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About Me
I LOVE quilting. I also have a beautiful family with 4 very active grandchildren. I also love to quilt and piece and applique and did I say quilt???? I'm a Longarmer which allows me to quilt for other people. And, I have an awesome dog - Lhasa Apso/Havanese mix!!!! Another activity I dearly love is painting Icons.

I work for Connecting Threads as a Pattern Designer which means I design patterns with our fabric collections. Whaoo!!
My Website (not your email address)
http://www.marimakeit.com
Hobbies and Interests
quilting, applique, hand quilting, machine quilting, embroidery, general sewing, gardening, other
My pets are awesome!
Jac the dog

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My Simple Sewing Space

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:56am 4 Comments

You asked for this so here it is, My Simple Sewing Space!

Welcome to my work space! Not being a person, who procures a great many things, I prefer a short-and-sweet way of living. My motto is: if I don’t use it regularly it gets thrown out. What you are about…

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Cosmetic Clutch

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 6:23am 4 Comments

Judy was walking around the office with the Cosmetic Clutches pattern in hand praising its cuteness. She was going to…

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Scrap Fabric Project

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:09am 5 Comments

Little quilts are absolutely adorable and considering that, I’m confused there are so few in my home. Well, that’s going to get fixed pronto! Awhile back I wrote a blog called …

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Lasting Legacies Block of the Month ~ Block 5

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 6:05am 0 Comments

Wahoo! It's the Lasting Legacies Block of the Month, Block #5 for March! Again, we are making…

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My Primitive Little Quilt

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 10:45am 9 Comments

My latest finished UFO! Well, long about now I'm really getting embarrassed. I keep blogging on these 'almost finished' projects and it's dawning on me I need a 12-step program for this because there are so many more projects to go! Why do I put these projects away at such a late stage? Why not just…

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At 11:37am on March 11, 2014, Donna Stokes said…

stop following

At 11:48am on December 13, 2013, Patricia Sanabria-Friederich said…
I love your work
At 9:57am on April 2, 2013, Diane Gunter/Canada said…

You are truly such a blessing to me and so many others! Thank you for the positive comments. They are needed right now!

At 9:02am on March 6, 2013, Bethany/from CT said…

Mari!!! I'm so glad to find you on here!  Did you design the recent Checkerboard Stars Quilt for CT that was featured?  I soooooo wanted to order this kit but 4 days after my catalog arrived, it was out of stock.  I asked if the pattern would be available and was told probably not. :(  I'm devastated!! Well, not like end of the world devastated but, you know. I had finally found the quilt of all quilts (in my opinion!) and wanted to make this for my bedroom.  I've been looking for 2 years for a pattern and fabrics to make just the right quilt for my room, and alas! It was here....for like 30 sec! :)  While I'm glad this pattern went over so well, I'm sad that it disappeared so fast!  Any chance that even if I cannot get the kit, you will post the pattern?  Please?  Pretty please????  :*)  I promise chocolate! :) LOL!!!

Thank you for your time and no matter what, your design was fantastic!!  

At 1:34pm on October 22, 2012, Cindy said…

Are they Danny, Nathan, Crystal & Josiah? finally got the names right after talking to my daughter. They went to school with my kids.

At 7:22pm on July 2, 2012, Maddy Franz said…
thank you Mari for the warm welcome.Yes I look forward to learning lots here.Just getting into quilting after many years away.
At 10:45am on May 7, 2012, donna rosengarten said…

Hi Mari-You're right this is a fun & cute pattern-I've read all the way through and I have my materials, but now I've run short of time.  I am enjoying all the comments and finally seeing Lou Ann's first block.  Since I can't really contribute I'm just staying mum for the time being & I'll just jump in when my life slows down!  Thank you for offering it to us as a quilt along!!

 
 
 

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