Category Archives: WIP

Irregular blocks

Playing around, in my studio, last night I came up with this idea. I don’t know why I needed to start something else, but I did. One out the door, means you have to start something else doesn’t it?? Using solid scraps of … Continue reading

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Sewing Curves Without Pins

I am not very good at staying on task… When it comes to me and creativity you probably already know that. Feeling the need to try something new. Making a terrible mess doing it… But it will be so worth it! All … Continue reading

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I Am Beginning to See the Light…

Cleaning up, a quilt before it is completely finished, is probably my less favorite part. After the quilting is finished, and the binding is on but before it heads to the washer, I probably spend 20 minutes inspecting and carefully trimming … 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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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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Rain, rain it’s okay to stay….

I have so much to do today…. I have more to do than I can bother taking the time to make a list to get done…. Drizzly rainy days will guarantee I stay in and get “something” done…. Machine quilting … Continue reading

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