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service call. . .

. . .I was having a great ol’time, and then the quilt sandwich got stuck. . .turning it over I found what I believe to be called a bird’s nest. . .looks a little like thread vomit to me. . . seems the above, although bobbin related, is probably still a problem with the upper […]

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I must admit. . .

. . .to feeling a bit sorry for myself. please don’t get me wrong, we’ve had a fabulous March so far.   There was perogy making. . . tons of eating. . . some gardening. . . lots of playing. . . and birthday celebrations. . . After spoiling her grandchildren, mum went home. . .and […]

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an end in sight to my procrastination. . .

I know when this showed up on my doorstep, i wouldn’t be able to drag my feet too much longer. . .this is the fat quarter bundle I purchased to be the back of my quilt blocks for the quilt as you go portion of the Skill Builder BOM I’m taking part in. I’ve finished […]

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Short attention span. . .

I have an awfully short attention span and find that I need to have multiple projects on the go and work better when I can break from one assignment and move onto another one. I think that’s why I am enjoying the quilt BOMs, even though I am a bit behind. But I did get […]

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Suess for a little man. . .

not sure where I’m going with this one. . . just cutting and sewing. . . having fun. . .but I should probably get some uniform sized blocks. . . and sew them together, see how it turns out.   hah!  Sounds like I know what I’m doing, eh?  Haven’t the foggiest!  🙂

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for every toy, a place. . .

and one less underfoot. . .at least one can hope? this great little bucket bag is part of the Craftsy free videos.  I picked up the fabric kit sometime before Christmas and finally put it to the top of the list for completion. I made a few changes, some calculated and some by mistake – cut the […]

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Magnum Block

hmmm. . .I know. . .supposed to be crocheting. . . I have a deadline. . .  😉  

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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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virtual arm

So my virtual arm got twisted and I joined one more last BOM. . .I get now how slippery this slope truly is 😉 I’m doing the Skill Builder BOM from Alyssa over at Pile of Fabric. And will be using (I am really looking forward to this one) my stash of City Block by […]

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Suess for the Birthday Boy

One more quilty project with a March 1st deadline.  My little man turns 1 on the first of March and I would like this to be his present. . . When I found this Seuss quilt and thought it would be fun and wanted to make a few changes:  1. add a Minky backing 2. No binding, […]

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