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About freshairquilting

I love fabric and I love quilting even more.

A leaf and seeing double, twice

My mom had twins (17 months after she had me) and I had twins (they’re 23 now). So it seems only natural that there’s a set of twin fawns frolicking in our yard this summer. We are having a drought; … Continue reading

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The Adirondack Quilt

Kathy brought me an Adirondack-themed quilt. She designed this quilt for a cabin in the Adirondacks. It’s for a bed made from whole logs!  The main part of the quilt has blocks with loons, bears, trees, fish and deer; the … Continue reading

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A Little Historical Quilting

My daughter and I went to Genesee Country Village and Museum today. It’s a large living history museum, and the third-largest collection of historic buildings in the US. There are homes, barns, churches, school houses, stores and other building from the 1800s, … Continue reading

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Scrap or stash?

When there’s leftover fabric, is it a scrap or part of the stash? I have two nice cabinets that I store my stash in. And the scraps have all been crammed into a basket that’s kinda bigger than a breadbox. … Continue reading

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Another blue and white block

I’m really enjoying working on this blue and white “Metroscope” quilt. It reminds me of blue and white china…   And I guess you won’t quite see the similarity until I show you the entire quilt! That will be soon. … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

This is a blue and white quilt, doing some experimenting with this one: I will post more pictures when it’s done.

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Not A Quilt: Andrea’s Placemats

My daughter made these placemats and napkins as a wedding gift. I just love them. A little elegant, a little whimsical: The lining is quite clever. She used some “blockout” fabric – the stuff that’s used as a drapery liner. … Continue reading

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