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Kelly Cole
Works at Blue Bird Sews
Attended Portland State University
Lives in Portland, Oregon
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I love your colors in this quilt! Blue, red, white and brown scrappy hues! yummy!
I childhood best friend has been promised a quilt for a very long time.  Her husband was diagnosed with cancer last year, so I thought I better hurry.  6 months later, after hurrying, *cough*, it was completed today.  And I f...
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Thanks Kelly!  I like brown anyway, but I think brown helps tone down the "4th of July-ish" a little bit (which I do love, just not for this quilt).  Thanks for stopping by.  Nice to meet you.  
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Winter's Steely Grey and Purple Quilt
Hi. It's really Christmastime now. Just a few days left until the family gathers and friends come to call. This is what all the preparation is for. But before I get back to the sewing of little person PJ's and snack bags I wanted to pop in a share a quilt f...
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Rainbow Scrappy: Log Cabin Quilt
Remember once upon a time when I was making rainbow inspired goodness ? Well that never really stopped, I have been trucking on this quilt for just a year and a half. I made the first block on a rainbow whim and that was going to be it. A big pillow I thoug...
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A valued winner
A big thanks to each of you who commented for a chance to win! You ladies are the best. The responses you gave made me think about my own journey of making and why I do it. The generosity of giving really touched me - and those of you who just sew what you ...
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Little things for little ones...
My little boy (who is not a Baby J anymore - must find a new nick name for him!) started pre-pre-school this month. He's all of 3 and 5 m...
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What I made in 2013
1. Half square triangle quilt in purple and grey , 2. Tova top in vintage , 3. Rainbow Log Cabin Scrappy Quilt , 4. Rainbow Log Cabin Scrappy Quilt , 5. Small make: needle book , 6. Blue hues baby quilt , 7. Anvil quilt block , 8. Welcome to fall and sunflo...
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Holiday How To: Christmas Tags
Hello there everybody! I have a hunch that you all are in the throngs of making for the holidays, because that's what I am doing! Quilts, kids PJ's and a little bit of bazaar work are on the plate today. But I thought I would share this little how-to from l...
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Blogger's Quilt Festival: Hexagon Flower
Hello and Welcome to Blue Bird Sews! I hope you are hopping over from the big Blogger's Quilt Festival going on over at Amy's Creative Side because I made a quilt and want to share it with you. Earlier this year a friend and I decided to barter our services...
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WIP Quilts
Well Hello there again! With my amazing progress on my big ol' quilt tops I thought a little sharing is in order! This past weekend I finished up the Cowboy Wild Goose Chase quilt top I'm making for my son. When he asked about it - like where is it mom? Is ...
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10 Years...
This past week my husband and I celebrated 10 years of marriage. Our wedding was held along the banks of the Crooked River 15 miles outsi...
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Sew, Quilt, Garden, Blog, Cook, Write, Etsy, Make.
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  • Blue Bird Sews
    Creative Sewing Guru, 2010 - present
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Portland, Oregon
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How to make a quilt and other sewing projects are the backdrop to my life in Portland, Oregon
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Blue Bird Sews is what I do creatively in my life. I sew in between the times with my husband and three year old son. I garden in between the times I sew. Come in and see. 
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  • Portland State University
    2008
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