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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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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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Product Photography

I am still learning about my camera’s settings and how to best use them.  On my most recent trip, the camera was too often on a low shutter speed resulting is some blurry photographs.  This was not visible on the display, … 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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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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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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A very mellow day…

Today was a lovely mellow day consisting of varied quilting activities.  I cut and sewed the binding, finally, onto the Swedish Quilt. Not terribly exciting, but reaching the end for this quilt, which will now  go into my recently vacated … Continue reading

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Millie at home…

Here’s Millie in her new home.  She fits! And so does my sewing…This reminds me that I need to make better sized dowels.  OK, I think I will watch the CD before I start…as one can’t just turn it on … Continue reading

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FMQ Circles on angry prints

Here is the quilt top before the FMQ circles were added.  As you know I was deliberating over the design to use on this print.  It turns out I am not crazy about this fabric as it strikes me as … Continue reading

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Birthdays, quilts and memories…

I made a comment to B that it is my birthday today. B tilted his head, smirked his ‘What’s Jannie thinking now’ smirk, and said, ‘It’s C’s birthday’. However, in my crazy mind, it is as much my birthday as … Continue reading

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