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Jerrod Allen Nickelson (1977-2013)

These three quilts were made from the clothing of Jerrod Allen Nickelson, one for each of his three children. With the help of their mother, each child chose specific items that best carried their memory of and relationship to him. What satisfied … Continue reading

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Mend It Better ~ Review & Giveaway

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Carol’s All Wool Quilt

My friend Carol came over to the studio the other night. She helped me install an additional track for studio lights, and a second work wall. We made dinner together with fresh veggies from her garden, and then we had … Continue reading

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Frogging Cashmere

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Walter F. Kenney, Jr., February 2011

Walter F. Kenney, Jr. 2011, 54″ x 48″, machine and hand-pieced, hand-quilted, from the clothing of Walter F. Kenney, Jr. Lauren Kenney asked me to make a memorial quilt out of her father’s clothes as a gift for her mother. … Continue reading

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DIY Carfree Carefree Bicycle Jacket

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Running Out of Wool ~ Repurposing Thrift Store Finds

The improvised [ ] quilt pattern is coming along. My favorite blocks are in the right column. My intention is to make a queen sized quilt, but I’m running out of wool. The star [ best price viagra | viagra … Continue reading

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Patchwork Sketchbook ~ [ ]

The quilt pattern inspiration for this week are [ ] parenthesis. See my interpretive sketch and it’s translation into an actual quilt block, made from re-purposed wool clothing. Continue reading

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