Category Archives: DIY

Quilting Along

Looking back it has been quite awhile since I posted about quilting. I am still loving it, but find I go in spurts. I finally finished Kid 1 Graduation quilt. I used a wool batting. It drapes so nicely and … Continue reading

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Polishing Silver

I love silver. Silver jewelry. Silver candle holders. Silver flatware. LOVE!! I am always searching Salvation Army, thrift stores, garage sales or freecycle for cheap silver pieces. I use my silver finds for everyday use. Sugar spoons and soap dish … Continue reading

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Spring Time and a Springtime Quilt

The weather has finally turned a bit warmer and the nasty Polar Vortex has relinquished its hold on Michigan. Yay. What that means for life on a dirt road is …. mud. Lots and lots of mud. You see we … Continue reading

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Quilting Again!!

Life has been really crazy lately. With the holidays and then a family vacation to Florida, and now trying to help Kid 1 get all her college applications filled out…well I haven’t had much time to quilt. Things are slowing … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilty Post

Just had to let y’ all know he has arrived!! Who you ask? My new nephew!! Remember I was making a super secret quilt a bit back? It was for my soon-to-be nephew in Germany. 😀 He was a week … Continue reading

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4 Generations and 1 Quilt

Well, I am back from my wonderful vacation. (More on that in my next post) I had a fabulous time. The weather was wonderful. The ocean was amazing. The company was divine! (18 of my family members! We were only … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Adopted….And I Am SO Thrilled :D

A bit back I was lamenting that I don’t have enough of a stash to follow along with a “Use Up Your Scraps” project that Lucie the Happy Quilter was doing. Well! Lucie was so fabulous that she decided to … Continue reading

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The Label is DONE!

I really hope my Nanny doesn’t read my blog. 😀 Otherwise the surprise will be ruined! :0 I finally finished putting on the label at midnight last night. My fingers are so sore from using the needle. I probably should … Continue reading

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Bobbins, Quilts, Ice Road Truckers and Country Whimsy

Here is a sneak peek of the quilt I am going to talk about. More on that in a minute! Things have been hectic lately. My mind has been a whirl with office stuff, planning stuff, life stuff. You know, … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilty Update

In my quilt guild on Tuesday they stated they are having a name tag challenge. All members need to make a name tag. It needs to have our name on it and somehow be quilted. Some of those ladies are … Continue reading

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