Category Archives: Seashell

Alvin’s Island Crab House of Death or Why Living Creatures are NOT tchotkes

Many of you may know that I’m generally positive and upbeat, but there are a few things that raise my ire. Seeing critters suffer needlessly, whether big or small, makes me furious. I also love Alvin’s Island. It has always … Continue reading

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Beach Beach Beachy Beach

So, this week we are vacationing at Seagrove Beach, our family fave. It’s just me, my folks, Patrick, his buddy Drake and a bunch of dolphins. Lindsay was with us for a couple of days, but work beckoned and she … Continue reading

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You can never have tu, tu much Tula!

Happy Early Birthday to me! Bam and Papa surprised me on Friday with something fabulous…it’s an entire mystery quilt kit using Tula Pink’s hottest newly released line, Fox Field! Her fabric designs keep getting better and better! I love, love, … Continue reading

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Assortedness

Howdy, folks. Well, if the sky is gonna fall, I might as well keep working until it does. Little Quilts called me to let me know this lap quilt was ready. I admit it…I have gotten entirely lazy about finishing … Continue reading

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Miami Shmiami

I know I’ve been away too long, Bisquichitos! Warmer weather was calling my name, so I trekked to Miami over the weekend to visit friends. Miami is like New York City on the beach. It’s filled with lots of rude, … Continue reading

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Neptune’s Jellyroll

Ahoy! Yeah, I know. Neptune’s Jellyroll sounds like a college radio band. Surprise though! It’s my newest finished quilt. Tula Pink designed a collection called Neptune, full of nautical themes in a stunning palette and Moda offered it in a … Continue reading

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More, more, more in NYC!

So, back to class with Heather Ross. I was working on my Flamenco lobsters and crabs, but they were looking more than a little cartoonish and didn’t have a context or surroundings. They needed a story. With only three days … Continue reading

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