Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mariner’s Compass Rose

This is my quilt for the ALQS6.  While trying to decide what to make for this one, I found the center motif tucked away inside Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia Of Pieced Quilt Patterns I was thumbing through for inspiration.  I found … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Skirt

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on December 4, 2009.   I made this Christmas Tree Skirt back in the mid 1990’s, but have used it only once. After I invited the dogs into my life, … Continue reading

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Chalkboard Daydreams

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on November 27, 2009.   Paul Levy, Running a Hospital, began a new segment on his blog to help raise money for good causes. Some friends of mine are involved … Continue reading

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Anti-Landmine Quilt

As I clean out my office I am finding photos of quilts and quilt blocks I thought I had failed to document.  Here is one from 2002 when I contributed a block to a project to ban landmines. My block … Continue reading

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Jacket with Rushed Roses

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on November 20, 2009.   Last week I showed you a coat I made for a wool sewing contest that didn’t win.  I did win (a different year) with this … Continue reading

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Pendleton Wool Blanket Coat

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on November 14, 2009.   In the early 1990s I was still sewing more clothes than quilts.  I entered a few wool garment sewing contests.  For one I decided I … Continue reading

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Fancy Nancy Baby Quilt

I’m not sure what the name of this pattern is called.  It began (for me) as this one called “puss-in-the-corner.”   Only I put a 4-patch where the center solid square should be.  The quilt is machine pieced and quilted.  It … Continue reading

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