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Originally posted on Sewfrench:
While both our girls were here canning with me, on this day, it is strange that there are no pictures of them… I’m guessing they had their PJs on already! I am so glad I passed…

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How I draft a simple pattern

Anyone care to share their favorite sewing reference book? I’m looking at One-Yard Wonders and Sew Everything Workshop. I was thinking there was another one than I kept seeing referred to and can’t remember what it was. Daughter is looking to … Continue reading

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My favorite way to enjoy a golf course.

A week or two ago, Peter and I went to a quilt show in Arcadia, a sleepy little town in northern Michigan. It was a fund-raiser for the local historical society and we weren’t quite sure what to expect. The … Continue reading

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Pretty, pretty please with a cherry on top?!!

While both our girls were here canning with me, on this day, it is strange that there are no pictures of them… I’m guessing they had their PJs on already! I am so glad I passed on the knowledge of … Continue reading

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So You Think You Can Dance?

~Day 52 Show me your best rain dance. Seriously. We are lucky to have irrigation on our deck and to only be growing for fun. If we hope to put anything up, from the farmers’ markets, this year, the local … Continue reading

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Prince Charming

We’ve been sprucing up around here, flowers planted, weeds pulled, cleaning out the pond, getting ready for a house full of company. But I have been struggling with the little pond we put in, out front, several years ago. It’s … Continue reading

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They’re bacckkkk…

We were a little nervous, what with all the landscape changes, that the deer would not return. Never fear they are back and I think they approve. As seen, on a foggy morning, through the window~  They look so small … Continue reading

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