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August 4, 2013
I just realized something...... from Quiltocalypse

Q-U-I-L-T-I-N-G has the perfect number of letters for a knuckle tattoo!! Any takers? :)

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February 7, 2013
needle artistry from Quiltocalypse

Here's a roundup of quilting and sewing-related tattoos from across the interwebs. I have several tattoos, but none of this nature. I don't have any more planned, but I wouldn't be opposed to it if I could find or come up with a design I had to have. Enjoy!


(above: courtesy of Miss Sews-it-all)





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January 10, 2013
Japanese Oni pillow from Quiltocalypse



I have always liked the look of redwork embroidery, but I would never spend time doing a traditional Sunbonnet Sue or any other overdone country kitsch design. 
I am also a fan of Japanese artwork and mythology, and figured this Oni (demon) mask from Kabuki theater would look good in red! 
When it was done, I added red borders and finished it into a square pillow. The back side is Japanese tattoo print fabric I found on equilter a while ago. Super fun!





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October 31, 2012
Family, Tattoo, Orchids from Hulahoop


Our eldest son, Bryan (the one on the left), has quit the only job he's ever had (since he was 14) and decided to return to school.  Yay!  However, he decided to go to the mainland and we have spent the last couple of months getting him ready to go, shipping his truck and his belongings.  He left last week and I am missing him something fierce!


The day he left, however, was a little unusual.  He went down to Waikiki where one of his best friends is a tattoo artist and he had to get one before he ...

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Catching Up from Hulahoop

It's been awhile since I've posted and my quilting has taken a back seat.  I did finish the Dresden Fan below.  It was the first paper piecing project I've done and I had a good time doing it.


My second paper piecing project is the pineapple.  I got it on the frame and nearly halfway quilted when my machine starting giving me fits with the top thread breaking every few inches.  I tried everything -- changed the needle, tried different threads,  futzed with the tension, cleaned, oiled the machine.  After several weeks, I gave up and took it ...

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September 27, 2010
tat who? from kawaiiquilts

These are great! Dollmaker Mimi Kirchner found a great use for those cheesy toile prints: dye the white part to a skin tone, and make tattooed dolls!




More of these, plus some quilts at her BLOG

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August 16, 2010
grab your board from kawaiiquilts

UK company Rockett St. George designed this awesome Skullduggery line of ironing board covers. Skulls, spiderwebs, pirates and more are available in 3 sizes.



available on their website

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