Tag Archives: hand quilting

Flowers Hoping to Be Free is at Mills Senior Center

Flowers Hoping to be Free is spending the holidays at the Mills Multi-Purpose Senior Center in Atlanta. If you are wondering about the name, it took me so long to finish this quilt that I thought that must be how … Continue reading

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Songburst Finds a New Home

I knew my quilt Songburst would not be with me long. It is just so pretty and has so many loving hand stitches in it that I knew someone else would love it and want it. It was purchased during … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Big Flowers is Finished!

I finished hand quilting Give Yourself Big Flowers in record time. I added some beads and buttons to give it a little bling and quilted some hearts in the background to carry out the theme of the series. The quilts … Continue reading

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New Applique Table For My Studio

I continue to outfit my new quilt studio. Recently, I added an appliqué table. It is a black glass table with a shelf underneath the glass.  I purchased it at Ikea. I enjoy having different work stations in my studio. … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Big Flowers

After returning from the work place again (I served as the Interim East Point City Attorney for four months), I decided I needed a hand quilting project to return my brain to a calm place. I chose a UFO I … Continue reading

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Blue Heart

I guess the cold gray days of January have put me in a blue mood. My first quilt of 2012  turns out to be a blue quilt. (I almost never make blue quilts). I had no particular purpose in making … Continue reading

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Stars Over My Christmas Garden

Since we have given up on snow and cold weather in Atlanta (we are expecting record highs today), I might as well share a garden quilt. Stars Over My Christmas Garden is made up of four traditional blocks framed by … Continue reading

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See Swimming Upstream #1 at My Open House

Swimming Upstream #1  is my newest creation. The quilts in this series are quilted by hand and  made from luscious batiks that evoke thought of the  beautiful Caribbean Sea. Like many of my quilts,  Swimming Upstream #1 also features inspirational words hidden in … Continue reading

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Hand Quilting Nurtures Creativity

When it’s cold outside, I like to hibernate with my hand quilting. There is nothing as wonderful as a fire in the fireplace, a cup of good coffee and a hand quilting project. Hand quilting allows my mind to roam … Continue reading

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Awaiting Inspiration Through Calm Reflection

I find that I write much better when I get in a quiet place and allow my inner spirit to take over. Sometimes I have no idea what I am going to write until my fingers touch the keys. This … Continue reading

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