Author Archives: Emily

About Emily

I like to work with my hands, whether cooking in the kitchen, planting in the garden, knitting in the winter, or sewing quilts (often out of jeans).

Pink Triangles

2016 became a bit busier for us this fall when our second daughter joined our family. I made this triangle quilt for her, and am taking her monthly baby photos on it. It’s made of simple triangles and was hand … Continue reading

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Thankful

Thankful for another year of the vegetable garden and all the harvests we enjoyed. Here are a few. Save

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Projects

Here’s what I’ve been sewing and knitting lately. Lots of dresses for my little girl.  This was a set of matching dresses for all the girl cousins as well.  Many more that go right into the drawer and then in … Continue reading

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Heart Quilt

This quilt was a graduation gift the came together quickly based on this pattern, with fabric from my stash. I re-worked the dimensions of the quilt by making the hearts 4″ square rather than the 2″ or 5″ in the … Continue reading

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Fall Colors String Quilt

I finally finished my sister’s wedding present! Its only a year and a couple of months late. I hand-quilted straight lines in the string sections, ovals in the sashing, squares inside squares in the white border and parallel lines in … Continue reading

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