  I deconstructed the shorts in part and moved the larger … Continue reading

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Amy’s Nine-Patch Quilt

I made this quilt for my friend Amy who at the time was a neighbor.  I forgot to put a label on the back of this one when I gave it to her, but I think it was made in … Continue reading

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Messenger Bags

This was first published at Suture for a Living, August 7, 2007.   I finished the messanger bag, 11″ by 12”. There are two zippered compartments and another with a magnetic closure. The strap is a heavy nylon. There is … Continue reading

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