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January 15, 2018
Artistic Endeavors – Soldier’s Joy from The Snarky Quilter

Since I’m on a mission this year to look for inspiration in art, I thought I’d share my finds with you. I can’t promise one every week, but I’ll try. First up is the recent “War and Pieced” exhibit that … Continue reading

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January 4, 2018
The End of A Scrappy Year from The Snarky Quilter

Each year I try to look back at what I had hoped to accomplish with my quilting, what I actually did, and how I feel about it. After Elizabeth Barton’s master class in 2016 I was eager to get back … Continue reading

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December 29, 2017
Around The Corner from The Snarky Quilter

My recent visit to the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Jazz Age exhibit revealed a surprise near the end – a quilt. The exhibit features scads of diamond and platinum jewelry, stylish but uncomfortable looking furniture, impractical coffee and tea sets, … Continue reading

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November 30, 2017
A Holiday Trifecta from The Snarky Quilter

I love hanging out with creative types because you never know what will spring forth from their brains. At a recent meeting I saw the ultimate quilter’s holiday diorama. The artist took an artificial foam pumpkin, cut off a third … Continue reading

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November 10, 2017
My Scrap-a-thon from The Snarky Quilter

I store my fabric scraps in containers of big chunks, little chunks, and strips. I have been known to rummage in trash cans after a group sewing session. My parents were children of the great depression so I absorbed the … Continue reading

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October 20, 2017
In The Weeds from The Snarky Quilter

Sometimes I quilt a piece I’m not so enamored of to avoid dealing with a piece I haven’t a clue about and don’t want to screw up. Yet again I’ve sidestepped a larger (around 45 by 50 inches) piece by … Continue reading

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October 6, 2017
My Local Art Museum from The Snarky Quilter

Despite the loss of a third of its population over the past 20-30 years, Akron proudly lays claim to its own art museum, complete with a controversial modern addition. The collection is a bit thin and most of the art … Continue reading

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September 23, 2017
Holy Toledo! from The Snarky Quilter

Recently I got around to checking out the Toledo Museum of Art, which is about a two hour drive from where I live. I’m ashamed to say that it’s been in my backyard, so to speak, for almost 15 years … Continue reading

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September 14, 2017
This Year’s SAQA Auction from The Snarky Quilter

Recently I’ve received many emails and Instagram posts about the upcoming SAQA small quilts auction, scheduled for September 15 through October 8. Messages remind me of the number of lovely quilts and how helpful the funds raised are to SAQA. … Continue reading

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