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Experimenting with natural dyes

Something else I did do throughout June was experiment with a little fabric dyeing, using natural products.

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A few little lizards

Once again, time has slipped away from me and I’ve fallen behind in my blogging. Ooops! All I can say in my defense is that this time of year is particularly intense for me, with all the patterns we offer as part of our traditional Christmas in July series.

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Flower Portraits

Another little project finished…. Moving along here! 🙂

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A little art quilt

I have a new love!

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Floral Collage

Another finished project. Once again, started while still living in Quito. Just needed to be quilted and binding added.

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At long last: a finished project!

Little by little I am moving forward with unfinished projects left on the back burner way too long.

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Catching up: the Bedroom, the Porch, and the Garage

There hasn’t been a lot of sewing around here, but I have been working diligently on my Dollhouse BOM blocks, and a few other projects I am still finishing up.

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The Nursery and Bathroom

Working on the 2018 Dollhouse BOM is certainly providing me with an opportunity to try out different techniques.

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Enough is enough

I learned to crochet at my grandmother’s knee when I was five years old.  Quilting is quite certainly my true passion… but I always seem to have some crochet project going on. In part because of that strong connection with my grandmother, in part because it is easy enough to pick up at any moment, […]

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Done, done, DONE!

And this is the last I hope (ever) to write about this. It’s embarrassing that it’s taken me so long. So much so, I actually had lost track of when I began it.

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My Weekend Project

Quite a while time ago I was gifted several patterns that I never sewed, thinking I never have enough time for my own designs, much less for someone else’s. Boy, was I wrong.

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An Art Studio and a Sewing Room

The first two blocks of our 2018 Dollhouse BOM have been posted, and here are my finished blocks!

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Decisions, decisions…

I know, I know, I know! If you’ve been following me for a while (the last eight years?), you’ve hear about this more than once.

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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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