Category Archives: gifts

Part Three: Delia’s Birthday Book

First, a little background: I was blessed with older siblings for many years before I realized what a blessing it was to have them. As the youngest of five, born in the first 7 years of the 1950s –  I … Continue reading

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Dye-Na-Flow Paints for Sunpainting

            Awhile back I got to do sun painting with Dye-Na-Flow paints from Dharma Trading. They work like the Setacolor (use diluted with water, paint with foam brushes) but are more brilliant, both wet and dry. … Continue reading

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February Birthday

Just a couple of pictures of a birthday present I need to get in the mail today….  so it arrives only 10 days late. My beloved mother-in-law is one of the better things about this month, and I wish I’d … Continue reading

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Baby Quilts

I’m sure this is a topic I’ll revisit or touch on many more times in the future, but there really isn’t anything much more fun for a quilter than a baby quilt, how ever one defines it. My preference is … Continue reading

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Sun Prints with Setacolor

UPDATE: (Such as it is) The second day of crafting was fun, but it was a smaller group and I forgot to take pictures of the two sun prints that got made while the important creative work of talking was … Continue reading

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Jelly Roll Baby Quilt

For Christmas I got a “jelly roll” of Kona Solids in “the 20 most popular colors”. Having never played with pre-cut strips before, I’d suggest them as a guilty pleasure for more quilters!  Using pre-cuts is indeed a bit like … Continue reading

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Sudoku Quilt

This quilt was made for my daughter Kate. The Sudoku puzzle is constructed entirely from batiks out of my hoard  stash, using instructions out of the book Sudoku Quilts, by Cyndi Hershey. The lattice is Kona cotton. The quilt is … Continue reading

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