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WIP Wednesday. . .

. . .with a couple finishes. I got some amazing mail on Friday: I allowed myself to open the package, look at the fabric, marvel at the fact that I would never have picked them and then forced myself to put them away – there were a few things that needed finishing first. 1st up […]

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A little Quilt Therapy. . .

I just read that Sarah is need of a little quilty love – pass it on  🙂 Sarah Fielke – The Last Piece

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Needle-turn Applique, check!

Done!  Oh, and how I enjoyed every moment. . .from picking the fabric, making the templates, cutting, stitching. . .fun!  I finished this up early last week, but haven’t had the time to give it the attention it so lovingly needs as I’ve already started something else 😉 show ya later. . .now for the […]

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Placemats done, check!

Done! Oh what an awesome feeling! I have to admit, I am rather fond of my placemats! They are in use, but I’ll spare you a shot of our forever cluttered kitchen table. . .I’m actually more than a little embarrassed to let you see the place of honor the popcorn maker has 😉 Here’s […]

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Obsession confession. . .

So I have a little obsession confession. . .I love the creativity of Sarah Fielke. It all started when I saw this on one of my favorite blogs – Little Island Quilting So I grabbed myself a copy of Material Obsession II And knew I had to try this out, piecing without the basting. . […]

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Hexie Placemats WIP

While my machine was in the shop, before the work on the house took over, I prepped some 2″ hexies for place-mats. While auditioning the background fabrics. . . . . .my mister wandered by and said he liked the black background. Black it is! I’ve managed to join the hexies and build the quilt […]

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Hex on the beach hiatus. . .

When the author of Red Cabin Quilter reported that she had slowed down a little with only 8 rows to complete of her Hex on the Beach quilt left, I took a moment to reassess. . .I hadn’t even reached the 8th row yet! With everything in disarray, I’ve managed to catch up a little, […]

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Sewing room still in disarray. . .keeping busy

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dress up the kitchen table. . .

I’ve had an idea for placemats in the back of my mind for a while, something to spruce up the kitchen table but still be functional. . .as the Janome (I really need to name, he/she/it) is still in the shop, my 2″ hexie templates arrived and that cute little charm pack of Kate Spain’s […]

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a little mending for my benefactor. . .

. . .with my Janome in the shop – I really have no excuse, eh?  Might even iron him a shirt or two 🙂  nah. . .I’ve got a plan for this: done in this perchance. . .

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