Monthly Archives: October 2009

Aspens by Mary Pavlovich

Aspens Originally uploaded by jlapac I saw this quilt by the Upland, CA artist at PIQF. It has been on my mind, even though it wasn’t one I would consciously select as a favorite. I think it has been on … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #39: Spirit

See the Creative Prompt page if you have questions about this project. Post the direct URL where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. It will keep all the artwork … Continue reading

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Mini Gift Bag

I got the directions for making this little bag, just with folding an sewing from Maeda Trading Company at PIQF 2009. They sold squares of fabric so you could make this little bag right away. Of course, a person could … Continue reading

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No Whining, But “Wining”

Friday was a busy day, of which the crowning glory was a trip to buy wine as a gift. I bought the wine and laid the bags (small paper wine bags inside a doubled plastic grocery bag) in the trunk … Continue reading

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Tarts Embellishing

Last week (or so), I posted about some embellishing that I wanted to do. La, one of my FB readers and a friend, said that she needed to see the whole piece not just the details. Here is my initial … Continue reading

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Inspiration Monday

I saw this gem as I was leaving the gym in the rain. I thought it was beautiful and, although, the photo isn’t a stellar one, I hope you will be inspired.

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Showing Off, pt.2

Yesterday, I wrote half a post for you as I got called away to do boring stuff. For a long time, at least 4 years, Spiky Stars hung on my office wall. I love this quilt. It is one of … Continue reading

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Showing Off

I am racing to get you some content before I head off for, essentially, a week and half of work travel, and (YAY!!) vacation. I won’t be able, probably, to post much during the work travel as I will be … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #38: Glimmer

See the Creative Prompt page if you have questions about this project. Post the direct URL where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted (e.g. your blog, Flickr) in the comments area of this post. It will keep all the artwork … Continue reading

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PIQF 2009: Last Thoughts

I am very grateful to have a show of this magnitude nearby. I always leave feeling like I must go straight home and play with fabric. I usually don’t get to play with fabric, but thinking about it is half … Continue reading

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Newest FOTY 2009 Blocks

I took a small hiatus from putting together the FOTY 2009 blocks (Zanzibar from Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle) for a number of reasons. First, the 9k was in the shop and I wanted to use the same machine to … Continue reading

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Blog Insight

One of my colleagues writes a women/leadership blog. I thought her post for today was pertinent outside of the law arena as well, so I thought I would repost it here. It made me think about what I am writing … Continue reading

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Sketching #37

I feel like I was really brave with this drawing, because I tried to draw hands.

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Quilt for a Cause

I heard the most recent CraftSanity podcast, which included an interview with the Directors of Margaret’s Hope Chest, a Grand Rapids Michigan nonprofit that provides quilts to people in need. Their mission is: “Our mission at Margaret’s Hope Chest is … Continue reading

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Last Infinity Blocks

These are the last two Infinity blocks. I had exactly enough white to make two more blocks. I tried, while I was making the majority of the blocks, to choose tone-on-tone fabrics. For these last two blocks, this fabric called … Continue reading

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