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Beautiful Big Dogs

This book has a few surprises in it. Besides being packed with thirty-five different large dog patterns, it also has several duck decoy patterns which could be made into a ¬†duck quilt for the very special guy in your life. … Continue reading

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Do You Have Leftover Blocks?

Make baby quilts! There are so many quilt patterns out there that can easily be modified to accommodate a single block. Dig through your old patterns and see what you can do. For instance, this leftover block was 12″ square. … Continue reading

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Charity Quilt

I received this photo the other day from an organization that raises funds for ¬†soldier-dog teams. I had given my permission to the group to make this quilt based on my patterns. I think it turned out just great. I’m … Continue reading

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Dachshund Pillow

Dachshund Pillow Isn't this cute? I didn't make it. It was made from a pattern in my Darling Little Dogs book but by Nomi of Manic Muffin Totes. She had previously asked my permission to use the patterns to make … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Sunbonnet Sue

Fancy Sunbonnet Sue The Chickasha quilt show this past weekend had a special exhibit dedicated to sunbonnet quilts. It was very interesting to see all the variations of this popular traditional design. The yellow one (above) was my favorite. Not … Continue reading

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Poor Old Petey

Pete the Chocolate Lab Many of you may know this Labrador dog pattern from my Beautiful Big Dogs book, but what you may not know is that it was drawn from an actual dog. This was Pete, the Chocolate Lab, … Continue reading

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March 7, 2008 – Etsy.com

1930s Sharpei – SOLD I want to thank Country by Design for introducing me to Etsy.com. She has been selling some of her rag quilts there for a while. If you like handmade items, and you are unfamiliar with Etsy, … Continue reading

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