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Flower Garden quilt

This week’s theme, over at Celebrate Hand Quilting, is flowers. I thought I’d dig out this oldie, but goodie, to share. It’s been awhile since I’ve shared the story behind some of my older quilts. Flower Garden August 2008 Machine … Continue reading

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Love You Vibes are in the Bag.

Busy, busy, busy around here. We moved up to the cottage for the summer, planted the deck garden and also a couple of little plots at the community garden. Krystal and her husband were able to get up for a … Continue reading

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Have I told you lately???

Just how much I love zippers??? I think they add so much to a project. Not just better usage of a bag, but an extra zing of detail. And it never hurts when you get a package in the mail … Continue reading

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Show Me My Options

The real finish of the week was making decisions. I’m exciting to be doing the nursery for our next little granddaughter, due August 24! Her mother found a picture of the fabric she wanted, I then did the research and … Continue reading

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Is it warm, yet, where you live???

The last time you saw me working with Liberty of London, I left you here. And I did finally finish it. I cobbled together a few different patterns to make a sleeveless blouse. I am not much of a blouse … Continue reading

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Next up… a fundraising quilt.

This is what I’ve been working on. I’m squaring up blocks, that after I made them, I decided I should soak and rinse to make sure nothing would bleed. I don’t normally prewash, but I’ve never used anything like Oakshott … Continue reading

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Just zip it!

And it is! Following Debbie’s tutorial, then altering it on several points, the triple-zip I pulled fabrics for, last week, is ready to be put to use. I love it! I made my zipper tabs wider so I could get really nice square corners. … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

And the winner of my Traveling Stash box is… Number 10,  from over at Boldgoods!!! Congrats to Nicole! What for my email! If you aren’t familiar with Nicole’s blog, you should check it out. She always has some sweet eye … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming way too fast.

Same old, same old around here. Still plugging away, just not moving as fast as I would like. An ice pack, hanging on your side, will do that. Or something like that…. Anyway… Tried my hand an using a single … Continue reading

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A Chilled out weekend.

As for finishes this week? Feels like getting a post written should be enough to call it good, LOL! But I did finally get my ice pack cover made that I’ve dreamed about making. And in perfect timing. Now it … Continue reading

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