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Ann Symes
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Quilter, wife, mom, grandma
Quilter, wife, mom, grandma

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A Plaid Quilt
Quilters are known for their generosity and the guilds that I have been a part of have made quilts for a variety of causes: premature babies, abused women, homeless people, victims of natural disasters and kids of all kinds to name a few. For me, it's a cha...
A Plaid Quilt
A Plaid Quilt
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Memory Quilt
When I get a request for a custom memory quilt, I am torn between fear of ruining the precious clothes from a loved one and excitement at pulling together diverse pieces of fabric into a cohesive looking quilt.  This quilt started as a collection of baby cl...
Memory Quilt
Memory Quilt
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A few left over pieces
Like most all quilters, I have lots of fabrics in my closet (and bookshelf, and Rubbermaid tubs) and still I save a lot of my scraps. I save the selvage edge because sometimes they are just too pretty to throw out and I save scraps that are at least 1.5" sq...
A few left over pieces
A few left over pieces
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Inspiration
I am inspired by a lot of things: a stack of coordinating fabrics (the easiest inspiration to turn into a quilt!) Blue Sky by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts Blue Sky Mini Quilt - FOR SALE HERE the colors of my surroundings Prairie Sunrise east of Calg...
Inspiration
Inspiration
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Jelly Girl Quilt
I made this lovely quilt a while ago and blogged about it here . This past weekend I brought out all my quilts for an in-person market and fell in love with it all over again. The Kate Spain fabrics are amazing and the colors are so bright and cheerful! My ...
Jelly Girl Quilt
Jelly Girl Quilt
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Jelly Girl Quilt
I made this lovely quilt a while ago and blogged about it here . This past weekend I brought out all my quilts for an in-person market and fell in love with it all over again. The Kate Spain fabrics are amazing and the colors are so bright and cheerful! My ...
Jelly Girl Quilt
Jelly Girl Quilt
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Christmas Embroidery and Quilts
Last fall I purchased a combination sewing/embroidery machine ( Brother NQ3500D ) and I've been discovering ways to use some designs in my quilts. I've shared a Christmas quilt with you a while back that used some beautiful red work designs from Bird Brain ...
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Disappearing 9-patch
This is a pattern I've made many times before and it looks completely different when different fabrics are used.  Apple green and navy are always a good combination and I just love how this one turned out. Made with more subtle colors, this blue and aqua ba...
Disappearing 9-patch
Disappearing 9-patch
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Custom Quilts
I love to create my own interpretations of traditional quilts, often in modern, fresh colors. But I also take on custom orders and sometimes that means a client who has very specific ideas and just doesn't have the means to create them on their own. I have ...
Custom Quilts
Custom Quilts
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Celtic Knots
Celtic knots have always fascinated me. The way they wind over and under and around without having a beginning or an end. Celtic Knot - FOR SALE here I've done this knot a few times in green, but I did this one in purple for something different. I had no id...
Celtic Knots
Celtic Knots
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