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November 16, 2018
Join Me at a Blow Off Black Friday Sew-In from Quilting through Rose-colored Trifocals!

Number three is finished!!
Our weather today is "home-confining", so I plan to cut out (and maybe stitch up) number four.

I'm organizing a "sew-in" on Friday afternoon, 11/23, from 1 to 4 p.m. to make more of these baby isolette Plus quilts to donate to the Baptist Health Hospital NICU in Lexington, KY.  Being the nearest large city to Appalachia region of Eastern Kentucky where I learned to be an enthusiastic mission worker, I have a heart for the people of that region and an Instagram conversation with a nurse has led me to work out ...

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November 8, 2018
Up For a Little Challenge? from Quilting through Rose-colored Trifocals!

A month or so ago, an Instagram post of mine sparked a conversation with an NICU nurse, Jeri in Lexington, Kentucky.  When she shared that her unit cares for an average of 20 patients every month I was inspired to plot out three sizes of small quilts using the popular PLUS pattern.  Marsha and Mary Ann (charity quilting sidekicks) joined me in stitching each size up and we sent them off to Jeri for a test run to see which size would be perfect!
Now I invite you to join together in a campaign to stock up the staff at ...

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March 15, 2018
Modern Plus Quilts Blog Hop from Needle and Foot

The release of Modern Plus Sign Quilts, written by Paige Alexander and Cheryl Brickey is being celebrated with a blog hop this week and next. I am so happy to take part in celebrating this book.  I have long been a fan of plus quilts and made one a while back.  I called it Positively Floating and you can see it here. Adding a book devoted to modern interpretations of plus quilts is the perfect thing for my collection of quilting books.

There are a couple of things I really appreciate about this book. One is the ease of most ...

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October 10, 2017
Art Gallery Fabrics: Rayon Plus Quilt from Modern Handcraft

Hi friends! Today I am sharing a project using a material I never thought I would use in a quilt….RAYON!!! I was pretty confident prior to receiving the materials from Art Gallery, thinking I would keep it simple and it shouldn’t be that hard. For my project I chose this beautiful black and white striped rayon fabric covered with a […]

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