Archive for March 26, 2012

Friends Forever with a Design or Two

Every day in the studio is so much fun! I have a great window that faces east, so the morning sun greets me each day. I have bird feeders hanging at the window with a huge variety of finches (and other birds) that visit each day.
I also have Mia and Ellie join me just to make sure that I am on task.

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Ellie is also close but she prefers to sleep at the front door so she can watch for guests.

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Cardewyn is my phantom cat. She hides and only hangs out at night with me.

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What a way to spend my time. Here are a couple of designs I was playing with as I tried to think about what I would quilt on a T-shirt quilt I have been working on for a client.

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This quilt has been a challenge! I hope to have photos of it soon. Enjoy your day and count your blessings. Remember, Quilt is such an important word, it should be capitalized just like a name.

Quilting, Quilting!

What a week it has been. Documenting and labeling my quilts is taking longer than anticipated. I thought I had photographed all my quilts when I find more to photograph.

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This is a piece I made several years ago but never quilted it. I decided to quilt it last October, but never put a binding on it. I guess it was time.

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One more OMOS (one more on the stack) is completed. Of course, I also decided to finish piecing a top that I had started in February.

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This top has some interesting fabric. I want to quilt it right away however, I have some other projects (client quilts) to do.
Speaking of client quilts, here is a darling quilt I just completed.
It was very fun to quilt it. She did a great job on the embroidery. I like it so much that I may just make one for myself. With spring here, my garden is also calling. Whatever will I do to fill my time? Not a problem.

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Big and Beautiful

I have been so busy quilting this one that I have not written on my blog for a couple of weeks.

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This piece did not fit on my frame so I had to do some special adjustments in order to quilt it.

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I quilted and quilted and quilted some more. I guess I am very attached to this one since we spent so much time together.

I have always said that my life is quilted into each quilt, even those of my client’s quilts. When you spend so much time working on something, there is a connection.

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I just loved quilting this quilt. I would like the next one to be a bit smaller though.

Well, I hope I can write more frequently now. I just got so involved that I did not even think of writing to you. Look for more to come. I love your support and thank you all.