Monthly Archives: September 2008

Mending

Asking a quiltmaker to do mending, is like asking Picasso to paint your porch.

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A New hand Pieced project. Curved Nine Patch.

Along time ago, I saw in a  magazine (Can you ever find things again?) a 1930’s era quilt. And since I have quite a collection of reproductions from the era I thought one day I’d make it. So after much  … Continue reading

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Brown Roses & Old Lace Hexagons

This pic is of my Hexagon Quilt finished. The Hexagons measure  app. 3 1/2 ” across, so they come together quickly.

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Inspiring Women

I’ve been working a bit on my ladies this week, here is a peek. If you would like to know what this project is all about, there is a page called Women who have inspired my life.

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‘Nell’ – The Civil War China Doll

Look Who came in the post yesterday. Safe and sound, and all the way from America. Her name is ‘Nell’ which is written on the back at the base of her neck also ‘Tudor 1980’. When I saw her, she looked … Continue reading

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Dear Jane/ In War Time Part Three

I have completed another sixteen Blocks C 7, to D 9. They are lovely fun, one day when I think I just couldn’t face another the next morning I awake, and can’t wait to start again.

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Album Block – Uncle Richard D 9

A patchwork group I attend is adding to an existing wall hanging, where members of the group, each make a six inch square with their name on it. Since I made Uncle Richard yesterday, and it fitted the bill, I enlarged it, … Continue reading

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Sew those Quilts

A quilt on the bed is worth ten in your head.

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Jane Austen Quilt Pattern

I must apologize to you if you have come here looking for a pattern. I do promise there will be one soon. So if you are looking for one, email me and when I have it uploaded on to this … Continue reading

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Dear Jane / In War Time Part Two

Here is the Second set of Sixteen Blocks B4 to C6. making this quilt is a great learning experience. There is a good combination of hand piecing, machine piecing, applique,  & set in seams. Curved piecing, I am still busy trying … Continue reading

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