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Howdy, y’all! I haven’t been accomplishing too much lately so this won’t be an expansive post.  I started on another baby quilt (using my fave pattern, Space Place), but haven’t finished the top yet. I love the bird fabric!  (Side … Continue reading

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Mind Blowing Philanthropy

I’ve waited a few days to compose this so I wouldn’t weep or be too sentimental, but it’s such an endearing, powerful topic that I might tear up. The pride I feel for my son, his school, our family, and … Continue reading

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63 years and counting…

Tonight, our family had a wonderful celebration. We got together for dinner, then headed to my folks house to open gifts. Dinner at Maggianos was so delicious, albeit way too much food for even our party of 20. I think … Continue reading

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Norah’s Owls

I made this little baby quilt for Norah. Her mommy loves owls, so I thought this would be perfect. It was a simple strip pieced kit from Little Quilts. It’s sweet and a bit girly without being too frothy. And … Continue reading

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Neptune’s Jellyroll

Ahoy! Yeah, I know. Neptune’s Jellyroll sounds like a college radio band. Surprise though! It’s my newest finished quilt. Tula Pink designed a collection called Neptune, full of nautical themes in a stunning palette and Moda offered it in a … Continue reading

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Hey Golf Fans! The Sandtrapped quilt is done! I just got it back yesterday and attached the tag. It’s adorable! Especially the orange polka dot binding! The long arm quilter did a popcorn design in light green so it vanishes … Continue reading

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I felted all over the place…

This weekend I became slightly obsessed with something my mom gave me…little felted purses, clutches and coin purses. They are made in Kathmandu, Nepal. You can embellish them with large or small felted sushi rolls, felted leaves, felted balls, felted … Continue reading

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