Sew to speak Jan/Feb 09

pick a peck

Making “a string” of Pick a Peck hot pads, Sept/Oct ‘08 (No. 123), was a fun and easy way to get back into sewing after the summer break. I added an apple to the mix, but the sweet corn is everyone’s favorite. As a former Iowan, it’s usually disappointing to sow sweet corn in Norway, but one can always sew a good ear.

Bonnie Vaage • Heggedal, Norway



hangin’ with the kitties















I wanted to make a special quilt for my neighbors who are having a new baby and found Hangin’ with the Kitties, Nov/Dec ’05 (No. 106). My son, Brad, takes care of their cats when they are out of town, so I knew they would appreciate a kitty quilt.

Gail Brunell • Laguna Niguel, California


single scoop

We have made many quilts from QUILTMAKER Project Linus patterns for Make-a-Blanket Day. These two Single Scoop quilts, Jan/Feb ‘06 (No. 107), were fun to make. We found great ice cream and sherbets to fill our perfect waffle cones.

Betty Delman • Abell, Maryland
Sandi Delman • San Diego, California

Editor’s Note: Join us for this year’s Project Linus Make-a-Blanket Day by making Lotsa Pops! Details and pattern can be found on page 34.

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