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Sunday Snippit & a little rant

I found myself being very annoyed earlier this week which is what my mini-rant is about.  What has happened to respect and courtesy?   I remember the days when, if you were driving and saw a hearse with cars following that … Continue reading

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Sunday Snippit

I decided to have a bit of “yard sitting” time this morning.   I took my tea and my tablet and headed outside.  It is going to be a bit of a challenging week ahead so there probably won’t be much … Continue reading

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Freestanding Lace Bookmark

Today I was finally able to give this to my NY BFF (belated birthday present) and so I can now post pictures of the freestanding lace bookmark I made for her.    She is an avid reader,  so I knew … Continue reading

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What was in my craft basket last week?

After returning from vacation, I felt the need to get into my sewing room and create something.   I knew I couldn’t get a quilt finished in a week and I wanted to have something that I could say was “done”.  … Continue reading

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Scrappy and Semi- Scrappy Quilts

Scrappy quilts are the perfect way to use up all the leftover fabric from all my other projects.  Let’s face it, fabric is not a cheap investment and I don’t like just throwing my money into the trash.  Not to … Continue reading

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Easter Creations

It was a busy week in the sewing room the last couple of weeks.  It was fun making all these cute critters:   And the baskets to go with them:     So, Easter is done, is it time to … Continue reading

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New addition to the Family

My sewing machine family that is.   While wandering around an antique store on our trip to Connecticut we came across this sweet little girl. Now I have come across treadle tables like this before so when my dear hubby called … Continue reading

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Springtime is Here

We’ve got  hyacinths and daffodils and pansies blooming too.     And we have our seedlings sprouted on the windowsill. Yes, we did have some frost the other morning but I am confident that spring is here.  While we didn’t … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

I pulled out my bin of cuddle fabric the other day to sort through and see what I have and what I might need for a project I am going to be working on in a week or two. Anyone … Continue reading

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Crafters’ Dilemma

There comes a time in all crafters’ lives when decisions have to be made.   The craft room, if you are fortunate enough to have one, is overflowing with all the supplies needed for all of our different crafting interests.  I … Continue reading

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