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Derailed hexi creation. . .

You may ask, what could possibly derail the creation of hexies, here at hexi creation central? 🙂 a simple nail trimming. . .I noticed while I was stitching, that to save my finger from the occasional jab of the needle, I was using the tip of my nail. With the little ones, I don’t keep […]

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our balls are bigger. . .

That was the tagline of the CFL when I was growing up. Argos! were my team, but I can count on one hand the number of times I went to a game. I saw more Stampeder games. But whatever game you went to see or whichever sport arena in Toronto you went to, there was […]

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hip with the starch. . .

I’m glad I didn’t get too far into this whole quilting gig before I learnt the secret that everybody seems to know. . .starch baby starch!  Press your fabric and starch baby starch. . .hmmm, gotta get a t-shirt made. . .you will see a difference!  I know I have, not to mention the ease […]

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inspiration and awe

aka Hearts, Green Tea & Sweet Beans. . . I credit two quilts with really giving me the buzz to give this quilting lark a good honest go: First and foremost, Romance at the Cabin by Linda Rotz Miller   and Green Tea and Sweet Beans by Jen Kingwell: When I first saw versions of the second […]

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bloggy friend!

I’m very excited, I’ve made a bloggy friend! Now stop snickering and think about how awesome this world is.  I can make a friend on the other side of the nation, a friend who loves doing this stuff, someone I can learn from and share with!  For a stay at home mum of two under […]

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sorting ‘Hex on the Beach’ aka Plan of Attack!

I had previously pulled the fabric for the Craftsy BOM and I’m still liking it, so I thought I would go ahead and start the cutting. . . But then this showed up on my door step!  Silk thread is in the house! I opened my box containing all the little baggies of die cut […]

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size 11 DPNs. . .

We searched high and. . .well the nippers searched low, but I am using the ‘royal we’ here. I have an awful habit, that I can’t fully blame on the nippers. . .I have little projects scattered throughout the house – I defend this by explaining that you can never tell which room the nippers […]

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sock-worthy. . .

After a few attempts during the summers with my grandparents, I didn’t truly knit again until I was in my 20s and going to university, by keeping my hands busy I was able to knit my way onto the Dean’s list.  Something about releasing that nervous energy into creating something, it allowed my brain to focus […]

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lalinsocal’s photostream

lalinsocal’s photostream on Flickr.

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final finishes for 2012. . .

i have a few completed items to show. . . Jeni from incolororder.com has the nicest tutorial for drawstring bags.  i made one and the second is cut and waiting to be put together: i love the idea of using these for Christmas presents so i bought her download.  the gorgeous fabric is Vintage Modern, […]

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