Category Archives: quilting

Road trip and quilts

We took a short trip to Nashville Indiana last week. Our plans included some hiking and shopping and of course, eating. The key word here is “included.” This picture kind of said it all!! Here is one of the shops … Continue reading

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Review: Modern Memory Quilts

Today I’m reviewing Modern Memory Quilts, a Quilting Arts Workshop with Lesley Riley. Here is the description from the publisher: Tell stories through quilting. Combine memories, photo transfers, and crazy piecing to make unique and personal art quilts. Take your … Continue reading

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Free Motion Scribbling

One of the skills I want to learn this year is free motion quilting. I’ve always been in awe of those who can do it and their beautiful pieces. I’d like to add some of of this stitching to some … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Art Techniques for Quilt Design

When I saw this DVD, I just had to review it. I thought you might like to know more about it. Here is part of the description from Interweave/F+W: Join innovative artist, designer, and quilter Carrie Bloomston for Art Techniques … Continue reading

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Review: Free-Form Fabric Art DVD

Today I am reviewing the Free-Form Fabric Art: Cut, Piece, and Create without Rules DVD with Rayna Gillman. From the publisher: Get past your creative slump and dive into a fun, refreshing, no-stress approach to pieced quilt design! Learn how … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Vibrant Quilt Collage

CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE! Here is the last of three Monday giveaways of books: Vibrant Quilt Collage – a spontaneous approach to fused art quilts by Bethan Ash published by Interweave. From the Publisher: Explore this groundbreaking book … Continue reading

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Book Review/Giveaway: First-Time Quiltmaking

CONGRATS TO BETH T OF OREGON – WINNER OF THIS GIVEAWAY! I received First-Time Quiltmaking – learning to quilt in six easy lessons recently from Landauer Publishing for review and one of my readers will win it! From the publisher: … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Penny Sisto

Oh my! Did I tell you that I was oh, so inspired after not only seeing Penny’s lovely fiber art Friday, but spending some time with her at the Artisan Center in Corydon, Indiana? Well, I sure was. I met … Continue reading

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Spin Art Technique in QA

I am again so excited to be published in Quilting Arts magazine! For more information and to purchase this issue, check it out HERE. Here are a couple of the pieces I made with my spin art. and My article … Continue reading

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International Quilt Festival Day

Friday I took a day off from Happy Acres and boarded a Lifestyle Tour Bus to attend the International Quilt Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio. Before I tell you more, our tour guide Shelley and our driver Sherrie were wonderful making … Continue reading

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