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Heart Quilt Journey

It all started with an idea. I had a desire to create a quilt that was different from the traditional style quilts that I had been making my whole life. I was bored with flat designs and I abhor all over quilting with the same pattern that flattens the whole quilt into a thoughtless mess.… Continue reading Heart Quilt Journey

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Moving Right Along

Now that I am finished quilting the blocks, the rest of the heart quilt is moving quickly. I have half of the top border complete and I am hoping to finish the rest of it today. With any luck, I will have the whole quilt completed by the end of next week. Several weeks ago,… Continue reading Moving Right Along

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Bella’s got her groove back

After spending a week moping around trying to figure out what I am suppose to do now, I finally stepped back into the life that I was born to lead: My kitchen! I have spent the last 2 1/2 years revolving my life around a job that I really didn’t like and ignoring the things… Continue reading Bella’s got her groove back

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Taking Heart

I haven’t been writing, because I have been busy ending one phase of my life and beginning another. What exactly does that mean? Well, it means that I have been mentally preparing myself to be jobless, which in itself has been a immense mental challenge for me. It also means that I have been decluttering… Continue reading Taking Heart

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Finally on the Quilting Frame!

After spending a wonderful (but chilly) morning hiking with my husband and our two dogs, I came home to a warm house, home cooked food and an afternoon of playing with my heart quilt. Finally the day had come to sandwich all the layers together, pin it and get it on the frame. I would… Continue reading Finally on the Quilting Frame!