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This blog is about my love for quilts and my kids.

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This blog is about my love for quilts and my kids.

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LOVE the podcast!!!!

By Betsy in Atlanta - Oct 17 2009
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Michele - I love your podcast!!! I just listening to all my quilty 'friends' chat as I make my long commute to work! One little 'constructive criticism' - YOU MUST LABEL ALL YOUR QUILTS!!!! Even if you just write your name and the date on the back in a corner with a Pigma pen - someday - someone - somewhere will want to know where that quilt came from! I know you think you'll remember when you did it - but you won't! Anyway, that's not really a criticism - just my 2 cents worth. At any rate - please keep recording; it's so interesting to hear other folks chat about quilting and their part of the country. I had the opportunity to visit CA this summer - they have fabulous shops - it sounds like you do to! Thanks for the podcast!! And keep on recording!

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By Tami Knox - Sep 27 2009
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Love the podcast. Interesting subjects and Michele does her homework. Great voice too.

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8 Ratings
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LOVE the podcast!!!!

By Betsy in Atlanta - Oct 17 2009
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Michele - I love your podcast!!! I just listening to all my quilty 'friends' chat as I make my long commute to work! One little 'constructive criticism' - YOU MUST LABEL ALL YOUR QUILTS!!!! Even if you just write your name and the date on the back in a corner with a Pigma pen - someday - someone - somewhere will want to know where that quilt came from! I know you think you'll remember when you did it - but you won't! Anyway, that's not really a criticism - just my 2 cents worth. At any rate - please keep recording; it's so interesting to hear other folks chat about quilting and their part of the country. I had the opportunity to visit CA this summer - they have fabulous shops - it sounds like you do to! Thanks for the podcast!! And keep on recording!

Yes!

By Tami Knox - Sep 27 2009
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Love the podcast. Interesting subjects and Michele does her homework. Great voice too.
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Quilts 'n Kids

Latest release on Jun 14, 2010

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Episode 10 – Ready Set Serge

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Welcome back. 

Podcast: Episode 10 – Ready Set Serge


Backpack I made and donated to my friend’s school for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Placemats donated for school's silent auction.

Pillows for "goody bags" from the sleepover.

More pictures to come once I discover which camera I took them all with!  

Jun 14 2010

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Rank #2: Podcast: Interview with Linda Ruff

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Repost of Episode 9 for iTunes purposes (UGH!!)

Episode 9 – Interview with Linda Ruff

Lesson learned.  Do not upload two podcasts at the same time because iTunes will only pick up one of them.

Jun 02 2010

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Rank #3: Episode 7 (repost) – You Were Always on My Mind

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If you listen to the podcasts off of iTunes, then you have not been able to download Episode 7.  This is just a repost of the same Episode found on my blog, but for iTunes purposes.  Let’s see if this works….

Podcast: Episode 7 – You Were Always on My Mind

May 11 2010

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Rank #4: Episode 8 – More chatting

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Show notes for Episode 8 – Just some more chatting

Podcast: Episode 8 – More Chatting

Thanks to Lisa at A Stitch of Faith for letting me know that it is okay not to edit my podcasts.

I got creative this weekend and pulled out the Hexagon die for the AccuQuilt GO!  Each die comes with a pattern inside and I decided to make the table topper for that die.  I had never worked with Y seams before Saturday.  At first, I decided Y seams were a B****.  But after a while, I quit fighting the fabric and let it speak to me and figured out how to do it.  I can’t take all of the credit though.  Something in the back of my mind kept thinking Kaye Woods or Eleanor Burns.  As I recall, I watched one of them tell me how to sew a Y seam.  It had something to do with folding the fabric in, so I just did it.  I think it all laid pretty flat.  Take a look and let me know what you think.  I know the fabric choices are questionable, but they were available in my stash and reminded me of spring.

Hexagon Tabletobber and matching coaster

Here are the hotpads I made.  I found these at http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=550

Hotpads made from scrap material with the GO! 2 1/2" die.

See the jewelry/treasure box my mother in law made me for Christmas.

My MIL is such an awesome bi-crafter. This is quilt blocks done in needlepoint.

I received the Martelli Rotary Cutter for Christmas.  I really like it.  It took a couple of tries to get used to, but I like it!

I like my new Sewline TRIO marking pen as well.

Sometimes we forget to treat ourselves to a little pampering.  If you live in the Denver, CO area and are looking for some TLC, call Jenn at Body & Sole.  Ask her for the Michele Treatment.  You will love it!!!

Check out this awesome Ginger Garlic Beef recipe.  Note:  The recipe calls for beef broth, but does not tell the user when to add it.  Once I mixed it with the soy sauce mixture and once I mixed it in with the vegetables.  It worked great both ways.  If you try it, let me know what you think.

Here are some pictures of the Kindle Covers I have done:

Picture of the first Kindle Cover I made

Open view

Easily folds back for reading

Getting fancy with the closure

Mar 28 2010

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Rank #5: Episode 5 – Meet Sandy and Her Antique Quilts

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I hope you enjoy the interview with Sandy.  She has great tips about antique quilts – where to find them, how to care for and store them.  If you need more information about antique quilts, let me know and I can put you in touch with her.

Podcast: Episode 5 – Meet Sandy and Her Antique Quilts

Things I have been working on:

Card for Coach

Not sure what Dylan drew exactly and I may have gone overboard with the decorative stitching.

I decided not to put pictures of the Under the Sea challenge yet.  I will put them up next time and let you know how terrible I did in the challenge. =)

Here are some pictures of my quilting “studio” if you are interested.  Everything was sort of picked up…

Studio pictures

A few more pictures

Here's the quilt I bought from Sandy.

Here's the quilt my grandma made me when I was 5.

A few pictures of Sandy’s quilts.  The pictures just do not do her collection justice.  She was so kind to allow me to take pictures.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Green and white quilt Sandy mentioned, which hangs above her bed. She must have the sweetest dreams.

This Beauty hangs high on Sandy's wall. Her husband must risk life and limb to change it out at Christmas, but only after the life insurance premiums are current.

The yellow and white quilt is the $4 find Sandy mentioned. What a find indeed.

Sandy's oldest quilt. See how it is wearing and falling apart. Handle with care!

More lovely quilts greet us as we climb the stairs.

More quilts stored on the stair landing

Sandy had this one quilted in red. I wish I had got a picture with the full effect. It's quite amazing. I guess I will have to go back and get more pictures.

In fact, when I go back, I am staying in this guest room. Sandy, my bags are packed.

Now I lay me down to sleep....

Awesome quilts in Sandy's dining room

See how she stores her quilts

This is the quilt top Sandy mentioned that was hand quilted by the group in Colorado

More fabulous quilts found along our tour of Sandy's home

I'm lovin' the red and white. What about you?

More fun quilts.

Very old doll quilt -hand quilted by Sandy

Sep 07 2009

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