My quilting adventures were…wait for it…legendary! even if my blog doesn’t know it…

Well hasn’t the dust been collecting on my blog! My last post was June 2015. Horrors! I admit, I am not the most dutiful of bloggers. I spend more of my time on Instagram and Facebook and don’t get to the blog life as frequently as I would like. Which is kind of sad, since I could do it on the phone that has apparently been surgically attached to my hand.

What have I been doing since June? Well lots! I participated in a couple of swaps, including the legendary schnitzelandboo swap and the banner swap. I pattern tested for the talented Jeliquilts and karietwokwikquilters. I made lots of Halloween stuff. I made some pieces for Andover for quilt market. I worked with Katarina Roccella’s Imprint line. I even played with Pat Bravo fabric and Joann Hawley’s geese ruler.

While I did finish up some lingering projects, I also left a lot lingering, so 2016 will be busy trying to get things quilted and bindings on a variety of pieces that were done last year. Here’s some highlights of the latter part of 2016, including some shots of Cody, my evildemondevildog, who had surgery to remove a mast cell tumor in his leg.

Happy sewing and a fun 2016 to all!

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Imprint fabrics – the colors were gorgeous and saturated and I even used a white background 🙂
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Imprint fabrics small play – I got obsessed with shadow blocks.
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When you decide that half square triangles are the most versatile block on the face of the planet. Almost better than Legos. Almost…
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Post op tumor removal. We lived in the basement for a few weeks. My little Frankenwienie.
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I had a blast pattern testing for tartankiwi. The zebra was too much fun. My multi colored version. The fruit strip gum one is my favorite!
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Pattern testing for Jeliquilts. Her geese patterns are always stunning.
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Only picture I have of this. It got quilted. And sent to someone 🙂
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Recovering! it took months for his hair to grow back in.
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Found this awesome pattern at my local Joanns – made for a friend in Washington state.
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Used alexander henry fabrics to experiment with a technique from a fellow quilter.
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I made some stuffed animals. for fun.
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I think my obsession with wedges will spill into 2016.
my schnitzelandboo mini swap – somewhere there’s a picture of the quilted piece!
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a baby quilt I made for a friend’s daughter. it was pink. that is all I will say.
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I may have been very indecisive for the schnitzelandboo swap.
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and i used beelori’s pattern and became entranced with making pin cushions. I had to make this one for me.
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and a friend of mine looks superb as Dr. Frankenfurter, so she deserved a pillow. i’m not very good at thread painting.
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So I think mushyhed got to keep this – an andover piece that went to quilt market.
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Alison glass’ abacus line was sublime.
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I became enchanted with Elizabeth Hartman’s Hazel the Hedgehog pattern. I may have gone overboard.
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I found this tee shirt at a local outlet store for a few bucks. I couldn’t resist and I think it made an awesome wall hanging.
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One of my other quilt market pieces using Alison Glass fabric lines abacus and indigo. I called it Madonna – old but still a star 🙂
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One of my other favorite makes in 2015. thetattooedquilter made me do it. He made a frankenhazel and I got out of control and made hazel the horror classic stars. including invisible hazel. I love invisible hazel.
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Pat Bravo fabrics + Joann Hawley flying geese ruler = perfection.
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this was for my cousin Amy. I made one for myself too. Andover fabrics great panel!
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These are living with quilting friend – April Rhoades banner swap. Fun stuff.
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Kari Jewell pattern. Awesome fun.
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My quilty friend jessicaquilter let me test several selvage patterns she developed. They are too awesome.
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and just in time for Christmas, jeliquilts came up with this awesome pattern I tested for her. I could never get a photo that did the fabric colors justice.
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sariditty did some awesome graffiti quilting on a piece I made out of Michael miller solids. and I got to meet her. In real life even.
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see, i do exist.
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probably the most awesome thing I made in 2015. tartankiwi pattern, kappeskreations quilting. my fruit strip gum zebra.
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the banner i received in the swap was way too awesome.
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all recovered and he endures anything…
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another jeliquilts test.
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this little hedgehog went to live with my cousin.

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