David Bowie/Aladdin Sane Appliqué Pattern

I designed this appliqué pattern to pay homage to the iconic cover of David Bowie's Aladdin Sane album. I was working on a quilt for a friend and wanted to include a few pillows to send along with it. Being an avid Bowie fan, I decided she needed to have an Aladdin...

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Will We Ever Kill The Bug? (Part 4)

At long last, the VW quilt is done. As I type this, it is on its way to my brother. So, whew. One less WIP in the craft room. Here is the finished project: I have mixed feelings about this quilt. I have to admit that I nearly cried when it came back from the longarm...

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Mano’s KC Chiefs Quilt

I have been a quilt finishing fiend lately. This is one that I made for a friend to give to her hubby for Valentine's Day. It was gifted a bit early and she reports that it was a hit! The particulars: Finished Size: Approximately 66″ x 86″ Pattern: No pattern....

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Scarlett’s Layers of Charms Quilt

I cannot believe that I forgot to take a picture of the finished quilt. But there you have it! This quilt is #1 in a series of 6 for the children of a friend. (I'm posting the first few out of order!) This is for the newest sprout, a sweet baby girl named Scarlett....

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Lochlan’s Radio Way Quilt

And another one is in the books! One of my ongoing projects is making a quilt for each one of a good friend's children. She has 6 sprouts so this will be going for a while! I started with the youngest, a newborn, and am working my way up to the oldest. This is #2 in...

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i70 Swap Update: What I Got!

I missed the August guild meeting so one of the coordinators graciously mailed my project back to me. And all I can say is WOW. Love, love, love. The lovely and talented Gina turned Hazel into a flippin' fantastic mini quilt. She mentioned that she stalked me on...

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i70Swap Project Update: What I Made

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Yep. My plan for the messenger bag went awry. I'm really disappointed that it didn't work out but I'll try that pattern again when I have some free time. What I wound up doing instead was simply winging it. My end...

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Fat Quarter Shop Sew Sampler – April 2016

I love myself some mailbox goodies. When I saw that Fat Quarter Shop was going to start doing a monthly curated sampler box, I thought I'd get in on the action. (More info on their site!) The box runs  $24.95/month + shipping. Seems like a reasonable amount to spend...

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i70Swap Project Update: My Partner’s Block

With my own block completed and sent off to Saint Louis, I've received my swap partner's block. Since it is a secret swap, I'll be posting more detailed color pictures after the finished projects. For now, I'm keeping it B&W so as to not identify my partner....

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Something Awesome

I wanted to take a moment to share this hella awesome note that I got from one of my co-worker's kids. Knowing that their family are all huge KU fans, I sewed the kids a few Jayhawk pillow cases and, via their dad, sent them home stuffed with big fluffy pillows. (Side...

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