Tag Archives: quilting

Six months of sewing by hand

Getting ready to live without my sewing room for the next six months has required a fair bit of advance planning in the quilting/craft/general handwork department. I’ve decided to concentrate on things that do not require a sewing machine. So … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Hand Quilted

Today I am going to enter a couple of quilts in the blogger’s quilt festival! Each entry has to be a separate blog post, so you might get more than one today šŸ™‚ This post is for the Hand-Quilted category. … 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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Happiness is a mug mat

I made my first mug mat on Sunday. What is a mug mat, you wonder? Really, it’s just an oversized coaster to dress up your desk. Anyway, I was fondling looking at a pretty piece of fabric and telling myself … Continue reading

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Good Monday Morning!

Good morning! Isn’t it wonderful to have a four-day weekend? I am feeling so relaxed . And yet I feel that I have accomplished so much at the same time! On Friday Kelly and I loaded up everything that we … 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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It’s the Hugs & Kisses Blog Hop Week!

Check it out! My day is Friday, so hop on back and see what I’ve been creating to share with you – I’ve been busy! Monday February 11th Jane’s Fabrics and Quilts Sowing Stitches The Fuzzy Hat Quilter Quilts and … Continue reading

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink

Wow, here it is February already! I know Iā€™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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On English Paper Piecing

I like to sew and quilt and do I love to learn things that are new I have joined a quilting bee (Actually, I did join three.) The We Be Learning on-line gals Stitch and sew with on-line pals And … Continue reading

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