Tag Archives: stitches

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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Pets on Quilts

              …because so much cuteness simply can’t go unmentioned! Entered into the Pets on Quilts contest under the “other” category – because there is a category for dogs and one for cats. But not … Continue reading

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A July start

I started a new project last month…I “discovered” hexies (clever me!). I will be making a quilt entirely by hand. I like them because they are portable, I can make them when it’s too hot to sit with the big … 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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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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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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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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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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A colossal…

…screw up. Totally awesome in dimension. It would be really bad form to actually swear on the blog. I know. But…Aaaarrrrghhhhh! Okay. Why all the drama, Nita? Well! The January We Be Learning Bee is paper pieced. Am I intimidated … Continue reading

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Twisted Tea Time

I like to make quilts and I like to give them to people. I like that feeling of giving someone something so special. Something full of my thoughts of them that is a reminder of me. Something that they can … Continue reading

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