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A new Array of Color

Posted by Ruth on 23 January 2015 | 0 Comments

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array of colorI've been contemplating about making a new Array of Color. I often make patterns over again especially popular ones. I am thinking that I should make a slight color change as well.

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I've Been Tagged in a Blog Hop

Posted by Ruth on 8 December 2014 | 0 Comments

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I've been tagged! It's the "Around the World Blog hop" and I've been tagged by Cindy Foster of Oregon.  Cindy is a quilter and designer, currently working towards her local Christmas Bazaar, and operates her own company "Carter Creek Quilts".

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Creative Twist on Purse

Posted by Ruth on 8 December 2014 | 1 Comments

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Candy Sweet purse for AmyAny excuse to make something for someone is always high on my list of things to do especially when it comes to Christmas and Birthdays, so knowing my granddaughter Amy loves purses, I just had to make her one this Christmas. I used my Candy Sweet Purse Pattern to create a new style design just for her. The original pattern has two applique designs that can be used - or you can use a favorite fabric in the panel inside - but I chose to create my own fabric and add some additional touches.

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Spring to Fall - recipe

Posted by Ruth on 31 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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November I always consider the beginning of the "crazy" season, well that's how I look at it. Everyone is crazily trying to get their projects finished or in some cases, started and getting ready for our Christmas festivities. Although it is Spring in the southern hemisphere and fall in the northern, it reminds me of pumpkins - could be Halloween of course! Anyway, I must say that "pumpkin anything" is listed at the top of my favorites so I thought I'd share a couple of recipes.

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Christmas in the Kitchen

Posted by Ruth on 20 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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Over the weekend I was looking over all the Christmas patterns. There are more than I thought! I'm rather fond of poinsettias and realize I have a number of patterns that have poinsettias in them.

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Morning Glories applique quilt - a play with color

Posted by Ruth on 15 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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I've been looking at my "Glorious Morning" quilt and thinking it would look great in different colors. Since the morning glories on this pattern are appliqued, it would be so easy to audition various fabrics, but sometimes it is easier to figure it out first. Mostly I know morning glories in a blue-purple color, but I see there are many in shades of blue-blue, purple and pink. Even white ones. I decided to play a little with colors to see what I came up with. First, here is the original.morning glories1

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Inside the Board Bag

Posted by Ruth on 12 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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As you will have read from my last blog post, I've been updating the board bag and making myself a new tote in new colors. I'm really liking the combination. I do think the Amsterdam Star looks good in just 3 fabrics. What do you think?

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Modern Look Tote for Quilting

Posted by Ruth on 9 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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Recently I've been working on my 'new-look' carryall board bag. I made a new front pocket using a different block and some fun modern looking colors.

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Simply Sunflowers OR Sunflowers At Dawn

Posted by Ruth on 6 October 2014 | 2 Comments

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Still one of my favorite quilts, Simply Sunflowers was first designed in 2004 and has been a rather popular quilt. What fascinates me the most is that thousands of quilters from around the world have been able to make this quilt too.

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The Vineyard - quilt pattern

Posted by Ruth on 17 September 2014 | 2 Comments

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Finally today I launched my new quilt pattern. It has been waiting to happen for a while but I was somewhat putting it off. My creation, "The Vineyard", a serene and quiet setting where the sun nourishes the grape to produce the most wonderful wine. Ahhhh yes, wine. I'm sipping quietly on a red wine as I type.

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