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One Scrappy Story

I finished piecing a 90″ x 90″ scrap quilt last week, and soon it will head off to the quilter. This quilt and I had a love-hate relationship from the get-go. I blogged about its birth in a post called … Continue reading

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Saving Spools: For the Record

It all started at the beginning of 2012 when I read a blog post by Karen Griska on The Selvage Blog. She had saved her empty thread spools during 2011. It had been a 31-spool year. I thought the idea … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Block Network: One Block, Four Designs

Another new episode of Quiltmaker’s Block Network is up. This one features June Dudley and the Candlestick block by Karen Griska (The Selvage Blog, always a great read) from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 1. Doesn’t it make Monday easier to … Continue reading

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Running Smack Dab into Ugly. Or Not!

Please note: You’ll only get the full impact of this post if you read to the end. It’s worth it, I promise! *     *     *     *     * I stumbled upon a great scrap quilt via Pinterest not long ago and … Continue reading

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Saving Spools in 2013

A year ago I saw a post by Karen Griska of Selvage Blog about saving her empty thread spools in 2011. She emptied 31 spools that year. Since it was the first year she had saved spools, she didn’t really … Continue reading

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*Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas Day 3* Giveaway!

Welcome back to Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas. Today I want to tell you about a block that’s easy and fun—and has a smashing effect! This is Asterisk, designed and made by Karen Griska, author of the always interesting Selvage Blog. … Continue reading

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Interesting Quilter, Interesting Quilts

Even the quilt’s name—Fandango—makes you want to dance! Fandango is featured in the Jan/Feb 2010 issue of Quiltmaker, which should be arriving any day now. It was designed and made by Karen Griska, an interesting person who has made more … Continue reading

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