Category Archives: Linkys

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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Picking up my Maple Leaves

Still plugging along on my Maple Leaf quilt. It is hard to believe I started this in May! But I did. I made the top, from Kona cotton in my stash then got side-tracked. One of the reasons I put … Continue reading

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Love at First Sight returns

Working on replacing pillows for our sofa at the cottage. This is going to be such a huge improvement I know you will be impressed when it is finished. I have disliked the pillows ever since we bought these sofas … Continue reading

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How Do You Fix a Broken Heart?

If I knew I would. My heart is heavy this week as my friend, Michelle, both mourns and, celebrates, the short life of her HS senior, Johnny. He was killed in a motorcycle accident, on Monday, just a week before … Continue reading

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Ruffle Baby Bloomer Bottoms

Say that quickly, three times 🙂 Sewing for a little one is so much more difficult when they aren’t on hand for fittings. I have a completely new appreciation for the big boxes of clothes that used to arrive on our doorstep, … Continue reading

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I Can’t Wait!

It’s almost time for the semi-annual Blogger’s Quilt Festival!! Though I haven’t been very prolific, this year, I do have a finish I haven’t shared. Originally the hand-quilting category was eliminated, but the masses spoke and it was revived. I predict … Continue reading

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A Stack of Books and a new toy

I recently splurged and bought myself a new light box. I was using a 25-year-old Princesses tracing box until the bulb went out and apparently they are not replaceable. Or I’m not as smart as a 5th grader because I … Continue reading

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Granny Squares Quilt

When I was in 5th grade one of the things we did at recess was to make granny squares, by crocheting. Rene, who one of my best friends, had a grandmother who was an award-winning crocheter. She taught Rene, who … Continue reading

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How many different stars in a constellation?

That is what I have been working on this week. Counting the stars. I pulled out a dozen, or so, quilting books and after flipping through them all, I picked out a variety, of different stars, and started making them. … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest through the trees.

Can you feel the breeze blowing through the trees? This is the second, hand-quilted, tree quilt where I used the idea of creating the feel of the breeze blowing through the trees. Freehand quilting is definitely not as easy as … Continue reading

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