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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Sometimes the nitty gritty happens on hands and knees. Working on the floor is a big part of my process. It’s where the difficult, the technical, the tedious happens… I like the shift in perspective.
The trees, mountains, peaks, knolls and valleys… Emerging from bows, velvet, satin… wedding dress, t-shirts and burlap… Dolores Wolfe was a craftswoman and farmer who lived in Kentucky. She raised sheep, spun wool into yarn, and wove yarn into cloth.
I’ve been asked to create a memorial quilt for Ruth Anne from the clothing of her mother, Dolores Wolfe. Ruth Anne began this quilt herself in the Passage Quilting™ Workshop that I taught in Cincinnati last fall. She asked me … Continue reading
Following up on the featured photo for Wordless Wednesday, I have to wax nostalgic about Mary Jo’s Cloth Store. It’s located off of the Cox Road exit on I-85 in Gastonia, NC. Seamstresses, quilt makers, decorators, brides-to-be, and stashaholics have … Continue reading
4.11-4.17.2011 Registered my car with the California DMV, worked extra hours at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church getting ready for Easter (I’m the church secretary), went to a friend’s party in Oakland… and knitted the seventh sock of 2011. … Continue reading