Category Archives: Sewing/Quilting

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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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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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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