Category Archives: Sewing/Quilting

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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How have you been?

Happy New Year!  Yes, I know, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here.  No, I haven’t dropped off the face of the earth and no, I haven’t stopped making things.   I have kept very busy doing that.    … Continue reading

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Quilts, Adventures in Embroidery & Scraps

Well here we are in July already.  Wasn’t it just Memorial Day?  I had a wonderful trip to California to visit with my grandson, son and daughter-in-law.  Oh yes, my sister came along too.  🙂    I  brought the quilt … Continue reading

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Gardening and My craft basket

Memorial Day weekend was a bit of mixed bag as far as the weather was concerned.   It was definitely too chilly to head to the beach for the Air Show so we opted to stay home and plant, mow, … Continue reading

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May is here

“Back in the day” as they say, May used to be ushered in with May baskets hung on doors.  I had been wanting to make one of these cone-shaped wall sconces for a while so I decided to make one … Continue reading

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I think I’m ready for spring

Those of you who know me know that I love snow.  Yes, most of my friends and family think I’m a little weird but I just think it’s beautiful.  And I also love having to stay home and sew or … Continue reading

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Snow Day = UFO Day

Yay!!!  A snow day!    This is what the view was from my sewing room window this morning.  So, I got to spend time inside in my sewing room.  I decided to make this a UFO day — UnFinished Object … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge

I was rearranging and re-organizing my sewing room recently and started gathering up my scissors to decide which ones would hang on my pegboard, which ones would sit by my sewing machines, etc.   Now I know someone who has … Continue reading

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Hot August Days

  We are in the middle of a heat wave for sure so what does one do to keep themselves busy while being inside all day.   This is what was in my craft basket today: I have put the … Continue reading

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