Author Archives: divadiversion

About divadiversion

Creative procrastinator. Cock eyed optimist. Family historian - with the story being the important part. Quilt coach, lecturer and creator. Scrapbooker, card maker. Modern vintage. Wine lover. Explore new places, let's travel - let's go!

Just DO IT… Changing Direction

This week is the final challenge of Project Quilting Season 13. The prompt was “Flying Geese”. First, I looked for some foundations I had purchased a couple of years ago from Alison Glass. They were nowhere to be found in … Continue reading

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Rhythm & Repetition is a Wrap

How’s that for alliteration! Sunday I was waiting for the challenge to drop and when it did…well the only thing I could come up with was “wash rinse repeat”. I read some the articles provided with the challenge and that … Continue reading

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Dazzling Diamonds

This girl was late to the party. But what an exciting entrance! The inspiration for this weeks Project Quilting was diamonds. As in the shape of a diamond, or as hard as a diamond or…well there was plenty to work … Continue reading

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Kitchen Influence PQ13.3

This week on Project Quilting the prompt was “Kitchen Influence”. I love this as there is so much to do with the kitchen that is inspiring from food as art to food as ingredients to flavor profiles, to…and the beat … Continue reading

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PQ13.2

Sunday the challenge was revealed for this week and it is “In Silhoutte”. There was encouragement and a few wonderful examples and definitions of “Silhoutte”. This is when I wished I had had my children, or even my grandchildren done … Continue reading

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#pqSeason 13!

One of my quilty pleasures at the beginning of each year is Project Quilting. Project Quilting is the brainchild of Kim Lapacek of the Persimon Dreams blog. Every two weeks a challenge is dropped and quilters have exactly one week … Continue reading

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The Lists

I’m a list person. They help keep me focused. I’ve made lists for 30 years. Annually, just before or right around New Years I’ve begun making lists of what I would like to accomplish over the year. Not a resolution … Continue reading

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Round Up

When I first looked back upon this 2021 to see what I accomplished, my initial reaction was “underwhelmed”. There were not many pieces highlighted on my UFO Challenge or my Finish-A-Long list. And because there was so little progress on … Continue reading

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Shimmering Triangles Class

In August I took a Zoom class with my friend Sandy.  We both belong to the Virginia Consortium of Quilters which in times other than COVID has meetings all over the state four times a year and offers classes during … Continue reading

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Here Here For the Red White and Blue!

I’ve been cutting and sewing and cutting some more. It has been fabulous. So, in June or July I found this pattern for flag blocks. It was simple and fun and it presented really well. The pattern is Flying Flags … Continue reading

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