Monthly Archives: August 2013

English Paper Piecing (cont’d)

Well for me this is like the last big weekend closing summer although I wish for the summer weather to continue. My husband wants to try to attend as many Labor Day events as he can fit in. In the … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe, cont.

As you all my know quilters and crafters always have a million projects going at once. Well I have a million and 1. 🙂 So for the Marilyn portrait that I posted a few weeks ago,  I had that part … Continue reading

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It Didn’t Look Like That In My Head

When determining the design of projects, I don’t know if others are like me, but I see a picture of what the finished project should look like in my head and work towards that end. I tend to be a … Continue reading

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Diva Dane’s Cooking Moment

Hey Everybody, I wanted to bring more to our blog other than crafts. I also love to cook and bake and entertain. I have Girl’s Night at my place and my friends are always ready to taste a new dish … Continue reading

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Ready to Knit

Diva Dane’s Mom who is sweet as pie and always looking out for me, saw a scarf pattern in the newspaper and cut it out for me. I am always looking for new patterns. This pattern is a möbius scarf … Continue reading

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Gee’s Bend Quilts

Good Morning everyone, I hope you all had a nice weekend.  Chicago was nice and hot. My mom and I enjoyed spending time with my sister. I have always been fascinated with the Gee’s Bend Quilts after seeing an Oprah … Continue reading

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A Fabric Challenge

I just love a challenge and boy did we get one. Our guild had fabric from South Africa donated. The stipulation was that if we took fabric that we had to do a project with it and use all the … Continue reading

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Cheryl Phillips Butterfly Quilt

Good Morning Everyone, One thing that I like to incorporate into a lot of my quilted pieces are butterflies.  After my father passed away 4 years ago, I read a book on the meaning of butterflies and how to deal … Continue reading

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In Memory Of

A very dear friend of ours passed away 1 year ago today. He was a great musician. He spent time on tour with Madonna, was musical director working with Dennis Edwards formerly of the Temptations and many others. His wife is a beautiful songstress. She … Continue reading

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Modern Block of the Month (BOM) 2

The Craft Divas are really getting into the Modern Quilting techniques.  We have recently signed up for Jacquie Gering Workshop that is being offered by Great Lakes Heritage Quilters Guild on October 11, 2013. In this workshop we will be … Continue reading

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