Monthly Archives: January 2011

Giddy by Moda coasters and table mat

I had a good quilting day today.  I did make a loaf of gluten free bread, and made potato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches with chocolate pudding for dinner, but I spent the rest of the day quilting.  It’s probably … Continue reading

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Saturday in the country and the city

Spent most of the day today in the city at a birthday party for our youngest grandson.  He turned 2 on Wednesday.  I took my camera, but didn’t take any photos.  Right now, the only thing I’m taking pictures of … Continue reading

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Tater tot casserole

Can you believe that after all these years, I finally made tater tot casserole.  I sort of made up my own recipe, but it was really good.  What was I thinking?  I should have been making this for 40 years!  … Continue reading

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How-to: Creating a rag quilt square

The square is the basic building block of rag quilting, but since there is no quilting after the squares are stitched together, each square has to be quilting before being stitched together.    Here’s what you need to begin your … Continue reading

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How-to: Rag quilting a table runner

I got the cart a bit a head of the horse.  This should have been the first picture and the first post in my how-to series on rag quilting.  But I was taking pictures of this runner as I made … Continue reading

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How-to: Rag quilting – Choosing fabric and getting started

Even though most of this information is already available on the web, there are a few things that I have learned by trial and error that make the rag quilting process easier.  If you can cut a straight line and … Continue reading

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How-to: The creative process in quilting

Here’s a little insight into the creative process that I go through to come up with a new project.  Since I rarely follow directions and I never buy patterns, each Country By Design item is a product of my creative … Continue reading

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