Tag Archives: Sewing

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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Summertime Quilting

With the busy summer we have had I still managed to get some quilting in! In a post in March I showed a picture of a disappearing 9 patch that I was working on. I managed to finish it up this … 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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Happy Belated Birthday to ME!

My hubby, super handy and most wonderful guy, gave me a gift certificate to my local quilt store for my birthday earlier in the month. $100 to spend on myself for quilting. Wowsa. I had to think about it for … Continue reading

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New Pressing Board

My father in law gifted me with the pieces to make a new pressing board for my quilting. (For those of you who don’t quilt, it is a real pain in the patootie to iron on a regular board. Things … Continue reading

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Quickie Project

You know all those annoying little threads that happen when you sew or quilt? And you just dump them on your sewing table and then they fall on the floor (to be eaten by the cat) or stick to your … Continue reading

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Ta Da! My First Finished Quilt.

I still need to put the label on the back (which I think is my new signature label … see below) and sew on a hanging sleeve. Otherwise it is DONE! I am really pleased with it and I think … Continue reading

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Just a quick one…

I am headed out-of-town to see family and attend a wedding next week. I will get to see my super quilt-y Auntie Valerie, and a few other super quilt-y relatives. I intend to pick their brains and perhaps pick up … Continue reading

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