Tag Archives: work in progress

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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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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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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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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Needles of Birch

Needles of birch, warmed by her hands, slipping loops over loops over loops    

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The Biggest Thing

Today  I’m linking up with Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary. She hosts Just Write, the goal being to write about what is happening around you, freely and without editing or censure, what you see, hear, feel, think. I’m nervous because … Continue reading

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Hooking up with a 2013 NewFO Challenge!

Barbara over at Cat Patches has started a new linky party for 2012 whereby we are given permission to accumulate as many UFOs (unfinished objects) as we like! In fact, the entire goal of the linky party is to start … Continue reading

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A Home-made Christmas

Today is Fresh Sewing Day and Small Blog Meet over at Lily’s Quilts. Two linky parties for the price of one! Small Blog Meet is for bloggers with fewer than 50 followers. I definitely fall into that category! And Fresh … Continue reading

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So many things today!

My goodness, I’ve got lots of things to talk about today! So without further ado, I’ll get started! Today is WIP Wednesday over at Freshly Pieced. So I’m linking in and sharing the love! Since the point of WIP Wednesday … Continue reading

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