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What I Learned This Week When I Wasn’t Quilting

One: I have some seriously ugly scraps that I need to use up and get out of here. Some of the colors aren’t to my taste anymore. Once I combine them with other fabrics I expect they will look fine. … Continue reading

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A Quick Check In

The week got away from me and I never did post anything. Work has been especially draining and frustrating lately, and when I get home at night I haven’t felt like doing anything creative. Ironically, I think that’s when it’s … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Art Supply Play

It’s been a while…. In January I decided to change The Short List Creative Play category to Art Supply Play. I wanted to use up some of my art supply stash, especially those things that have a shelf life. The … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Too Much Inspiration

Some ideas come by a rather circular route. I started listening to a new-to-me podcast called The Minimalists. Very interesting stuff, although I have no plans to get rid of most my belongings. My family would, no doubt, revolt. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Thinking And Rethinking

I’ve been rethinking the Market Bag fabrics after my foray through the scrap bin and the Fat Quarter bag finish. This is what I’ve pulled so far. I think these fabrics will work. I have another piece set aside for … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Blessings Shared

So many blessings have come into my life lately. I do my best to remember to appreciate them and not take them for granted. There’s plenty in my life that no one would think to envy and that makes those … Continue reading

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Thread Catchers And Other Thread Thought

The thread catchers are done and ready to go to guild for donation to the silent auction. The meeting isn’t until the 21st, but I wanted to get them done early so I wouldn’t stress about them. When I put … Continue reading

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