Monthly Archives: September 2012

From the Bookshelf II – Madeleine Roberg

A few years ago I picked up The Practical Guide to Patchwork by Elizabeth Hartman, because I was looking to see how quilt patterns were written and her book was one of the newest books at the local library. When … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf II – Ellen Rushman

One of my favorite project books of late has been Sunday Morning Quilts by Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison.  All the projects are intended to use up scraps.  Scrappy quilts are totally my favorites, so I was pumped to … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf II

Another week has flown by! Madeleine and I are working on a couple of book reviews.  Tomorrow’s post will be on Sunday Morning Quilts and Ellen’s Monday morning makings inspired by the book.  On Thursday we’ll hear from Ms. Madeleine … Continue reading

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Finds – Madeleine Roberg

When I head to a quilt shop I expect to run across cat fabric and maybe a cat lady or two but I never had any intention of actually finding a cat, but watch out ladies because it could happen … Continue reading

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Finds – Ellen Rushman

This sewing cabinet is a find that I can’t take credit for. My mom got her hands on it at the annual Rummage Sale in my hometown, and now it’s settling into my sewing room. This bad boy has room … Continue reading

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Ellen and Madeleine are both always on the lookout for new “finds” from amazing new designers like those featured in REPEAT to awesome things for their own tiny dwellings. Madeleine had an unexpected find this month at the local quilt … Continue reading

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What’s New With Michele Rosenboom…

Hi everyone! Happy Friday! It’s so good to talk to you again! A lot has happened in the last month since I won the REPEAT competition. But before I go into that, I have to know…was it killing you, like … Continue reading

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Projects – Madeleine Roberg

Well I should have went first this week, because Ellen did such a fabulous job on her quilt using the winning fabric from the final challenge. Since, I haven’t had a chance to use any of the fabric from the … Continue reading

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Projects – Ellen Rushman

Sewing with Spoonflower fabric makes me nervous.  It’s a finite resource – pricey and the shipping time interferes with the excitement of a new project.  I’ve had swatches of the final designs for a few weeks now, but cutting into … Continue reading

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We’ve been busy planning a few projects with REPEAT fabric.  It’s fun to see what happens to the designs as they are chopped up and stitched back together in different arrangements. It’s even more of an adventure when you only … Continue reading

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Blogroll – Ellen Rushman

Reading blogs would be the majority of a pie chart illustrating my internet usage.  So, to highlight two blogs from all those out there is quite a challenge… I decided to start at the beginning with the first blog I … Continue reading

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Blogroll – Madeleine Roberg

One of my favorite quilting blogs is Sew Katie Did. Katie is a Washingtonian and teaches quiltmaking in the Seattle area. Katie’s blog is regularly up-dated with inspiring quilts. One of my favorites is her Opposing Triangles quilt. Katie is … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

  After a busy Labor Day weekend, including apple picking and canning for Madeleine, Ellen and Madeleine are spending the day leisurely scouring the internet for new and awesome blogs and websites to share with you this week.

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