Tag: quilting

Post #3131: This week in making

I went into Vancouver yesterday for the funeral of a co-worker who I’ve known for over twenty years. She would have been fifty this month, but has had breast cancer now for several years – and after a long hiatus in which it was…

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Post #3114: Going for the log cabin after all

I’ve taken the plunge and started cutting a new quilt. As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve had my interest in 19th century quilts piqued recently – and I think that I finally (maybe) have the skills and patience to pull off a…

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Post #2060: When it comes to creativity, “to be everywhere is to be nowhere”.

Brian left on Saturday morning for a 9-day hunting trip up North, which coincided with the start of my intensive Zen practice period, and so the house has been very – very – quiet. While I normally fill the empty spaces by listening to…

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The Step-Daughter Quilt

My step-daughter turned fifteen this week, so no little-kid themes for her! I took leftovers from a wedding quilt I made in the summer and put them together in a windmill pattern, spent five hours densely quilting the damned thing – and voila! a…

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The Nephew Quilt

I have to admit that the childrens’ quilts I made this year lack something in finishing quality. However, I finished two quilts in less than a week and I happen to know that children aren’t over-inspectors on workmanship, so I’m cutting myself some slack….

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