Monthly Archives: January 2012

Laura’s Quilt

Have you ever seen a fabric and thought that it looked exactly like someone you know. That’s what happened to me when I saw this beautiful pre-cut batik collection. My darling niece, a talented artist, is a very creative young … Continue reading

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Don’t Toss Those Favorite T-Shirts, Mom!

I know our children have favorite t-shirts they have worn over their lives. Some are favorite sport teams, some are favorite cartoon or comic book characters, or some are just favorites, period. Both of my grown sons have a drawer … Continue reading

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The Journey Continues

I’ve been diligently working on the first block of my pattern. Actually, I took a little time out today to go to a lovely art festival in Boca Raton. The weather was delightful. Boca is such a beautiful town. Anyway, … Continue reading

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We’re on Our Way

After cutting the fat quarters into 61/2 and 31/2 inch sizes, it’s time to decide which fabrics to put together. I like to match dark prints with lighter ones. I like to think I have a knack for making pleasing … Continue reading

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Yes I’m making another “Yellow Brick Road” quilt. I thought it might be interesting for you to see my quilt making process. Usually, I find a pattern I really like then go to the quilt store for my fabric. There … Continue reading

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The “Yellow Brick Road” in Pink

One of my favorite patterns is the “Yellow Brick Road.” I’ve probably made six or more quilts using this pattern. It’s simple, easy to follow, and takes very little time. Also, all you need are twelve fat quarters, and material … Continue reading

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Using Your Scraps

Like all avid quilters I’m always looking for ways to use my scrap fabric. Let’s face it, if you shop at a quilt shop instead of a commercial chain, you’re spending big bucks on the fabric. So, why waste it? … Continue reading

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