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My recent projects

I just finished my first quilt of the year! It’s just a simple hexagon baby quilt–but it feels so good to finish a project. I learned a few tricks with my sewing machine with this process and some important details … Continue reading

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Art 101 (or starting again after 20 years)

I’m not sure why I stopped being artistic. The last project I remember doing on my own was in the seventh grade (at least 20 years ago). I haven’t always enjoyed my time at YVCC, but my art class last … Continue reading

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Nameless Threat (Part 3)

After dinner I realized I hadn’t checked on Roger’s cat all day. I thought it would be nice to get away by myself for a few minutes but Opal invited herself along. “I’m just dying to see what that prissy … Continue reading

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Stream of Consciousness Assignment

My husband is much more focused than I am. He has ambitions and dreams. I don’t. Well, I dream of living in a cottage near the ocean. Not much of an ambition, but there it is. I think my dreams … Continue reading

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Party Hats

My oldest son is 16. I made him his first quilt when he was about 4 years old and it had been worn to shreds. I had a dilemma–how do I make him a quilt that signifies his love of … Continue reading

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Hourglass quilt

It all starts with fabric. I love fabric. I wander slowly through the fabric store, touching each bolt tenderly.

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Copper City

I expected the ghost town to feel eerie, as though spirits watched from hidden places waiting for us to leave. Copper City held none of those–it was peaceful. The area consists of a meadow the size of a city lot … Continue reading

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