glittery pretty placemats ~ snowblossoms ~ giveaway

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hellloooo! …from the frozen “snowblossoms” of montana!  i love highs of -8 wintery weather.  it makes me appreciate 20 degrees {above zero}. lol speaking of snowblossoms ~ how i loved making this quilt. i really did.  {but} … i knew i wouldn’t  finish it ~ {until now}. it has been tucked away in a closet for over ten years.  motivated …

Red Autumn

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This is one of the many projects that has been ‘waiting in wings’ for quilting in the studio.  I stenciled these leaves onto a green batik using Shiva Paintstiks; one of my favorite mediums.The leaves were then fused down to the red swirl batik, seen below: Click here to see some other projects I’ve made with Shiva Paintstiks — the …

CHICKS DIG GLITZ!

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I know I’ve had more than a couple posts about  threads… and it’s likely that I won’t ever stop teaching… encouraging… showing… learning more!  It’s just THAT IMPORTANT if you want to learn to make metallics SING FOR YOU!   Expand your creative world ‘to infinity and beyond!”with metallics! Without that knowledge, your fun at the sewing machine… isn’t so much …

Psalm 91:11 for JAMIE

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Jamie’s Angel… flashy and funky, stylin’ and cheerful…bright and red-haired, creative and musical… that’s our JAMIE!  This quilt was inspired by, and is dedicated to my friend and Christian sister, Jamie B.  I had so much fun playing ‘dress-up’ with this doll of an ANGEL.  Love her red hair! Everything else I chose revolved around the red head!  I had …