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At Around the Block with The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) – The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries Chap. 5: How Green is My Thumb or Grandmother’s Flower Garden

The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries continue over at Around the Block with The BamaSteelMagnolia with Chapter 5 titled How Green is My Thumb or Grandmother’s Flower Garden. For those of you not familiar with the project it’s a joint textile/writing project I started in Jan. 2009 after I was inspired by a book written by Mimi Dietrich.… Continue reading At Around the Block with The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) – The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries Chap. 5: How Green is My Thumb or Grandmother’s Flower Garden

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Angels Watching Over Me at Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia

I have a new quilt blog this evening. I was getting some things ready for a move this morning and it dawned on me I hadn’t ever photographed this one particular quilt. I’m particularly adamant about documenting and photographing quilts and decided “no time is like the present” so I took some quick pictures this… Continue reading Angels Watching Over Me at Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia

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At Around the Block with The BamaSteelMagnolia – Have Quilt Shows Become Elitists?

I’ve watched changing trends in quilt shows over the years…some good, some not so good. A recent one I stumbled upon kind of took me back and elicited some thought, opinion and resulting blog…and somehow eugenics worked its way in there… So, check out Have Quilt Shows Become Elitists over at Around the Block with… Continue reading At Around the Block with The BamaSteelMagnolia – Have Quilt Shows Become Elitists?

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The BamaSteelMangolia(TM) Diaries – Chapter 4: Paw Print…or “To All the Dogs I’ve Loved Before…”, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The BamaSteelMagnolia™ Diaries – Chapter 4: Paw Print…or “To All the Dogs I’ve Loved Before…” By Beverly Hicks Burch I had to include the Paw Print in my diary quilt. It’s a simple little appliqué block, but that isn’t why I had to include it. Animals and dogs in particular have played a very special… Continue reading The BamaSteelMangolia(TM) Diaries – Chapter 4: Paw Print…or “To All the Dogs I’ve Loved Before…”, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Mission Completed at Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia(TM)

Today I just blogged about a great new quilt project a friend of mine just completed. It’s her second ever quilt. She was inspired to create her own diary quilt when she saw me working on my own, The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries that I have been writing about here and at Around the Block… Be sure… Continue reading Mission Completed at Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia(TM)

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Around the Block with the BamaSteelmagnolia(TM) – Momma’s Closet

If you'd like to see a good old fashion quilt trunk show, click on over to Around the Block to see Momma's Closet. I spent some time lately documenting my Mom's quilts and the quilt of my great-grandmother...the quilt that inspired my to start quilting. Hope you enjoy!

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South by Southwest…in pictures, by Beverly Hicks Burch

C'est fini! Yep...it's a done deal yall...that puppy is finished. Click on over to Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia to get a look and the first quilt project Tall and Handsome and I collaborated on...Enjoy!

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At Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) – One Diary Down

You may recall I started a Dairy Quilt called The BamaSteelMagnolia (TM) Diaries that I have also been chronicling in writing. Well, the diary quilt is a contagious little character and my friend Shari caught the bug...and has finished her top. So, I thought I'd share some pictures of her top over at Around the… Continue reading At Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) – One Diary Down

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Backyard Buddies, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Backyard Buddies By Beverly Hicks Burch This morning I was working on the latest quilt project Tall & Handsome and I have going on…actually it is our first joint project…and his first ever textile project. Entitled South by Southwest, the quilt combines our heritages by using the Tennessee Waltz pattern (my heritage) with southwestern fabrics… Continue reading Backyard Buddies, by Beverly Hicks Burch