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February 2018 Aurifil D.O.M.

The Places We Go! So today is my Day and Month to present my Block for  Aurifil Designer of the Month for February 2018. I consider it such an honor to be part of this group of Creatives. All of the Details about my block (including the PDF with instructions) and the "place" I picked for the theme are over at Auribuzz. And while you are there, CHECK OUT their cover page!! It is STUNNING I think!!   Here is the link to my interview.  There are some...

Flourish Line, Mia Whittemore, Windham Fabrics, Spring Colors, Summer Colors, aurifil thread

Flourish

Flourish by Mia Whittemore is a wonderful line if you are looking for Springtime to come early! This fabric should be showing up in the shops right now! Woohoo!!  You know I have been talking a lot about the rain up here in Washington State lately. Fabric like this sure is a delight in this season! Reminding us of what is to come! All of these cheerful colors after months of rain and grey, green, black, brown, and more grey are very healing for the spirit I...

Rain quilt, Modern watercolor, blue nickel studios, men who quilt, Angela Walters

Rain

Here today with us is my little wall quilt, Rain. Rain's story is a somewhat sad one, especially shortly after the time it was made, but now, years later, I am pretty okay with it. I made this quilt as part of my efforts to try to start a book proposal back when that was the thing to do and a LOT of the current "big names" in the quilting industry were becoming big names. Including Angela Walters who quilted this for me. But due to failures...

Aurifil Designers of the Month – 2018 –

It is my honor to be part of the Aurifil Designers of the Month for 2018 - such a talented group of people! If you haven't hear of this program, Pat Sloan has been organizing designers of all kinds for years to create a block or mini quilt or some other creative needle work for many years now for the Aurifil blog and the world! This year the theme is "The Places We Go."  Each designer will be presenting a 12 1/2" (unfinished) block in Black/White/and A Color....

Orange Dot Quilts, Dora Cary, Modern Quilting, Quilting, Fresh Perspective

Orange Dot Quilts

Happy New Year and welcome to today's interview with Dora from Orange Dot Quilts. I met Dora through my time on staff at Generation Q Magazine. She had entered some entries in my Block Builder Feature there and we published Boxing Play - the green and blue quilt behind Dora in the below picture. I don't think she was "Orange Dot Quilts" yet, but I think she started the company up soon thereafter if not before. Dora has an eye for design to be sure. I met Dora in...