Scrappy Potholders

I had so much fun making this scrappy lap quilt, I decided it was about time to start sorting through all the leftover fabric scraps accumulated over the years from a gazillion different quilting projects. Read More »

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Christmas Dove

Another UFO finally finished! After how many years? Read More »

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A scrappy lap quilt

Last week, while dusting/cleaning my sewing studio, I came across a bag that apparently went through three different moves from one house to another without ever being opened up and unpacked. Read More »

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Experimenting with fabric collage

I’ve been working on a scrappy quilt the last few days, and after trimming up my blocks ended up with a little pile of shavings I just didn’t have the heart to throw out. Read More »

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Another angel…

I’ve had this little beauty sitting around for a while. Finally mounted onto a dark background and have hung it with the rest of my angel collection. Read More »

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A little beetle

Popping in quickly, to post this one picture. A beetle. Read More »

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Prayer Flags

Prayer flags are part of the ancient Buddhist tradition. Traditionally, they are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. it is believed that “the words and symbols printed on the flags (the prayers) are spread throughout the universe as the flags flutter in the wind. Everyone who is touched by that wind is touched by the prayers. The wind spreads the intentions through the world, extending happiness, goodwill, and peace.” (Prayer Flags: Make Banners of Hope and Peace from Fabric Scraps and Fibers, Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Editor, Quilting Arts® Magazine, 2014)
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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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  • 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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