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A Different Kind of Golden Wedding Quilt

In my family we have a tradition of making an album quilt for any couple who makes it to 50 years together.  It began in 1977 with my mom’s parents’ anniversary.  My first cousin, Nancy, came up with the idea … Continue reading

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The Vermont Quilt Festival: WOW

I think this may take a few posts. To start, the Dear Jane show was fantastic.  Brenda picked a selection of “baby Janes” that showed off the range of possibilities, with an emphasis on the traditional layout.  There were examples … Continue reading

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VQF Bound!

Today Mom and I are off to Burlington to see our Infinite Gratitude quilt on display at the Vermont Quilt Festival as part of an exhibit of “Baby Janes” – modern interpretations of Jane Stickle’s original quilt.  We can’t wait … Continue reading

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The Quilt Life

Once again, I’m shamelessly lifting the title of this post from the topic about which I’m writing:  The Quilt Life magazine has just published an article about our quilt in their December issue!   Journalist Meg Cox, who also happens to … Continue reading

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Quilters Take Manhattan!

Gosh, I didn’t even need to come up with a fun title for this post, because the Quilt Alliance did it for me!  Today was a great afternoon at FIT, with Meg Cox interviewing quilter Denyse Schmidt, followed by a … Continue reading

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Two Can Play That Game

So you may remember that last fall Diane made me the most adorable red & white chicken pincushion, who quickly became our project mascot.  Well, I’ve been planning my return volley for some time now.  Diane and I both loved … Continue reading

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Somers: You should’ve been there…

Last Thursday, my aunt called to ask if Mom and I wanted to go with her and my uncle to the quilt show in Somers.  So, throwing the mountain of What I Really Should Be Doing aside, I happily took … Continue reading

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