Author Archives: Sewfrench

Two rainy days in a row…

You know what that means?!! Clean bathrooms, fresh sheets on the beds and more time to sew! I got the large portions of yesterday’s Quilt Math project sewn together. Looking through the camera’s lens, I’m not real happy with the center … Continue reading

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How ingenious of me :) 

You know I love working with scraps and when we got ready to head to the cottage, for the season, and I didn’t have a project to work on, I grabbed my Kona cotton scrap basket and headed out the door. … Continue reading

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Best Banana Bread, ever.

To say I love banana bread is an understatement. I think I have tried every recipe out there always trying to perfect the last one. Until now. This is where I draw the line in the flour. No need to … Continue reading

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Amelia approved!

I whipped this bag up, as a Christmas gift, for our youngest grand-daughter, Amelia. Her family recently took up camping and you know, if you have ever camped, you can never have enough tote bags. Well, if you travel with … Continue reading

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New Leaves

As for the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival, you vote by going here and then click in the upper right hand corner, of your favorite quilt picture. A red heart will appear when you have voted. Thanks if mine was a favorite!! If not, … Continue reading

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All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

★★★★☆ “Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of … Continue reading

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The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

★★★☆☆ From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, comes an unforgettable coming-of-age novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of young Jewish woman growing up in … Continue reading

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Will these be on your St. Patrick’s Day table?

Taking the month of March, to recharge and reconnect, is priceless. We are alive and well, thoroughly enjoying ourselves. We are spending more time in the sunshine, reading, walking, (10,000 steps is about 5 miles) going to ballgames (go Detroit Tigers), … Continue reading

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Nursery Door Silencer…

Latch Cover…. what ever you want to call it, it is what grand baby needs. This is how I did it. I also used 2 layers of quilt batting to pad it just a bit. And seeing how we have … Continue reading

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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

  ★★★☆☆ Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” She survived—and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, the Kill Club—a secret … Continue reading

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