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About quiltify

Crazy about functional art: quilting.

Just playing…

It came to my attention that still I haven’t been writing.  So many things, so little time! Anyway, I’ve been playing with Millie (my longarm) with the quilt top that I previously mentioned.  Because this is for MY guest room … Continue reading

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Business Decisions, Changes…

So this is a simple design I developed to allow me to play with my long arm, Millie.  I feel like playing for a bit. I’ve sewn a few strips, but have about 1/3 again to finish it.  It is … Continue reading

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Conserved for a while…

So I finished my first official attempt at conserving with the Rocking Horse Quilt.  If you haven’t read my prior post, you might want to do that so you can see what this quilt looked like when I began.  This will … Continue reading

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To Conserve, Repair or Repurpose

A friend of my adult daughter has ask me to do something, anything with all or part of her old baby quilt.  It has traveled life with her, even going as far as Paris, and she’s not willing to let … Continue reading

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Surfacing

As you might recall, I stopped posting in February due to B’s illness.  I think it is now time I surfaced after our family adventure.  During this last year, once things stabilized, my daughter took me to a restorative yoga class to … Continue reading

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Life gets in the way…

A quick update: B. has had some health issues since the New Year, and has been in and out of the hospital.  My full attention has been on his healing.  I’ll get back to posting when he is feeling better … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word

This week’s Daily Press’ photography word is alphabet.  My general use of the alphabet in photography is less colorful and more methodical than others who took this challenge.  Here’s my sample: In photography, I most often use the alphabet to explain … Continue reading

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Solo Travel Sweden, Part 1

Due to B’s recovery period, I have been much more domestic than usual.  May I say that the worst of this domesticity is grocery shopping, which is not usually my activity.  Meanwhile in the back of my mind, I’m working … Continue reading

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New Year’s Adventures

So we have had quite an eventful 7 days in this house.  This is what happened on New Years Eve: Beautiful four hour old Oliver Reynolds is held by his grandfather Robert Reynolds.  This was a good day! It is … Continue reading

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Productive Waiting

I have been asked to make a black quilt.  I have this black material on my longarm just now.  Can you see the white lint from white batting on the first bar?  I started to put the white batting on and … Continue reading

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