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!

#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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Inspiring Visitor

It had been over two years since we had been together at the same place at the same time. And at that time we were going through one of the most difficult challenges in our lives. Yes we chatted and … Continue reading

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Etsy, I Heart This

And it’s finished! Adorable Nine-Patch Heart Quilts. This has been on my list for a little while now. I’ve been beefing up my “Nine Patch The Humble Workhorse” presentation and wanted to recreate the Nine Patch heart quilt I did … Continue reading

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In Honor of Earth Day

What do you recycle? Those that know me, know that sometimes I have a difficult time just disposing of things. I’m often thinking that there is more life to some of the things we discard. (Not quite a hoarder depending … Continue reading

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Not a Great Start – falq1finish falq2list

So close yet so not done. It’s all good though because it will just make the next quarter finishes that much sweeter. Mountains Majesty saw some real progress with all of the blocks constructed, put into rows and the rows … Continue reading

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Over 100 Days, But Under a Year!

Longarm Quilters all over the world probably have been working steadily over the last year. Those quilters with a reputation and stong customer base have been quoting dates up to 90 days out and beyond. With so many of us … Continue reading

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