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April 16, 2018
Artistic Endeavors – Interpretive Maps from The Snarky Quilter

Lately I’ve been exploring maps as artistic interpretations of a place or idea because a group I belong to has a map quilt challenge this year. My thinking, which was running along prosaic geographic paths, was transformed by Diane Savona’s … Continue reading

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February 16, 2018
Explore - A Finished Word Quilt from Studio Dragonfly Quilts


Have you ever been in the fabric store minding your own business and then you walk by the cutting table and see something someone else is purchasing and suddenly it becomes a must have? That does not happen to me often, but it did with the map fabric that borders this quilt.


My husband loves old maps and I knew this fabric would be perfect to use in a project for him.


We live in Georgia so I made sure to fussy cut the border strips to capture our home state.


That map fabric has been hanging around for a ...

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January 7, 2018
My Creative Daughters from Creating Chaos

I love to receive hand made gifts so was delighted this Christmas that both my daughters made me gifts.

Clare's creativity is mainly based around fabric.  She makes quilts and other patchwork items as well as clothes for her children.   Being a full time worker as well as a parent her spare time is limited and therefore precious.   She's recently finished  a diploma course for work which has taken most of her spare time for some time so is looking forward to having the time now to create.

She found the time to make me a bouquet of ...

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