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July 7, 2019
Dinosaurs Are For Girls from Flying Parrot Quilts

I’ve been holding off for the right moment to share this quilt, and since it’s featured in this month’s issue of Curated Quilts (which has a theme of “Well Said”, featuring quilts that include words or have a message), now seems like a good time.

It’s no secret that I’m totally into dinosaurs—why, I even have two velociraptors for pets.

I was giving out dinosaur temporary tattoos at an event, and someone wanted to know if I’d mind terribly if she asked for four. She had five children, and four sons, and they ...

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March 6, 2018
Dinosaur Paper Piecing Patterns from Made By Marney

Dinosaurs are such a great theme for your kid’s room.  My paper pieced Dinosaur Quilt was so much fun to design.

As I chose the fabrics for my sample, I made a concerted effort to use some complementary colored fabric somewhere in my quilt…

 

The complements blue and orange worked perfectly in my Spinosaurus. You can see from the photos above how each dinosaur is comprised of 4 paper pieced blocks. In an effort to make this pattern as easy as possible for my customers, I am using a tiny black and white striped fabric for his teeth…because ...

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September 24, 2017
Museum of Natural Science in Raleigh from From My Carolina Home

On a recent trip to Raleigh over a weekend, DH and I spent an entire Sunday at the Museum of Natural Science downtown.  Sunday was a great day to go, parking was easy, traffic was low, and the cafe was open before the Museum so we could have lunch before the visit. Two multi-story buildings connected by a sky bridge contain more than you can see in a day.  The world globe was three stories tall!

Museum of Natural Science, Raleigh, NC at From My Carolina Home

Starting off on the first floor coming out from the Daily Planet Cafe, the first thing you see is the giant Right whale skeleton ...

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