Category Archives: Design

Knitting Bag

It didn’t take long for me to realize I was going to need a bag for all this knitting paraphernalia I’ve slowly acquired; throwing it all into the [..]

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Dad & Janet's Quilt, & A Skirt

Tonight, we had dinner with Dad, Janet and my step-sister Emily to do our Christmas exchange. It was difficult to show them their quilt in at Applebee’s, and [..]

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Impatient Betty

Yes, I’m back to staring at the “Hello Betty” coin stacks, trying to determine if I want to chunk them up into smaller stacks with white sashing in [..]

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Design Wall Monday

When I took a photo of my design wall Saturday night, this what what I planned to post: I got frak-all accomplished this week, thanks to the headache. [..]


Design Wall Monday

I’m back to contemplating the Hello Betty coin stack, which needs to be sashed and sandwiched. I had originally planned to sash it in white and back it [..]

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Tetris Elemental

“It seems like a clown exploded into squares on your wall or you summoned a Tetris Elemental.” Truer words have never been spoken than those by one of [..]

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An Eternal Dispute

“Look, I’m making a random pattern!” “No, you’re not. You’re being deliberately random, not completely random. There’s a difference.” “It’s random… I mean, I made sure no two [..]

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Move in with a geek, if you can swing it

“So, I have a math question for your big, giant brain.” “A math question?” <arched eyebrow> “For quilting.” (“Oh, of course,” he thinks….) “So… if a pattern originally [..]



That is how many 4.5″ x 7.5″ pieces can be cut from a fat quarter bundle, leaving assorted strips and small scraps. It took me four and a [..]

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Decisions, decisions…

Mike Neir is out mowing the yard, and is repeatedly freezing his tuckus off. Yesterday, he commented that I may have canned bean hoarding tendencies, so I’ve just [..]

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