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Updating Blog to Reflect Life

Hmm…. It seems to be a while since I’ve posted. And a good while before that since I’ve organized my blog to reflect my current life! The time has come to change my blog, get with the times. This is … Continue reading

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Birmingham Festival of Quilts 2016

This year’s Festival of Quilts was an inspiring and fun event. Irish quilters could be found all around, perhaps more there than in Ireland itself! I put three pieces in this year, and they were all related. I started with … Continue reading

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Ready for Delivery

All five of my quilts are done and just about ready for delivery. I’ve learned a lot making these quilts, and I’m very pleased to have meaningful gifts to give to my family and friends. Each quilt has a matching … Continue reading

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Modern Quilter Tote Swap

This summer I joined a quilter swap where you make a tote bag for another quilter, and someone else makes one for you. I decided last minute to join it since I have very limited tote making experience. In fact … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

One of my favorite aspects of quilting is deciding which direction to take. There are so many decision points in quilting. First you need to decide what to start, then there are always decisions to make along the way, especially … Continue reading

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Apple MacBook Pro RIP

I haven’t written for a while, and I am blaming my 2007 MacBook’s very timely death in June. It was a terrific computer right up to the end, when it gave me a warning that it was dying so I … Continue reading

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Start the year

Start the year the way you want to finish it. Now’s the time to set priorities for the year! I struggle with this blog because I don’t want it to be too personal, I just want it to be for … Continue reading

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Birmingham Quilt Show

This past weekend I went to the quilt show in Birmingham, UK. I arrived very early Saturday and left early Monday morning, and it was a whirlwind of artistic inspiration. My personal contributions to this amazing quilt show brought me … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix is a product that is easily found in the USA, but not necessarily anywhere else in the world! I ran out so I had to find a way to make it myself, as it is an … Continue reading

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Turkey Chili

1 package ground / minced turkey (about a pound) 1 onion 3 cloves of garlic * 1/2 red pepper * 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 small can tomato sauce 1 tsp sugar (to cut acid) 2 tbsp chili powder, standard … Continue reading

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