Category Archives: holidays


Happy Thanksgiving to all that celebrate it. We’re having a quiet holiday and a nice meal. I’m thankful for time with the people I love doing things that I enjoy. It’s always good to take a step back and live … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

I finished these bags just in time to count as July finishes. I put polyester stuffing inside to give them some shape. I threaded the tops with ribbon but didn’t tie them too tight because it hides the embroidery. In … Continue reading

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The First Bag Of Christmas

I finished the embroidery on the first of the four Christmas bags. It sounds like a broken record, but it took much longer than I thought it would. I love Christmas and I love the look of this, but I … Continue reading

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Today is Thanksgiving here in the US. Best wishes for a day filled with family and happiness for all who celebrate it. I’m incredibly grateful for all the blessings in my life, even those that hid in the debris of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Finish

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it and Happy Holidays to all who don’t. The long holiday weekend is doing wonders for my sewing to-do list. I finished the Bell UFO yesterday, more or less. The base is a piece … Continue reading

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A Party Full Of Surprises

Last night my art quilt group had its Christmas Party at The Quilt Foundry, the shop where we meet. We celebrate with the appliqué group by bringing in dished for a potluck. After yummy food and a lot of laughs, … Continue reading

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Learning Curve

I decided to finish the one bell that didn’t fit colorwise with the others and use it as an ornament. That taught me I have a lot to learn about using the decorative stitches on my machine. Less is definitely … Continue reading

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