Category Archives: Don’t Bore Your Baby Quilts

So many opportunities, so little time…

As many of you know, I started my quilting business a little bit before I retired to make sure I had something to do during my ‘retirement’.  I love quilting.  However, I think I was affected by all the people who told … Continue reading

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Chores, Pies and Random Thoughts

Autumn is my favorite time of year.  I love being outside when the air is cool and a breeze is singing through the leaves.  Autumn is also the time for yard work and painting.  Here is a sample of my activity: I’m … Continue reading

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Millie Monday

Millie is dressed today. I made a basic Don’t Bore Your Baby Quilt©. In this particular quilt, the deepest contrast is between the dark brown and white. It will be interesting to see what feedback I get regarding the baby’s focusing on … Continue reading

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Quality and Function

You might remember Baby Nora from a prior post.  Nora is now five months old.  Isn’t she adorable?  Her style this day appears to be on the preppy side with the casual over the shoulder throw.   Nora is having some … Continue reading

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Millie Monday …And Model Babies

Millie quilts my Don’t Bore Your Baby© quilts.  This is a quilt that I make to support a baby’s visual development and to help entertain the developed person that I believe exists in the temporarily, fairly useless, undeveloped body.  Here’s a link to my … Continue reading

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Millie Monday

On this Millie Monday I am spending the day with the Boston Marathon running in the background.  When I lived near Cleveland Circle many years ago, I’d make some chili and have some friends in.  We’d fuel up and go down and cheer … Continue reading

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Finally, ready to get back into the studio…

It’s time to get back into the studio.  I’m back from my delayed trip to North Carolina.  The snow has melted from the roof and the leaking has resolved.  Today, I unwrapped Millie and organized my studio.  Here’s the before: … Continue reading

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My favorites in other Etsy Shops…appropriately priced.

During the past year there has been a wonderful, ongoing discussion about the value of our work as quilters and how so many of us are undervaluing our efforts.  If you’re interested in this discussion, you might want to start with … Continue reading

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Don’t Bore Your Baby quilt…Am I always slightly off mainstream?

I thought I’d dissect my ‘Don’t Bore Your Baby’ quilt© for clarification.  Newborns can see contrasts and colors, but work on focusing and differentiating.  If the baby’s surroundings do not have sufficient contrast and /or black and white, then the … Continue reading

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