Posts in : June 2014 - Color Girl Quilts by Sharon McConnell

  • Jun
    27

    Taking it on the Road: the Islands


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    posted in Travel
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     My family and I just returned from a fantastic trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. It is our favorite place to vacation and this year was really special: my boys went snorkeling for the first time! It is really amazing as a parent when your child reaches a stage to experience something brand new, […]

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  • Jun
    17

    On Newsstands: Love, From the U.K.


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    If you are in the United States, this issue of Love Patchwork and Quilting is still in stores…and it just might be a favorite of mine! I want to tell you about it. If you are not familiar with this title, you simply must check it out. I don’t subscribe to quilt magazines, usually just […]

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  • Jun
    14

    For the Love of Fabric: Batik


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    posted in Fabric, Sponsors
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    Jackie at Canton Village Quilts Works is having a sale on her great selection of batik fabrics this weekend! Check out the batik page Here. That got me thinking. Batiks are so unique in quilting, aren’t they? it seem that people either love them and use them almost exclusively, or really not at all. I […]

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  • Jun
    11

    Mini Marcelle Medallion: Flying Geese Border


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    One of the project I worked on last weekend at Camp was my Mini Marcelle Medallion. I finished the tiny flying geese border! Each of these geese finish at 1″ x 2″, they are so cute. The main group of fabrics I am using are from charm square packs by Michael Miller Fabrics. There are […]

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  • Jun
    10

    My Kind of Summer (Quilt) Camp


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    posted in Travel
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    This is my mom and me in front of the actual, physical Pink Castle Fabrics store in Ann Arbor, Michigan! We made a stop there last Thursday on our way to a weekend getaway not far from there…Camp Stitchalot is hosted by Brenda, the owner of Pink Castle. If you have a chance to take […]

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  • Jun
    03

    Quilt Bomb 3


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    It’s that time of the year. Kids are crazy excited because it’s sunny outside, the days are long and there is water to play in. Moms are happy to have outdoor playtime, maybe a little anxious at the long days ahead, but happy to relax the schedule a bit. The school year is winding down […]

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