Freak for Halloween

Sunday, 19. October 2014 19:21 | Author:

Spider wrapped legs and sky high hair
She let her freak out for Halloween (6.5” x 10.5”)

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Sketching – Halloween

Saturday, 18. October 2014 19:24 | Author:

Boys!!! Yep, some boys in Halloween costumes – teen wolf, superman and daddy mummy.
I had to add a girl or two to the mix – dracula, freaky party girl and witch
The kids all need a spooky house to visit for trick-or-treating.

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Breezy Autumn Days

Friday, 17. October 2014 19:16 | Author:

a skirt caught in a breeze
as she strolls through a park
She loves breezy autumn days (8” x 14”)

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Disco Girl

Thursday, 16. October 2014 17:55 | Author:

Funky pink background
short skirt and boots – this girl loves disco!
Disco girl at heart (8” x 10”)

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No Place Like Home Challenge

Wednesday, 15. October 2014 19:57 | Author:

In March while visiting the Ohio Valley Quilters’ Guild in Cincinnati, I was given a challenge. Create a quilted item using a bit of each fabric and at least one embellishment included in the challenge packet. After too many months, I finally knew what I wanted to create – tiny quilts to decorate a home.
I cut squares of the text print and brown fabric along with some batting to create the base for a pillowcase style bound quilt with loops of ribbon included. Once all the quilts were turned right side out and stitched closed on the edges, I cut tiny squares of the other two fabrics and a larger bit of muslin that were stitched to the top. I then used blue thread to add a word or two each little quilt. I hand stitched an embellishment to the quilt and threaded a skewer through the ribbon loops and added a bit of check ribbon.
16 tiny quilts were created – each one meeting the challenge requirements. I’ll be sending these to Cincinnati so that the Ohio Valley Quilters can enjoy them.

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Aqua Bike

Tuesday, 14. October 2014 20:25 | Author:

An aqua dotted bike with a basket full of tulips
enjoy the ride, journey to fun, bike in style, bike happy
Aqua Bike – Bike in Style (21” x 14”)

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Walking at Night

Monday, 13. October 2014 20:25 | Author:

An orange coat to keep the chill away autumn night.
She loves walking at night (8” x 15”)

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Faith in her Dreams

Sunday, 12. October 2014 19:53 | Author:

A tutu constructed from an old dress and silk ribbon ties
A tiny magic wand
She has faith in her dreams (15” x 25”)

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Sketching – Silly Sick Fun

Saturday, 11. October 2014 18:53 | Author:

I’ve been sick most of this week with a bad cold and throat thing. I sleep, work, sleep and maybe piece larger quilts together before sleeping more. There’s been many cups of tea and I fear we have run out Tylenol to keep the fever down. Thankfully it’s the weekend and I no longer have to be productive. I can hide out with a good book under the covers and shiver the ick away.

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Purple Bike

Friday, 10. October 2014 18:53 | Author:

Who doesn’t want a purple polka-dot bike?
with a basket and comfy seat
Purple Bike – Enjoy the Ride (21” x 14”)

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