Cara’s Baby Shower Quilt – first finish for 2015!

Cara’s Baby Shower Quilt – first finish for 2015!

During the last week of 2014, I  had some time off from work and I spent lots of time in my studio mostly working on a quilt for my friend Cara. Cara has been on the journey for adoption for a while now and at Thanksgiving her dream came true when Baby Logan made her a Mom. A group of friends started planning a baby shower to welcome baby Logan and shower Cara with some love to show how happy we are for her. Of course I volunteered to make a...

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Graduation Day Quilt

Graduation Day Quilt

  I always love reading all the entries in the Blogger Quilt Festival over at Amy’s Creative Side which is held twice a year in spring and fall. I just love going through all the categories and admire the lovely quilts. This time around I have decided to show my “Graduation Day Quilt” which I finished earlier this year.  It was made to celebrate a friends of the family’s graduation from I love using ombre fabric and when...

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September – Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September – Childhood Cancer  Awareness Month

It  has been a long time since I was last here and what a summer it has been –  so much has happened that has kept me away from my sewing room. The good news is that I have started back creating and just love what I have on my design wall right now. In early June I had announced that I was going to start working on a quilt called Celtic Celebration to use as a raffle quilt to raise funds for the  Jennifer Kranz Research fund. Despite my...

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Celtic Celebration

  Well today I was to start my first post on my Celtic Celebration quilt but due to this:     I need to postpone. Ask Lar how this happened! took 5 mins to type the above so my first post will be a little...

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Celtic Celebration – A Quilt Along and Quilt Raffel to raise funds for the Jennifer Kranz Research Fund

Celtic Celebration – A Quilt Along and Quilt Raffel to raise funds for the  Jennifer Kranz Research Fund

Today it is four months since Jennifer (JLK) life was cut short by a horrible disease DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma). To honor her life and raise money  for the Jennifer Kranz Research Fund  I will be doing a quilt along  and quilt raffle on my blog. Here are the dates of the Quilt Along and Raffle: June 17 – July 7:  Publish a number of posts with details and  instructions for creating the quilt top July 8:  Reveal of the...

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Sunday Thoughts – Let our own light shine!

Sunday Thoughts – Let our own light shine!

As we start off a new week, I  thought I would share something I heard read today and I have reflected on it  a few times since I heard it Our Deepest Fear by Marianne Williamson from A Return To Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I...

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