Finding Some Inspiration: Paula Kovarik

I don’t know about you, but I’ve found it really difficult to be inspired. I don’t know if it’s COVID, or just the time in my life, but it’s been hard for me to find fun in my art or even know where to start to get my muse back.

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Finishing the garden flag

I finally finished the garden flag for Dave’s wildflower garden. For making the base flag, check out this post.

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Making an outdoor garden flag

Dave was looking through the shed recently, and found an old flag holder. At one time it had a flag, but it has long since bit the dust! He placed it in the wildflower garden, and then asked me to make a flag for it. Here is how it looks right now, before I’ve added…

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Two New Tools

I’m always on the lookout to find tools that make my art easier. This first one really helped me in completing a few of the small quilts I’ve been making for the SAQA Collaborative project.

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Challenge is over, now what?

The eight-week challenge is over. I want to thank Luann and Sherrie for linking up to my posts, and sharing the challenge on their blogs. I’d also like to thank those who commented, and those of you who emailed me privately to tell me what you were doing. So glad we could do this together.…

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Creating New Cloth Zoom Class

I mentioned in the last post that I took a zoom class last Saturday taught by Judy Gelzinis Donovan called Creating New Cloth From Old Lace. The class was held at the online Mancuso quilt festival. If you are at all interested in this technique, she’ll be teaching another Zoom class next month. The information…

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Feb/March Challenge Week 5

I really can’t believe that it’s already week 5 of the Feb/March Challenge. As for what I accomplished last week, I feel like I fell a little short.

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How To: Snippet Roll

In my quest to use my scraps, I decided to make a snippet roll. This is not a new idea. In fact, the very first article I found about them was written in 2011. I’ve been seeing them a lot in the past year or so, but just didn’t take the time to make one.…

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