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Custer Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild Show

I went to South Dakota to see our DD a few weeks ago and, while she was working, I took myself to the Custer Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild show. Talking to a few of the members, I found out the guild has about 40 members and those members put on quite a show.

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2015 New Quilt Bloggers Hop

Gulp. Last week and my turn for the 2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop. I hope you’re enjoying all the posts. It’s a great group of quilters and everyone, especially our hosts/mentors, has been generous with advice and tips. I’m in the Quantum Quilters hive hosted by Yvonne at Quilting Jetgirl. If this is your…

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Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

Last weekend DH and I made a last minute trip to Oregon for the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. We certainly didn’t over think this trip – we made a hotel reservation the Monday before show and set off with vague plans. The only concrete item on the itinerary was to see the show on Saturday.…

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Trying New Things

Full disclosure here – I’m a sucker for learning and recently I committed to the 2015 New Quilt Bloggers group hosted by Yvonne at Quilitng Jetgirl (I’m in her Quantum Quilters hive. Woot!), Cheryl at Meadow Mist Design, Stephanie at Late Night Quilter, and Terri Ann at Childlike Fascination. Wow, our hosts and the entire group is…

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Firs in the Fog

I finally completed “Firs in the Fog”, my culminating project for a design class I took in 2012-13. The class covered design principles like scale, proportion, value, and balance. It really was an art class for quilters and for the final project we were to pull all the lessons together in a single work.

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Tempo Rubato

I think by now you may have noticed that I took a couple of improv classes from Sherri Lynn Wood at QuiltCon 2013. Those classes and QuiltCon really pushed my quilting boundaries and I have been experimenting more and more with improvisation. So, when Sherri Lynn put out a call for testers for her new book, The…

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Robot Love

The Seattle Modern Quilt Guild Challenge committee came up with a Valentine Postcard swap. I regretted not swapping at the Holiday Party and I wasn’t missing out on this one.