Tag Archives: writers

Amish and Quilting

  A is for Amish. While Ohio and Pennsylvania are known for their Amish communities. Oklahoma also has a couple of nice size Amish areas and they have auctions each year featuring their quilts. Clarita is the home of Since … Continue reading

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Reading Break for Quilters

Calling all quilters. The sun is shinning, the birds are singing, it’s too hot for sewing. If you’re ready to take a sewing break and read I have the perfect book for you. SONG OF THE STORM is book three … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Reading Gift Ideas

Writer? Quilter? What am I? Both, and a few other descriptions also fit. As most of you know, this blog struggles to find its identity. Is it about writing? Is it about quilting? Is it about my faith? In truth, … Continue reading

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Brave Enough

Once again linking up with Lisa Jo Baker and others for Five Minute Friday. I promised myself I’d start back up with the Five Minute Friday in May. Here is it Saturday, and the Five Minute Friday post for yesterday … Continue reading

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Sewing and Speaking

It’s Show and Tell Monday! Ok, it’s not, it’s just Monday. But, today is letter S for the A to Z challenge. Okay, it’s not even Monday, it’s Wednesday. The post was ready, except for a picture on Monday. Still … Continue reading

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How to Make a Pinwheel Block

How do you make a Pinwheel block? I don’t know about other quilters, but I use the half-square triangle blocks together to make the Pinwheel. Four triangles from two seams, efficient. Once the triangle blocks are made, pressed, and squared … Continue reading

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A is for Applique

For our ancestors an applique quilt represented wealth because of all the fabric used. They are not traditionally patchwork. At least not small patches.Not only were scraps not used in making the blocks, but these quilts had extra fabric on … Continue reading

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Challenges

A blog challenge has been delivered and I have accepted it. Two, in fact. First, is the blogging A to Z. Bloggers are challenged to post on their blogs every day in April and those post must follow the alphabet. … Continue reading

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Life Unedited

It’s been much too long since I’ve played with the little kids over at Gypsy Mama. I say “little kids” because Lisa Jo, my hero and the hostess of Five Minute Friday, is young enough to be my daughter. Most … Continue reading

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Learning about New Friends

Cruising around the internet it’s fun to meet new people. In the last couple of days I’ve met several thanks to the sewing/quilting challenges and a blog building challenge, also known as the ultimate blog challenge. For the ultimate blog … Continue reading

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