Monthly Archives: January 2012

A different kind of Valentine?

Do you love hearts? I do! In quilts, be they appliqué or pieced. Or made out of wood, ceramic, or any other medium. And in any color. 🙂

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It’s that time of year and it’s been raining for days around here. When that happens the temperature goes down and we start to get rather chilly. And no, not the low temperatures that all of you folks endure in areas with snow. The difference here is that since the cold rarely goes to below […]

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Still drawing

This morning I actually sat down and did some hand quilting. That’s the first sewing I’ve done in over two weeks. Because I’m still drawing, and then drawing some more.

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Plans for the weekend

Time sure flies when you’re busy being busy, doesn’t it? And when you’re having fun at it, too! And I just don’t know how this last week went by in such a flash…

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Around the World in Under 5 Minutes

 17 Countries. 343 Days. 6237 Photographs. And captured in four and a half minutes. Now that’s cool.

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FotoFiber 2012

Mark your calendars! Fiberarts for a Cause will be having a new fundraiser on February 15-16 to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

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Fabric Folded Flowers

We have a saying in Spanish: Lo ofrecido es deuda. Roughly translated, it means a promise is a debt. So I am paying off one of my debts here. 🙂

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Some printing and some coloring

If the first week of the year is any indication of what the rest of 2012 is going to look like… then I’m in for a pretty busy year!

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An old project revisited

I don’t know if this happens to you, too, but sometimes when I look at some of the first quilts I made… I cringe. And in spite of the saying that practice makes perfect, I personally never feel I really “get there” with my quilting. And although I am always tempted to push myself a […]

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Printing with sunlight

Jamie’s boyfriend, Carlos is a very talented photographer. I am not, but I guess our common love of art really brings us together and we find we have a lot to share. He recently pointed out this product to me, and I have to admit I am completely intrigued…

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Christmas sewing and knitting revealed

You will recall that during December there was very little I was able to share in the sewing/quilting/knitting department, as I was working on “top secret” Christmas presents. I am happy to say that not only was I able to make all the presents on my list, but I actually finished them on time, with […]

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Some funny traditions

Today I thought I’d share a little about some of the New Year’s Eve traditions in my country… I’m sure they’ll bring a laugh or two.

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