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An Iowa Quilt

When we saw the Sum of Many Parts exhibit last January, we also saw the Iowa Sesquicentennial Quilt on display at the State Historical Society… 230 more words

Misc.

The Day of Black Sun

Last week was a large disappointment for me, large enough for me to delay blogging the event.  Throughout most (maybe all?) of Europe there was a solar eclipse visible.   649 more words

Creating

Final star quilt prints......

The last little collection of fabric arrived this week from Tikki in in London, and within minutes of the parcel being opened the fabric was being washed (I fill a sink with warm water and some Ecover fabric conditioner and then give the cloth a nice soak in that….any size is washed off and the conditioner leaves the fabric really soft to hold and nice smelling….any quilting cotton is treated this way as I find hand sewing fabric that hasn’t been washed pretty hard going on the fingers)……. 605 more words

Colour

Diamonds in the Deep {Friday Finish}

I am really excited to say that this baby quilt version of the Diamonds in the Deep pattern is currently on its way to my “sister” in anticipation of the arrival of my nephew in June.  224 more words

Quilts

Windblown

Have you missed us? Because we’ve sure missed you!! We can’t believe it’s been over 6 long weeks since we last posted, but sometimes adult life just finds a way to take over and meanly steal your sewing mojo. 328 more words

Sewing

Beautiful Brush Farm House, Eastwood

What a fantastic location for our 2015 Biennial Exhibition by EPQ (Eastwood Patchwork Quilters) members. There will be in excess of 100 quilts on display, coffee shop and Devonshire Teas, craft stall, 4 local quilting shops and more.  19 more words

Exhibition

The Colorful Sister Quilt

This is my second quilt ever. I decided to make a lap quilt for my sister-in-law as a thank you for house sitting for me while I visited my parents. 21 more words

Quilting