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2014 – the year of the swaps. . .

2014 will truly be billed forever as the year of the swap!  Would you like a little sample of what I’ve done – I hope you say yes because here goes. . . #SchnitzelandBooMiniSwap Stash Bee Hive 10 Modern InstaBee Hive 10 Handmade Birthday swap – Late Bloomer’s Club My Favorite 241 tote for the Tote […]

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January Bee Block

I’m very excited about a new image on my side bar – I am a member of a Quilting Bee this year – Woot! Woot! This was what our January Queen requested: very fun block to make and I thought I’d make her a little crochet bee to celebrate my first bee, any excuse to […]

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Paper piecing, Oy!

Why can’t i wrap my head around paper piecing. . ? After placing the fabric, checking the position, checking again. . . And yes again. . .I successfully sew. . . and then cut the wrong side of the seam. . .UGH! I almost gave up, after all I ruined some precious pieces of Kitty […]

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Oy. . .really?

So i finished this late yesterday. . . *heavy sigh* do you see it? Now did you see it right away?  . . .or did you have to go back for another look? Still not sure you see what I see. . ? I appliqued the stems wrong. . .see, they really should line up with […]

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She got it!!

and she likes it! I was a little worried about my sewing skills, but when I read that my secret swap partner liked purple AND owls!  I knew if that tote was a little lacking I could make up for it with a little hooky action. That little guy is Nelson the Owl, an awesome […]

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got it, got it, need it, got it. . .

. . .when I was a kid, we used to collect/trade hockey cards.  Some of my friends would have these photo albums filled with ’em – organized by team and/or colour 😉 often times multiple copies grouped together in the photo folder or with an elastic band. One boy who even suggested we get married and then […]

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Happy Easter

The nippers were pleased to find these little guys waiting for them this morning. . . Happy Easter from our family to yours. The bunnies tutorial and pattern by The Green Dragonfly.

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couldn’t resist. . .

as soon as I saw this. . .Easter bunny crochet post from The Green Dragonfly I had to make a couple for the nippers. . . I got some good advice about the thread breakage, I will start to learn my machine, adjust and test my thread tension.  Study a little cause and effect!  And […]

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If I could just keep my eyes open. . .

I love my sleep, love to stretch, snooze, slumber. . .love it, and I love it 8 hours worth at a time. Oh the days before children when that was attainable – terribly dramatic, eh? 😉 I must admit, lately by 8:30 in the evening, I’m toast. I have just enough energy to shower, brush […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Nelson the Owl, pattern and kit from Fresh Stitches, cute download from Mochimochi Land.

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