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December 15, 2014
Surrounded by Inspiration! from Simple Bird Applique

Today Hubby and I spent a bit of time picking out some porcelain tile that is to be installed at our front door and mudroom.  No matter where I go, I seem to always see quilts designs….I have always loved clamshell quilts and one day I will make one!

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How impressed would your quilting friends be if they came over and saw this  floor in your sewing room?  (Answer:  Very Impressed!)

tile 1

If this were my backsplash, I would be reminded of how much I love hexies while I am doing the dishes!

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And, finally, isn’t this the perfect ...

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November 10, 2014
Around the World Quilt Blog Tour from Simple Bird Applique

Thanks to Rebecca at Cheeky Cognoscenti for tagging me in the “Around the World Quilt Blog Tour”.   I am so flattered!!  Before you read any further, make sure you check out Rebecca’s blog and see if her Pineapple Quilt doesn’t give you goosebumps!  It gives me wild goosebumps every time I see it!!  The idea  of the “Around the World Quilt Blog Tour” is to answer 4 question and then tag another quilter to keeps things rolling.  So….here goes!

Question 1.  What am I working on?

Oh!  I am so glad you asked!!  As with most quilters ...

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October 13, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! from Simple Bird Applique

My apologies for not including the information regarding my new hoop.  It is made in Canada by Quilters Woodwork in St. Mary’s, Ontario.  I purchased mine at a local quilt shop in Cookstown, Ontario called Country Concessions.

When I can get my hoop away from the cat, I love to sit and hand quilt in the evening.  Here is my Grandmother’s Flower Garden, which I am currently working on.  I am already thinking about my next hand-quilting project.  I don’t like too much time to slip by between projects, because the callouses on my fingers soften and ...

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May 8, 2013
Bride Uncovered from Bizarre Quilter

Oh my! Why is it when you're packing up your sewing and your stash that you find all the things you feel like sewing???

This Civil War Bride block hasn't been touched since July 2010. Actually, none of the blocks have been touched since then...

It's been all fast and furious quilting, with little time for my own work.... or little inclination.... but the quilt mojo is on (as you might be able to tell)... and before I pack away my stash for a while to go caravanning, I am preparing a few blocks so they can ...

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