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Layer Cake Quilt Along 2010

You know a quilt along is almost here because the blog button has appeared! Layer Cake Quilt Along 2 Nov 2010 to 3 May 2011 Starting November 2nd, every other TUESDAY, instructions for a new 12″ block will be posted.  All of the blocks will be made from a layer cake (10″ squares) and yardage. …

Report from Sioux City

Thanks to the great ladies in Sioux City, Iowa for a great sewing weekend!  First I got a friendly welcome from this fellow during my layover in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Once in Iowa, I was surrounded by quilters, so you know I had a grand time!  The quilt conference was at a local hospital.  The venue…

My Bags are Packed

John Denver is on my list of all time favorite singers.  Although the only part of his song that applies is the first part, “All my bags are packed.  I’m ready to go. . . .”  I’m getting excited to travel this weekend to the great state of Iowa!  Why Iowa?  Well, I will be…

Some Quilters Can Cook

Some quilters can cook. . . . but I am not one of those quilters.  That being said, I made THE BEST peach pie yesterday. . . . sort of. Here is my recipe:1)  Buy a pie crust from the freezer section of the grocery store.2)  Go visit a neighbor when she is in the…

A New Quilt Along?!?!

I had a productive couple hours waiting for children in the dentist’s office this morning.  I made some decisions and came up with what I think is a fun idea for the next quilt along.  This is just preliminary information for those who want to get started thinking.  A formal announcement will be made along…

Sometimes Fabric Talks to Me

I picked up an alphabet panel somewhere recently.  It wasn’t that long ago, but I can’t remember where I got it.  I was at a quilt shop — could have been locally, could have been online.  It was on sale.  I needed it.  I intended the panel for my daughter who just started kindergarten.  She sings the…