A little memory quilt

The youngest of my father’s sisters suffered from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease for several years, during which time her husband was able to take care of her at home. Their three daughters live in other countries and came and went as much as possible, in an enormous effort to support their parents during those difficult times. Read More »

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Free-form Poppies

A lazy Sunday afternoon. After a week of intensive work, I needed (and deserved!) a little break. Time to sew!

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Heavenly Angels

Another project finished. AND… it’s only taken me eleven years to do so! Some project seem to take forever. Read More »

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Flower Power Quilt Along

Like any other quilt maker, my #1 “complaint” is the lack of time to sew everything I would like to sew. So when it comes to other designers’ BOMs and quilt alongs, I tend to admire from a distance, and very, very rarely participate. I have enough UFOs as it goes, and don’t want to add to the pile. Read More »

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Lots of face masks

Just like everyone else on the planet, my niece and I have also been busy making face masks. Read More »

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Easter projects

Being in lock-down is no excuse for not celebrating! At least that is what I tell myself… Read More »

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New projects: cushions

I have completely run out of space for wall hangings. What to do, what to do? There have to be other alternatives, right? Read More »

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Crochet Mandalas

I learned to crochet at my grandmother’s knee, at only 5 years old. And though quilting is my passion, crochet continues to be a big part of my world. Read More »

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Small town living

I am truly living my dream. Read More »

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Hearts, hearts, hearts!

I am most certainly in the mood and ready for Valentine’s Day! It is right around the corner, so I’ve pulled out some of my favorite Valentine’s Day items, and this year have been working on a new project to celebrate the day. Read More »

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Scrappy crochet

In the quilting world we understand clearly what a “scrappy” project is, but does such a thing exist for other crafts? In my book, when it comes to crochet… yes siree! Read More »

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Our 2020 Block-of-the-Month projects

Oh, boy, oh boy, oh boy!

As much as I love to draw and prepare quilt patterns, I rarely have time to sew up all these projects. I think this year I am going to have to make the effort. If I say so myself… I’m loving our 2020 BOM projects! Read More »

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Scandinavian Flowers

A new year… In looking back at what I was able to accomplish during 2019, I am happy. It seems I never have enough time to do all I would like to, but last year I came close. Read More »

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  • Angie Padilla

    I am a self-learner. I taught myself to sew and to quilt. And I taught myself how to draw. I am learning how to dye my own fabrics and am dabbling with mixed media. I am a quilt designer and teacher, and design and publish my own line of quilt patterns. With this blog I would like to share the bits and pieces of my life.

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