Author Archives: Marci

Chatelaine

I think this is what this is called. I found it in the bottom of my sewing chest.  I made this in early 1988.  I wore it to our local quilt guild meeting.  The pin cushion on the left was … Continue reading

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Pincushion #2

Here is my second attempt at creating a pin cushion.  I used a freestyle Log Cabin pattern using my scrap basket of 1″ wide strips of fabric.  On this one, I backed the top with a scrap batting and then … Continue reading

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Pincushion Practice

I have been intrigued watching the social media fascination with the creation of these cute and colorful, pieced miniature quilts disguised as pincushions. I fell in love with this one from V and Co., this one from Fresh Lemons Quilts, and … Continue reading

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Vacation at Wallowa Lake, Books, Art and a Long Board!

We spent ten wonderful days camping at Wallowa Lake, Oregon.  This is a magical place that we have camped at for the past 17 years.  This year we arrived earlier than previous years and the weather was cooler, we had … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 | 2 Comments

Flowers and Quilts

We have been in a heat wave here, upper 90’s for almost two weeks now and still going.  Thank goodness we have a drip system for the cutting garden. And then there is this guy and his two friends. Watching … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom!

Today is mom’s 82nd Birthday.  I went out to the garden very early this morning and picked this mixed bouquet to surprise her. Tonight we will go out for dinner to her favorite restaurant, PF Changs, eat wonderful Asian food … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along, Week Four

This past week I did not put a lot of time in at the sewing machine.  I attended a four day painting session at the lovely studio of Flora Bowley.  You can read my post about it here. Here is the progress … Continue reading

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