Monthly Archives: December 2011

Free Motion Quilting Challenge

SewCalGal is hosting a free motion quilting challenge in 2012.  Each month a different free motion expert will post a tutorial, and participants have the whole month to play with the technique.  There are prizes involved, and the list of … Continue reading

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Back To Embroidery

I made good progress, in spite of the holidays, but it’s hard to see because a lot of it is stitched in off-white thread.   We have a quiet weekend planned after a very hectic week.  My husband’s truck broke … Continue reading

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2012 Word Of The Year

At the end of every year, I pick a word that serves as a guide for the following year.  Actually, I don’t pick the word.  I let the word pick me.  I get quiet and get out of my own … Continue reading

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The Last Stash Report of 2011

I didn’t buy any fabric this week, and I’m waiting to count the fabric in the heart top as busted until after the top is quilted.  I spray basted it yesterday and came up with a quilting design, but I … Continue reading

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Heart Quilt

This is #1 on my 2012 UFO Challenge list, but I’m hoping to get everything except the binding done this year. I started with these heart blocks. The original plan was to set them with nine patch blocks, but when … Continue reading

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2012 UFO Challenge

It’s that time again. Last year I participated in Judy’s UFO Challenge.  Sort of.  I have issues following other people’s rules, especially when it comes to my own creative expression.  By the second half of the year I gave up … Continue reading

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Stash Report December 18, 2011

No fabric bought or used here.  I didn’t even touch my sewing machine last week.  I have three more crazy busy days at work, and then I have five days off.  Mostly.  I can’t wait.  I’d really like to finish … Continue reading

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Another Embroidery Update

I’m posting these every two weeks to keep myself honest.  I did make some headway, mostly stitching at lunch or a few minutes in the morning.   I was lazy this week and didn’t take it out of the hoop.  … Continue reading

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Stash Report December 11, 2011

I didn’t buy or use any fabric since my last report.  I made these three bells, but I’m waiting until I have the project finished to count the fabric out.   I still have some hand stitching to do to … Continue reading

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An Allergy Free Mess

Sometimes I get hungry for a certain food, and I can’t get it out of my mind.  Last weekend I had the urge for pudding.  All my milk free friends know that when you move into the plant-based milks, like … Continue reading

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