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Carol Stearns
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A QUILTING DESIGNER
A QUILTING DESIGNER

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WE MAKE IT!
Have you been watching the new crafting show on NBC, MAKING IT?  The two hosts are kind of silly but I enjoy the creative aspect of it.  The show is loosely based on British competitions like Great British Bake Off and another Sewing show.  Why not have our...
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BOXIE BAGS!
I've always wanted a serger but never gave it a thought to look for one.  Until my LQS, Stitcher's Quest, had a serger event at the shop.  She brought in a dozen Bernina L460 sergers with a Bernina trainer and set up two events.  I attended the first one an...
BOXIE BAGS!
BOXIE BAGS!
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MY FAVORITE QUILT!
MY FAVORITE QUILT! So I was reading Jo's blog this morning,  http://www.joscountryjunction.com/about-the-process/ and she was talking about making Bonnie Hunter's mystery quilt, Roll Roll Cotton Boll and how that quilt was the starting point of the learning...
MY FAVORITE QUILT!
MY FAVORITE QUILT!
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DOUBLE WEDDING RING QUILTALONG
Today I linked up with Jo's Country Junction  http://www.joscountryjunction.com/the-double-wedding-ring-quilt-along/comment-page-1/ Jo is having a quilt along for her amazing Double Wedding Ring Quilt and I'm going to attempt to link up and quilt along with...
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POLKA DOT PINWHEELS
One day, I decided to sort out bins of fabric that have been accumulating heaven knows what.  I found 13 pinwheel blocks that I had made during the Celtic Solstice mystery from Bonnie Hunter.  That was at least 5 mysteries ago and I never finished that proj...
POLKA DOT PINWHEELS
POLKA DOT PINWHEELS
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TAKING A RISK!
I've owned a Decorating Den Interiors franchise since 1984 and have been a very successful, award winning interior designer for 34 years.  Back in 1984 I was a Captain in the US Air Force Reserve and I had a part time job managing the reserve office at Egli...
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THE ROUND ROBIN, 2018
There are many ways for a quilting round robin.  You can see many options here  on pinterest .  When I was guild president several years ago, our guild had a lot of 12.5" blocks that had been made for some such contest or donation.  So I took the blocks, di...
THE ROUND ROBIN, 2018
THE ROUND ROBIN, 2018
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ONTO FEBRUARY AND NEW PROJECTS!
January 2018 has flown by but there is one more day and lots of sewing planned today.  On Ringo Lake is my major UFO that I am working on and I"m ready to see some progress.  I have 17 blocks made and most of the parts done for the rest of the blocks so I v...
ONTO FEBRUARY AND NEW PROJECTS!
ONTO FEBRUARY AND NEW PROJECTS!
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COLOR CONFIDENCE, 2018, PART 7, THE REVEAL
In 2017, I finally finished my Sew Simplicity Quilt by Jacquelyn Steves.  I even quilted it myself on Platypus, my platinum 16 quilter.  I am so pleased with it!  I had fun with this because I made it with my friend Barbara from the UK.  We became friends w...
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COLOR CONFIDENCE, 2018, PART 6
My philosophy on selecting fabrics and colors for a quilt is a five part process that I have shared in my recent postings. Let me restate them here FIND FIVE FOR FABRIC FREEDOM 1. find your fabric; 2. find your theme; 3. find your neutrals; 4 find your acce...
COLOR CONFIDENCE, 2018, PART 6
COLOR CONFIDENCE, 2018, PART 6
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