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Sew much to do; sew little time

Sew much to do; sew little time

It’s tough to carve out enough time to really do some serious quilting.  For the last week or so, I’ve been digging out some ongoing projects and trying to actually do some sewing on my machine.  In the process, I’ve made some interesting discoveries.  Like […]

Quilters Meet and Greet

Quilters Meet and Greet

Hello!  I’ve been blogging for almost 10 years but only recently moved Reproduction Quilt Lover from the Blogger platform to WordPress.  There is still a lot of housekeeping to do as I clean up some of the messes made during the migration.  But, most of […]

Perils of Pausing

Perils of Pausing

Get it?  Perils of Paus-ing … Perils of Pauline?  Sorry, I could not get that old movie title out of my head ever since I thought about titling this post “the perils of pausing.”  Okay, it’s out of my system now so I can show […]

A Maryland Album Quilt

A Maryland Album Quilt

Back in March 2016, I wrote a post about a signature quilt I had acquired and called it “nearly” my holy grail of quilts.  It is a special quilt with beautiful Turkey red fabric appliqued in a fleur de lis pattern.  It also has lots […]

Economics and my poison green phase

Economics and my poison green phase

Have you had “Phases” in  your quilting?  By that, I generally mean choosing certain colors or patterns such as cheddar, pink and brown, red as a neutral, or hexis, stars, log cabins…  I am currently in a poison green phase.  I love it and find […]

Still stitching…

Still stitching…

I’ve been stitching nearly every day but it’s on the same project so I don’t have anything in the way of results to share yet.  Instead, let’s focus on the process.  Personally, I love a peek inside others’ supply boxes and am very attached to […]

I’m stitching

I’m stitching

I’m stitching as fast as I can which, unfortunately, is still pretty slow.  This is block C-1 from a pattern called Worcester Beauty-A Maryland Album Quilt.  It is an almost exact reproduction of a quilt in the collection of the DAR Museum (link to quilt […]

Elegant Geometry Exhibit – Taft Museum of Art – Post 1

Elegant Geometry Exhibit – Taft Museum of Art – Post 1

Medallion quilt from the collection of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum 2008.040.0014 Seen at the Elegant Geometry exhibit at the Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio   I like to give myself presents.  After all, I know exactly what I want and I […]

Start small

Start small

Lily block with hand appliqued triangles and squares on the white corners.   I’ve been thinking about getting back to blogging because there is a direct correlation between the time and effort I put into my own sewing and my number of blog posts.  If […]

Hand Quilting My Little Quilts

Hand Quilting My Little Quilts

Quilting…hand or machine?  As quilters, we make decisions, have our preferences, and our biases.  These are individuals choices and when I speak about them I am strictly speaking about my own personal decisions, preferences and biases.  There is no judgment about those of others.  This […]