Category Archives: Design Wall

Choir Stole Pattern Creation

In response to some recent inquiries, I am currently working on the Choir Stole pattern, so that it would be a PDF, and printable.  I’m sorry that I was not able to do this in the time frame to fill … Continue reading

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Marine Series #3 Complete!

I’m on a roll this weekend.  I just finished quilting the last few sections of Hingham Holiday, my third in a series of marine-related quilts.  Thanks to some good music and podcasts on my iPod, I’ve managed to finish.  I … Continue reading

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Finally Quilting Hingham Holiday

This morning I am in the studio, after suddenly not having a commitment of my time.  After some espresso, I’ve managed to sandwich and “bind” my third Marine Series quilt, titled Hingham Holiday.  (I generally do a “pillowcase” edge for … Continue reading

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Marine Series: Dram Completed!

I am pleased that this quilt is finally finished.  I need to make a new label, since I created a label in 2011, but it’s well into 2012 now that this is ready to hang on a wall.  My final … Continue reading

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Marine Series #3 – Hingham Holiday Top Complete

Having a clean workspace is inspiring.  Maybe there is something to that old saw about having a clean area means you can think more clearly, or work better.  Whatever the case may be, I managed to finish sewing together the … Continue reading

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Studio Improved…

There will be only “After” pictures here, as I’m too embarrassed by the state of this room before, but a few of my good friends and family have seen the piles of crap, I mean stuff, that were all over … Continue reading

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Quilting Dram

This weekend, I’ve actually spent some time at the sewing machine, working on the quilting for Dram. I’ve been trying to make the sail and sailors the foreground, and getting the rest of the scenery to recede. There will be … Continue reading

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Lake Pepin Sunrise, completed

This morning I finished quilting the first of my Marine Series quilts, which is based on a photograph I took in Lake City, Minnesota.  It feels great to have this completed, finally, including the label.   I’m still not super … Continue reading

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Marine #3 – More Progress

Here’s what we’re looking at today, almost 24 hrs later.  I’ve decided to remove the long hair, and I’m now working on the shadows on the legs and cockpit.  Thanks for your feedback, readers!  My biggest choice now is the … Continue reading

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Auditions Continue for #3

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, I’m spending some of my weekend break working in the studio on things that involve sewing.  In addition to digging out the choir stole pattern for some readers, I’m continuing to audition fabrics for the … Continue reading

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