Monthly Archives: December 2010

2011 Word of the Year

It’s that time again.  Time to look back at the past year and look forward to the new one. My 2010 word was “clarity”.  When I chose that word I thought I would gain insight on what I should do … Continue reading

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More Opportunities

Not much sewing going on here, but for good reason. I had to take mom to the hospital Tuesday and they admitted her with a non-life threatening heart condition.  She’s still in the Cardiac Unit, and we make a couple … Continue reading

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Design Wall December 27, 2010

This is how the design bed looks now.  I finished binding the butterfly background, made the label and chose the fabrics for the last flower.  I’ll sew the pieces on the front after I sew the label on the back.  … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings

  Wishing you all the peace and joy of the holiday season.

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A Loss and an Opportunity

A new family member came to live with us yesterday.   He’s an eight month-old Shepard mix named either Skippy or Sparky.  We can’t decide which.  I liked Ranger for a name, but the guys not so much. Our border … Continue reading

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Design Wall 12-20-10

I quilted the background on the butterfly piece, sewed on the binding and started hand stitching it.  I think I can get it done this year if I keep at it.   I added the fabric for the background quilt … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Brownie Mix

I made a batch of brownies yesterday using Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Brownie Baking Mix.   My sister in South Carolina gave it to me, but I know she didn’t buy it at Trader Joe’s.  I can’t remember the name … Continue reading

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UFO Challenge 2011

Judy over at Patchwork Times is hosting a UFO challenge in 2011.  Yesterday she posted pictures of the UFOs she plans to work on and added a place for all the other participants to link their posts.  Even if you … Continue reading

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30 Day Trials

A couple years ago I started reading about 30-day trials on various blogs.  I’d have to say that Steve Pavlina does them better then anyone else I’ve read, but others do them too.  I’ve tried a couple over the past … Continue reading

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Design Bed Monday Dec 13, 2010

I finished binding the last butterfly block, cut out the background quilt front and back, and got the whole thing basted.  Of the two thread colors I’m auditioning, I’m favoring the pink.  I’m still working on the quilting design.                       … Continue reading

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