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Amanda Bode
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  • Kansas City, MO
  • United States
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Thanks for stopping by my humble page. I am a new quilter, sewer, crochter, artist. I really discovered my crafty side in the fall of 2009, right after I quit smoking. :) Please say Hi and let me know you were here. I love to connect with all of my quilting friends on Facebook. Please send me a friend request and tell me that you saw me here. You can find me at http://www.facebook.com/amandabode

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Hobbies and Interests
quilting, applique, paper piecing, hand quilting, machine quilting, embroidery, general sewing, knitting, gardening, other
My pets are awesome!
3 dogs and a bird

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Bernina "Stitch This" Art Quilt Challenge

Posted on May 22, 2010 at 1:39pm 10 Comments

I finished my entry for the Bernina "Stitch This" Challenge last night. The challenge is being held at QuiltingArts.com and the prize...a BERNINA aurora 440QE. I am really really happy with my finished Mama Swan. It is the first time I have ever done…


1st Art Quilt

Posted on May 8, 2010 at 10:51am 5 Comments

I finished my first Art Quilt wall hanging last weekend. I followed along with a book to learn how to do fast-piece applique. The book is by Rose Hughes called Dream Landscapes Artful Quilts with Fast-Piece Applique. I really liked the easy instructions and am definitely going to do some of the other patterns in the book.

This was a lot of fun!!! I can't wait to start my next project. Pics are below. I did mess up on the binding. I guess if I do it wrong enough times I will…


National Quilting Day

Posted on March 20, 2010 at 9:25pm 4 Comments

Just finished cutting all of the pieces for a new quilt I started today. I am really loving the fabric that I am using. I picked a vintage block piece and have put together my quilt art from this. I am doing the Double Quartet. The finished piece will be 16" X 16" with 3 blocks by 4 blocks plus border and binding. My vision is to then have the quilt framed. My very own quilt art.

This picture does not do the fabric…


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At 12:18pm on December 1, 2013, Linda Fiacco said…

Hi Amanda,

I just looked at my page and saw your request for being my friend. I do not get on here offend . I love your table runner and the swan.  I live in Oregon but was raised in California.  My husband has been ill with CHF. And is in a wheelchair now. We used to travel a lot but now any more.

I try to do a little sewing each day. I quick my quilt group because I needed to stay home . I will try to get back to this group more often. Hope you had a nice thanksgiving.

At 6:46am on September 10, 2012, linda harriott/UK said…

Trawling QWU for Christmas ideas and dropped in to say I love your runner.

Also like the Pacific Nights quilt,I love Log Cabin.

At 7:08pm on March 23, 2011, MARYAM/MO said…
Happy Birthday Amanda!  I hope you had a wonderful day and the wind didn't blow you away lol
At 10:03am on March 23, 2011, Margo in Maine said…
Good Afternoon from Maine Amanda...was going to type morning and realized I am late today....wishing you a wonderful JOY FILLED BIRTHDAY...you are brave to do art quilts...they are unique but I usually piece and applique...each of us have a part that we really enjoy.  We had a lady who did lots of it and was at our meeting and demonstrated...really neat stuff....lots you can do....she had taken all here stuff hanging around the house of her gram's etc...and incorporated into a large piece...even to her grams wedding rings...hankies....and on and on...lots you can do...have fun today....Blessings
At 8:33am on March 23, 2011, Connie/KS said…
Happy Birthday Amanda!
At 6:31am on March 23, 2011, Judith Cogswell said…
Have a happy birthday today....Judy from Montana
At 3:06am on March 23, 2011, Gayle/La. said…
Happy Birthday Amanda!  I hope you have a great day.
At 9:10am on December 24, 2010, Darlene said…
thank you for the birthday wishes.  I've just signed in here for the first time in ages and was touched at the wishes.  Thanks and Merry Christmas
At 6:11pm on August 20, 2010, Lindsey Ray said…
Hi Amanda, it's nice to meet up with you on QWU. . . Your quilts are lovely. Lindsey :)
At 7:43am on August 19, 2010, Connie/KS said…
I would be happy to be your friend! I see you are from KCMO. My kids both live in MO. Jenni lives in Lee's Summit and Allan lives in Peculiar. Your pictures of your work are fantastic. I have never tried the art quilting. Have too many other projects in the works. Have a great day!

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