Monthly Archives: December 2014

Word Of The Year 2015

How could it be that time again? Time truly does move faster as the years pass.  Just when I think it couldn’t move any faster, it does. Perhaps 2015 will change all that.  A girl can hope. My word for … Continue reading

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Last Splurge Of 2014

I avoided a lot of the year-end fabric sales, but not all of them. I only went to one. I just HAD to buy fabric at half off for a total of three yards in. I really love the bright … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Snacking

‘Tis the season for food everywhere. If you have food allergies like I do, you had to let most of it pass you by. It broke my heart to pass up four Christmas lunches and endless trays of cookies, but … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Sewing

A day off work means I had time to get in the sewing room and quilt some blocks on Retro Charm. The quilting adds texture without competing with the fabrics, which is just how I wanted it. The stitching shows … Continue reading

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Moving Past Sashing

I finished quilting the sashing on Retro Charm and will move on to the blocks this week. It takes me ten kinds of forever to quilt anything working 30 minutes at a time. I keep reminding myself that a little … Continue reading

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Thinking Creative 2015

The new year is almost here, and I like to think of it as a time of new adventures and opportunities. In 2014 I bought more books and fabric than anything else. A productive year it was not. In years … Continue reading

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Still Quilting The Stash

I may have to start another project just to have something different to post about. Still quilting Retro Charm, but no more tension problems. I’m quite grateful for that. I spent a lot of yesterday on holiday stuff – Christmas … Continue reading

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Tension Mystery Resolved

There are things in life I will never understand. I started having bobbin tension problems with my Pfaff Expressions machine last weekend. It sewed fine for days and then out of the blue the bobbin tension got too tight. This … Continue reading

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Quilting The Stash

I’m still quilting the sashing on Retro Charm. I’m more comfortable handling a larger quilt on the new machine, and it shows in the stitching. I have a ways to go before this one is a bust. I’m showing the … Continue reading

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December A Lovely Year Of Finishes And Short List

With all the holiday tasks this month I decided to keep the list short. My ALYoF goal is to make a small sample of a rug pattern I found in an old magazine when I cleaned out mom’s house. I’ll … Continue reading

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