Monthly Archives: March 2009

Inspiration Monday (Rachel’s Cherry Tree)

Dec 22 9am Rachel’s cherry tree Originally uploaded by Jeanne N This photo was taken by TFQ on December 22, 2008 at 9am during Seattle’s December snowstorm. I know it was cold and nasty to be in, but the photo … Continue reading

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Random Projects Progress

Quick post with mostly pics. Hope you enjoy the progress. I have only three blocks left to make for the center of this quilt. I need to cut some more prints, though, as I am tired of the reusing the … Continue reading

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More FOTY 2009

Here are the latest FOTY 2009 blocks. These blocks are so easy to make that they are like candy. You can’t make just one. I am thinking that I will use these fabrics, except the bright white circles fabric, for … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #6: Air

Create a piece of art of craft, a doodle or an oil painting on the thoughts evoked by the word ‘air.’ See the Creative Prompt page if you have questions about this project. Post the URL where your drawing, doodle, … Continue reading

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Ricky Tims on CBS

Watch CBS Videos Online I finally went and looked at this video. It has been making the rounds. I was pleased that quiltmaking was presented in a good light.

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Swap Block

SIL and I are doing a swap with blue and white fabrics. This is the block we are using. We didn’t have time to really organize ourselves while she was out for a brief visit a few weeks ago, so … Continue reading

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What’s on the Design Wall

I thought I would give you a view of my design wall. It is packed to the gills right now and I may have to drag out the portable design wall. You can see the Tarts. In the bottom middle … Continue reading

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Cory Clifford’s Cake Slices

I have been admiring a variety of photo sites lately. Deirdre put me on to the Photo Museum site. In my quest for cake inspiration I stumbled across this site and its artist, Cory Clifford. This image reminds me of … Continue reading

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More Progress on the Tarts

Most of what you can see is the Tarts Come to Tea, but some are other projects, which I will talk about later. Progress is being made, despite seeming to make only very tiny amounts of progress every weekend. I … Continue reading

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PamDora’s Sketchbooks

I am in awe of the number of sketchbooks that Pam RuBert has. I think this is a great picture and it makes me wonder if I would have that many sketchbooks and journals if I dug out all of … Continue reading

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Small Treasures

I listened to an interview with Mary Lou Weidman on Annie Smith’s podcast this morning. I listened to and wrote about it before. You can find the podcast and show notes at Simple Arts and the podcast on iTunes. It … Continue reading

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Sew4Home Website

As I have a Janome machine, I get emails from them talking about new products. Mostly, I can’t use what they send because either I am too lazy to teach myself to use a new foot, I have no interest, … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #5: Spring

Spring has sprung! Spring is the creative prompt of the week. The season of spring. Grass can be springy. Little coils of metal are also called springs. Spring green. See the Creative Prompt page if you have questions about this … Continue reading

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Color Theory by Vicki Welsh

Vicki is one of my blog readers and a wonderful colorist. If you are familar with  the Quiltmaker’s Color Workshop by Kerr and Ringle (review), then you would enjoy Vicki’s blog, Field Trips in Fiber, and especially her work on … Continue reading

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An English Artist in Britany

Periodically I peruse the various that comprise Urban Sketchers. Yesterday I found Caroline of the Artist’s Smock. Her drawings remind me of Seattle Sketcher, but with a European Twist. I like her descriptive bio as well. I can’t insert the … Continue reading

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