Month: April 2022

Quilting for Your Health

Ever since I was little, I have needed to craft – not just wanted but needed it. No matter what else was going on in my life, creating helped me feel good. That “crafting high” is what I needed. Many of us joke about being addicted to fabric or quilting. Believe it or not, there […]

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Lattice of Avalon

Here is a pop quiz for my readers who also love the Arthurian legend. Where was King Arthur’s castle? What was the name of King Arthur’s sword? How did King Arthur get that sword? Where was that sword made? Who reigned over the place where the sword was made? The answers to these questions depend […]

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All Squared Away

Do you ever wonder about the origins of some of the phrases we use in the English language? My youngest son and I dove into that rabbit hole the other day when I said, “don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.” He responded that he understood the meaning to be grateful but was curious about […]

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Sunny Side Up

A positive attitude is a choice. Everyone, in the frame of their own lives, experiences challenges, disappointments, and rewards. It is your perspective and what you do with those life lessons that really matters. We are each shaped by those events. But more importantly, we shape how we perceive those moments in our lives. Let’s […]

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Indian Corn Craze

My youngest son loves puns and this one of those occasions when it is perfect for this quilt. There are several corny puns. One of my favorite is… “In the corn maze, I felt like I was being stalked. It was earie.” Why does this one come to mind? Corn mazes were one of our […]

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Harvest Gathering

Growing up in Upstate New York, I was raised with the Iroquois’ Three Sisters. Do you know about the Three Sisters? What are the three sisters are three crops traditionally planted together because they support each other in so many ways. Who are the three sisters? They are corns, beans and squash. Corn supports the […]

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Chilly Corner

When fall arrives, leaves fall and reveal woodland creatures. We love to watch these creatures from the warmth of our homes. We bundle in plaid to stay warm, while the snow falls. These are the images brought to my mind when I first saw Dear Stella’s License to Chill fabric. These fabrics are the center […]

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Twisted Log Cabin!

It is time for the EQ8 Block Spotlight again. This month, Jenny challenged our design brains with the Twisted Log Cabin 2. I decided to use a little Serendipity for this challenge. First, I merged the Twisted Log Cabin 2 with an Eight-Pointed Star. This 8-Point Star Log Cabin made a bit of a floral […]

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Fall Festival

Fall is one of my favorite times of year.  I know strange to talk about fall in spring. Spring is when trees and flowers burst into color. Green, pink, yellow, purple, and blue abound. In fall, these colors are inverse as the leaves change and other flowers bloom. Foliage changes to red, orange, yellow, and […]

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