Archive for July 2017

Happy updates on previous blog posts

I have some news, updates on previous blog posts. I always like to let you know how something turned out or if something has changed. Let me fill you in on different goings on with things I have written before. The update that I am most excited to give you is about the case I... Read more »

12 beguiling Facts about Batiks

Recently I visited Michigan State’s Museum and since it is an intimate space I was able to visit every exhibit there. Nearly all of it was fascinating but of course my eye caught a display about batik fabrics. I use batiks in my quilts but don’t really know that much about them. After reading just... Read more »

Quilt ecards are good for a chuckle

Definitely not!
I like making memes and ecards for my Facebook page. Once I have made them all I like to share them again because I think that quilt ecards are good for a chuckle. I went through my photo galleries and picked my favorites from January through June of 2017. Yay! I hope you enjoy these... Read more »

Review of the Stripology Ruler

When I was at Paducah last year I saw a demonstration on the Stripology ruler by the folks at Creative Grids. They were not selling them, just showing how to use them. I was sold but had to wait for the purchase. The more I waited, the more I pondered. I had it on my... Read more »

Quilts from 2017 Shipshewana Winner's Circle

These quilts are in the back of the Hudson car museum. Not all had ribbons by them but all were terrific!
I’ve been lucky to have attended the Shipshewana Quilt Festival frequently and this year was superb. My last post was on quilts that appealed to me. These are quilts from the 2017 Shipshewana Winner’s Circle. Are you ready for more wonderful quilts? I would have been happy to own any of these quilts and even... Read more »
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