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!

First Finish of 2019 and Last Finish of 2018

Some fabrics are difficult to cut up, they are just so pretty. I remind myself over and over again, that is why you buy pretty fabric, to cut up and sew back together. We are lucky to have a shop … Continue reading

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Brownies Earn Their Badge

Last month I was invited to help a brownie troop earn their quilting badge. After doing some digging, I found the lesson plan used by another group that seemed manageable with some editing. After cutting and kitting, planning and revising, … Continue reading

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It’s a Totally Different Skill Set

The last months of this year I tried my hand at selling my crafts.  One thing I learned is that it takes a completely different set of skills to create an inviting environment and display your crafts in a way … Continue reading

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Festive Finds

So I’m getting ready for the holidays and I’m getting ready for a Holiday Bazaar.  The holidays are a piece of cake, I do it annually.  I’ve got it down.  The Bazaar however… Getting ready means opening boxes, finding pieces, … Continue reading

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It’s a Two fer!

Last winter I made two quilt tops from a pattern called Trip for “2” To Boston, put out by Prairie Pieces.  The pattern makes both quilts at the same time and contains two copies so each quilter can make it … Continue reading

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Storm at Sea Variation

Earlier this year I was busy putting together a very special quilt for a very special couple.  I didn’t want to just make any quilt, I wanted to put together something that would hold meaning specifically to them.  Their wedding … Continue reading

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Fabric Collection Quilt

Although I can not find the pattern for this quilt, I can tell you it was in a magazine approximately 15 years ago.  The pattern is simple enough and what pulled me in was the potential to show off collections.  … Continue reading

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