Monthly Archives: August 2013

Machine Embroidery Applique

I LOVE Applique. I love to design applique, and I love to sew applique. And, until lately, pretty much everything I sewed was by hand – freezer paper applique was my favorite.

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Treadle On!

Lita, my grandmother on my father’s side, had a big influence on my life and in many ways was responsible for instilling in me a love for sewing and crafts.

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Finished quilt sampler

So, with all the wedding hullabaloo, one of the things I had forgotten to post about is my Craftsy 2012 sampler. You’ll remember I started writing about it here.

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A crayon quilt

I mentioned in my last post that my daughter’s wedding took place at the Hacienda Picalquí, which belongs to the Fundación Brethren y Unida, one of the oldest NGOs in Ecuador.

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A July wedding

As some of you know, the last month was particularly busy for our family. Two weeks ago Jamie, my youngest child  and only daughter, married her boyfriend of two years, Carlos. Here’s their cute “Save the Date” photo:

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