lots of quilting.

It’s Thursday already?empty thread

Like my thread, these last couple weeks have disappeared. And there’s probably some correlation. The spool on the left was brand spanking new one week ago, which means that I’ve been in front of the sewing machine a lot.

It’s felt great.

Here’s a peek at what I’ve been working on.


carolyn friedlander quilting





carolyn friedlander quilting


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single girl sunday.

Yesterday I worked on my single girl.single girl strips

She’s really starting to come along. I’ve now got 18 (out of 48) ring-lets completed–not too shabby. The rings are coming together easily, and I’m having a lot of fun with the fabrics. Just trying to keep it bright, scrappy, and interesting.


single girl strips

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winter stitching.


Just got a copy of the latest Stitch Magazine and…


snowflake sham in stitch magazine by carolyn friedlander


I’ve got a new project in there–my snowflake pillow! Hoorah. The design is inspired by Hawaiian quilts (a personal obsession) and folded paper snowflakes. It’s also my first applique pattern, and in honor of that I’ll be doing a tools and tips post soon.


In the meantime I’m excited to check out the rest of this issue. Based on the cover project I think it’ll be a good one.


stitch magazine winter 2012




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