Monthly Archives: January 2014

February Short List & Challenge/Lovely Year of Finishes (LYOF)

I had two items on the January Short List and finished one.  The curtains were the project I picked for the January LYOF.   The February Short List looks like this: 1.     Confetti Breeze is my UFO project.  I want … Continue reading

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Frosty Finish

No pins this time!  For the first time ever I sewed the binding by machine on a quilt I’m keeping for myself.  The pattern didn’t call for beads, but I added them anyway.  It needed a little something.   No … Continue reading

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Out Of The Blue

I have absolutely nothing quilt related to post. We closed on mom’s house this week and it consumed all my time.  I had no idea it was a 40 step process, that I would have to write out a small … Continue reading

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Pretend There’s No Pins

I wanted to finish this before I posted, but that didn’t happen.  It’s been a week full of delays and frustrations.  At least this little piece makes me smile.   I will finish it before Sunday.  I need to show … Continue reading

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Keeping the Stash Alive

I had a guild meeting yesterday, which means I went to my favorite thrift shop that sells fabric for $1 a yard.  I try to buy only quilt shop quality fabrics that I know I will use.  I barely have … Continue reading

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Feeding The Inner Student

As a child I was a natural student.  I learned quickly with little effort and really enjoyed it.  I still enjoy learning.  I wouldn’t want to repeat my college days, but I’m all for a good challenge that stretches me … Continue reading

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Fun Snow

I haven’t made much sewing progress this week.  Permit boy had appointments today and Monday that took too much time, and I worked late the other night.  I added snow to the tree.  That’s it.   I have been thinking … Continue reading

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