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The Princess and the Pea for Eloise

  I designed a special quilt for our granddaughter, Eloise.  At the same time, I developed a pattern for this quilt as you may recall in an earlier blog, introducing the Princess and the Pea pattern. After I made the … Continue reading

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Asian Memories Quilt

In April, 2007, we took an amazing two week trip to China to visit Andy and Alecia.  To commemorate our visit, I made a quilt that I gave to them as a Thank You gift. When we arrived, it was … Continue reading

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Fun Sun Hats for Children

This spring, I was surprised when an innocent-looking mole I had turned out to be a basal cell carcinoma.  It was a reminder of how important it is to protect ourselves from the sun.  Wearing a sun hat is one way … Continue reading

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Liam Learns to Quilt

The past several weeks have been a flurry of activity.  I have had the privilege to not only teach a number of classes, but also to take several classes, which I will tell you more about in future blogs. I … Continue reading

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New Pattern – Insulated Bowl Holders

Note:  This pattern was originally called the Microwave Bowl Holder, but has been changed to the “Insulated Bowl Holder”.  It is the same pattern, the only change is the name and the suggestion to not cook food with it in … Continue reading

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Anna’s Apron – My New Pattern…

Last year, I made an apron for a gift exchange for our annual investment club’s Christmas party.  The girls really liked the apron I made and the final recipient said she loves to wear it because it is not only cute, but extremely practical as … Continue reading

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New Kit Available – Ride ‘Em Cow Girl (or Cow Boy) Western Paper Doll Play Quilt Kit

For Christmas this year, I made our granddaughter, Belén, a western play quilt.  It became one of her favorite toys to play with and she really enjoys it.  I had several requests for a kit for the western play quilt … Continue reading

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New Pattern for Cake and Casserole Carrier with Potholders

Fresh off the press!!!  I’m excited to share my new pattern for a very handy item – a cake and casserole carrier.     I made one for myself many years ago and after numerous requests, have recently made it into a pattern … Continue reading

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B’s Big Girl Quilt Pattern Now Available!!!

When it was time for our granddaughter, Belén, to transition from the nursery to a new room, I volunteered to make her a quilt for her new bedroom.  Her Mom, Alecia, had purchased a darling rug for the room and … Continue reading

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A Helping Hand…

I always look forward to Monday morning when our granddaughter arrives at our doorstep to spend the day with Nana.  She is so much fun and always interested to be a part of my day.  It has been amazing to … Continue reading

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