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21 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: Maryland

As a young girl of ten, I was told the romantic story of Black-eyed Susan (The Maryland State Flower).  While I’ve long forgotten the details, I’ve always remembered to dramatic, romantic essence of the tale. My Maryland research brought it back to me… (All hail the internet!)

18 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

New Patterns At Last!

I recently realized it’s been a while since I posted a pattern to my Craftsy shop. So I went through my Archives to find something fun to share. In fact, I found THREE Patterns to share! And best of all, these patterns are just 99 Cents!  Did you know you can purchase your Craftsy Patterns […]

14 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

States Of Modern: Maine

Maine, The Pine Tree State, is our northernmost state on the Atlantic seaboard.  With the motto, “Dirigo” which means “I Lead” it isn’t surprisiong that the North Star is included on the Maine State seal and its flag.

13 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Pine Needles Quilt Guild in Wrightwood

I had a great time last night visiting the Pine Needles Quilt Guild up in Wrightwood. This quaint little town has a thriving guild that meets on the second Tuesday of the month. I was honored to be their speaker last night. Check out these fabulous quilts that were part of their show and tell. […]

07 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

States Of Modern: Louisiana

The fleur-de-lis or fleur-de-lys (plural: fleurs-de-lis) is a stylized lily (in French, fleur means “flower”, and lis means “lily”) used as a decorative design. It may be religious, political, dynastic, artistic, emblematic, or symbolic especially in French heraldry. It is no surprise the emblem found all over the state of Louisiana has its roots in French […]

30 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

2015 Pillow Of The Month: April… Spring!

Oh my!  This year is surely flying by!  I was shocked to see the date on the calendar as the last day of the month! 30 days has September… April, June and November… Didn’t I just post the March pillow pattern? I’ve been thinking a lot about this pillow, spelling out Spring and adding a […]

30 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

States Of Modern: Kentucky

Isn’t is appropriate that Kentucky comes up now for our States of Modern block?  The AQS Quilt Show in Paducah has just drawn to a close and the quilt world is still humming from all the activity!  Classes and Contest Winners, beautiful quilts and spring in Paducah!  This is a wonderful week to celebrate the […]

23 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

States Of Modern: Kansas

Recently, my sister and brother-in-law moved to Kansas and are building a house near their daughter so I am planning on visiting soon.  I’ve been puzzling over how to represent the state til I learned the geographic center of the contiguous United States is located about 2.6 miles northwest of the center of Lebanon, Kansas, […]

16 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

States Of Modern Block Of The Week 15: Iowa

When I think of Iowa, I think of three things:  Radar O’Reilly, American Pickers and agriculture… Corny, Cornball and CORN! So our modern Iowa block mixes little bit of the Iowa flag and a modern, minimalist interpretation of an Iowa cornfield.

10 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

It’s Show Time!

OCQG Quilt Show Is Here!  We had a great Wine & Cheese Preview Night last night and there is still a lot more fun to be had!!!!  Come to the Quilt Show today (Friday, 4/10) and tomorrow (Saturday, 4/11).  Tickets are only $10 (and get you in for both days!)!   Early entry to our […]

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