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How do you fold your quilts?

The act of opening and closing a quilt whispers some sacred truth about the revelation of life’s moments and the hiding away of memory. Continue reading

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Seeing Green ~ Geek Love Review

Green is the color of the heart chakra. It’s the color of growth as well as decay. I suppose there are as many meanings to green as there are shades of the heart. Continue reading

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retreating into community

Groups of knitters are fantastic, funny, and so appreciative of the effort anyone makes to knit. The love of yarn and craft is an instant bond. Continue reading

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surfing an ocean of color

Picking a palette is a fist step, but the true story of color unfolds in the relationship and proportion of hues as they manifest into pattern. Continue reading

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Sprucing Up

This sad UGLY pillow has been sitting around my apartment forever. So I checked my stash and pulled out a nice big piece of vintage fabric. Got out my tools… Revved up my sewing machine… And stitched up an extra … Continue reading

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YOSS2011 FEB 4/24

2.16-3.5.2011 Packed up my Treasure Island studio ~ finished a bereavement quilt commission ~ looked for a new used car ~ first candlelight dinner at my new live/work space ~ traded a skein of yarn with a Ravelry pal from … Continue reading

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YOSS2011 FEB 3/24

2.1-1.15.2011 Signed a lease on my own live/work space ~ bike ride to Alemeda ~ packed up the household stuff ~ my first night living in the East bay ~ dinner at Luna Park with my friend Ted ~ Holly … Continue reading

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Color Tips for Quilt Makers ~ The Importance of Value

Did you know that value is the first aspect of color registered by the eye? We see patterns primarily based on a color’s value. The value or the tone of a color is measured by it’s [ viagra in spain … Continue reading

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Patchwork Sketchbook ~ Modern Lamp

Isn’t this a beautiful modern lamp? I’m inspired by the concave rectangles of the shade and the base. This sketch may be the start of my first sale worthy, reproducible, modern [ soft viagra | viagra viagra nude | canada … Continue reading

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