Category Archives: WIP

Focusing on a long term finish

It feels good to be back in my studio after being away from thread and needle for well over a week. I very much enjoying visiting with all the family, but it’s good to be home and back into my … Continue reading

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What I’m working on

This pouch work great for taking small stitching projects on the road. Working on these little gifts for some special people. I’ll have to share them when I’ve finished. They are too easy and cute! I am still plugging along on … Continue reading

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A no/slow progress week

We all have them. Don’t we? You do, don’t you??? Surely it’s not just me, but sometimes it seems like it, LOL! Thank you everyone who entered my first giveaway and gave me so many great movie suggestions! I picked … Continue reading

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I know it’s too early to celebrate, but….

An hour of this is extremely rewarding. Though you can bet I’ll be whining about the soreness tomorrow, because pin basting a 100″ x 106″ quilt is one of the toughest workouts evah.

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Another one bites the dust.

Anybody out there going to the AQS quilt show in Grand Rapids??? This will be my first big time quilt show. I can’t believe the Paducah show is now the Grand Rapids show, well for the next three years, I’m … Continue reading

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How about an ear-worm to carry you through the day???

Every time I type Honeycomb, this is what gets stuck in my ear. How about you??? Busy living life = not enough time, in the day,  to blog… Ya know??? I should have warned you it would be like this, … Continue reading

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Honeycomb Quilt

I’m not a lot further along than I was this time last week with my Honeycomb Quilt, straight from Malka Dubrawsky’s book Fresh Quilting. I have edited my fabrics down to more lights, solids and neutrals. I think I’ve calmed it down quite a … Continue reading

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What I’m working on…

I have joined a new group and am very excited that they are also on Facebook. It’s a very convenient way to keep tabs on the slower paced world of hand quilting. If you enjoy hand quilting or maybe are … Continue reading

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Anyone up for a Liberty charm swap?

I have to admit, I have never been involved in a fabric swap. Heck I have only been involved in one quilt a long, and not when it was happening live, LOL! So when I came across someone thinking about … Continue reading

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and then there was light!

Ta Da! After 12 summers here, at the cottage, it’s nice to finally have some extra light in my sewing space. I finally got all the light switches in the right position and the stars must have aligned . Maybe … Continue reading

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