Category: Quilting

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Paper Piecing & More Quilt Love

I’ve been interviewing a lot of quilters lately which has given me a wonderful opportunity to see some fantastic quilts. I’ve always loved quilts and seem to deepen my appreciation for them every time...

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Am I An Artist?

I just finished stitching the binding of a tiny art quilt for an exciting new collaborative project I’m working on with a new pal. You’ll be hearing plenty about this soon, but I wanted...

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String Quilting

These are the untrimmed samples for next weekend’s craft column project. I tested out the instructions over the weekend and had a great time with this. It’s a wonderful way to use up scraps....

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Piecework is the Yoga of Quilting

I’ve lived long stretches in my life in fast forward, rushing from one project to the next. Thankfully, the older I get, the more I appreciate the concept of slowing down and taking a...

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Quilting Up North

I drove more than 100 miles today to report a story about a quilter and her fabric scraps. Turns out the trek was well-worth it. I’ll be taking my first foray into paper piecing...

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She Likes It!

Abby’s “happy monster” quilt is finished. I put the final hand-stitches in the binding at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning. It feels good to get caught up in a project like this with my...

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Cleansing the Palate with A Little Crochet

Aren’t these crocheted vases cute? I just got my hands on a copy of “Uncommon Crochet” by Julie Armstrong Holetz and this vase pattern spoke to me. The design is clever in that you...