“NPIP” New Projects In Progress!

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Honestly, this is the best title I could come up with… don’t hold it against me!  But here are pictures of things I’ve been playing with lately. Of course, it includes free motion couching.   If you haven’t headed over to the BLOG at Three Creative Studios, I hope you will! Please check out my guest post if you have a …

Bernina Foot #43 Free Motion Couching

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So… we visited yesterday with a quilt using more “traditional” type of couching, with the blog the day before on the #39 foot.  Tomorrow I will be posting a small project showing this technique, and I hope you will check back then! And TODAY… more couching!  How I love a free motion foot of any kind… but this #43 free …

FLOWERS from Mac

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Ah… the sweet memories of summer in the middle of January!!!  Awesome! God is good… really GOOD!It really doesn’t get any better than this when it comes to spending a little vacation time on a hot summer day with the girls by the lake… sitting… chatting… fusing and cutting!  A darling boy “Mac” helped me cut these flowers out… and …

West to Glacier

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I’m still re-visiting summer days in the dead of winter; we have wind chill advisories in many areas.  Here is a photo I took late last summer… one of personal favorites. I was on my way home from teaching in Big Fork, MT, hoping to get across the mountains before dark to avoid as many deer as possible.  Oh my, …

BIRD in the VELVET

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Good morning!  It’s cold out there… we have 3 above with a wind…brrrrr! Here is a project that I hope… will  warm your heart! “Bird in the Velvet” — Pattern and inspiration courtesy of Sue Spargo, a designer whose specializes in folk art and wool, and more… I just love her design play, colors and textures; they just completely pull …

“JOY” Art Quilt

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During the Christmas season we celebrate the grand night God came down to earth as baby. And perhaps to the rest of the universe the event looked merely like an astounding humiliation… God, the Creator of all, became man, taking the form of a human body; a somewhat ordinary and perhaps unimpressive thing to some of us. He endured life …