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The Australia Quilt (part 1)

In April, 2010, Mr. C and I traveled to Australia. To buy some fabric. Well no, actually. We went so that Mr. C. could fulfill a life-long dream of doing his astronomy thing under the Southern Night Sky. But of … Continue reading

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I won!

I won, I won, I won! An April Showers (it’s the one on the Right) fat quarter bundle from the Fat Quarter Shop! Thank you, Fat Quarter Shop!!!! Whoot whoot! I’m going to have them send it to my new … Continue reading

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Sewing a Hexagon Quilt

There hasn’t been much in the way of quilty stuff on my blog lately. Probably because I’m living out at the lake right now, and no electricity equals no sewing machine. But I wouldn’t let that stop me, eh?   … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Sunshine

The sun has come out after a showery Sunday morning and I have taken my handwork onto the deck. The air smells of wet wood, soil and lake water. Quiet and still, I hear a gull calling in the distance. … Continue reading

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Kate Spain, Charm Packs and Layer Cakes….

I adore Kate Spain fabric. I have lusted from afar for too long, and I think I am finally going to bite the budgetary biscuit and buy some. I don’t have any idea what I will make with it, but … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!

My goodness…I opened up the website to write a mother’s day post and saw that this will be post number 201! Now how did that upcoming milestone get past me, I wonder? I think I better start planning ahead a … Continue reading

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Because You Matter: Boy Quilt #2

I’m really moving right along with these sibling quilts! Here is quilt number two: It measures 43″ x 30″ – a nice size for a preschooler. I was digging around in the bottom of my stash and I came up … Continue reading

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Little Boy Prints Needed ASAP

I am using my 15-minute coffee break to dash off this quick little blog post, which is actually a request to any of you who quilt.  I spoke to the social worker that took the pink Valentine quilt last month. … Continue reading

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Two things for show and tell!

Last year I did the In Color Order 1/2-triangle-square block of the month, and last weekend I finally sewed all the squares together! I added three extras to make a long, skinny quilt for the back of the couch. Perfect … Continue reading

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Happy International Quilt Day!

I took last week off work to start getting our house ready for the market. I worked straight through from last Saturday until last night and I am still not finished, but the house is looking very nice…I don’t think … Continue reading

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Creative Update

I have been feeling quite guilty about not posting anything for pretty nearly an entire month! Lots has been going on, but since today is Wednesday, I want to do an update on what I’ve been up to in the … Continue reading

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

Wow, here it is February already! I know I’m not the only one feeling blown away by how quickly the last month flew past us! This is a bit of a random post… I started a lot of projects in … Continue reading

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