Monthly Archives: December 2008

Inspiration Tuesday: Flowers

I had white tulips at my wedding and I always love seeing hem in the shops.

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Quilting for Christmas

Quilting for Christmas doesn’t mean things that I made for Christmas, though it may mean that sometime in the future. It means gifts that I received for Christmas. Julie sent me this great journal. It is a small square journal … Continue reading

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Empty Design Wall

My design wall is empty because I have finished piecing the Eye Spy (hexagon quilt)! Hooray! I worried about not posting any progress or anything here during the past few days, but I wanted to soldier through the piecing. I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!!

Have a great day no matter what you do!

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Gift Bags From Afar for the Luckiest Girl

I got a surprise on Thursday! Kristen and Mrs. Kristen sent me a dotted package filled with fabrics and gift bags. I was so thrilled and it was just the pick-me-up I needed.I saw this sunflower fabric on Kristen’s blog … Continue reading

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Hexagon Edges

I am also still working on the hexagons. I am in a spot where there is a lot of sewing triangles to hexagons and then pressing. It is the part where it looks like not much progress is being made. … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Nine-patch Quilt

Nine-patch QuiltOriginally uploaded by knitknat KnitKnat has put together a wonderful quilt in this ninepatch that doesn’t look like a ninepatch. S/he does not call it Candy Cane. In honor of the Season and because it reminds me of the … Continue reading

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The Snowballs are Flowering

I am still working on the Flowering Snowballs (Cross Blocks). As you can see, I have taken the Child’s advice and added in some visual resting places for the last 10 blocks. As I have mentioned on numerous occasions, these … Continue reading

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New Star Block from Flickr

New Star BlockOriginally uploaded by kirbyloulou I saw this block about 2 weeks ago and have not been able to get it out of my mind. With the many, many blocks in the DS pool, I wasn’t able to find … Continue reading

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Polka Dotted Happiness

Mary-Jeanine kindly allowed me to post her quilt, Polka Dotted Happiness, here at Artquiltmaker. Isn’t that the perfect description of polka dots? I will use this as an incentive to get back to the Pineapple. Mary-Jeanine is the person that … Continue reading

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OT: Comics

Birthdays at our house are, hopefully, followed by thank you notes. The Child has an end of November birthday, which means that thank you notes need to get taken care of in a timely manner or else Christmas gifts start … Continue reading

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Remember to Look Up

After Thanksgiving, I took my cousin, who was visiting from Arizona, and a bunch of other kids downtown to look at the recently Christmas lights. In a recently renovated mall, I followed the strings of lights with my eyes up … Continue reading

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Reconsidering Craft

The old and boring art vs. craft debate takes on a new view in this To the Best of Our Knowledge episode. As with many topics, looking back into the past and reconsidering past attitudes provides insight into the future. … Continue reading

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Friendship Block

Last week I mentioned that Camilla, of CamillaKnits, called for blocks for a family who had recently lost their father and husband in a tragic accident. I thought that it wouldn’t be very difficult to whip out something and send … Continue reading

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Twinkle laid out Originally uploaded by stitchindye This is one of the most cheerful quilts I have seen in a long time. I really like the background squares butted up against each other and the circles taking up almost all … Continue reading

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