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More Quilter’s Crack

Finished at last! I completed the Juggle pattern quilt (by Camille Roskelley, I think) using Hand Drawn Garden (Anna Maria Horner reissue fabric)! I love the rich jewel tones! Bam gave me this fabric last year. I fussy-cut many of … Continue reading

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Howdy, folks. Well, if the sky is gonna fall, I might as well keep working until it does. Little Quilts called me to let me know this lap quilt was ready. I admit it…I have gotten entirely lazy about finishing … Continue reading

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It’s In The Hole!

The surprise quilt has gone off to be sandwiched and bound. I pinned the big strips together perfectly and got fantastic matched corners! Not only that, but I finished it in record time. I think the quilt top was done … Continue reading

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Here it is…a groove slightly transformed…

That’s right! It’s summertime! Woohoo! My huge apologies for the long hiatus and pitiful output…summer means more time outside for me and less time inside sewing. I have been playing way too much volleyball (just ask my joints) and running … Continue reading

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No Nog Allowed

I have never tried eggnog, mostly because the name deters me. Nog. It’s just not pretty. And the whole raw egg thing in an alcoholic drink. ICK. Although, to be fair, I love cake batter and frozen raw cookie dough. … Continue reading

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Oodles of Ornaments

After scarfing down a few too many Halloween cupcakes, I finally got motivated to work on Christmas stuff. I’m making ornaments for my Etsy site. This is my first batch.¬†Behold, a little Christmas tree adorned with star buttons! A festive … Continue reading

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Red Lopster Costume – Halloween 2006

My son, Patrick, pictured here, used to call lobsters “lopsters” and draw pictures of them with little mittens for crab claws. (Red Lobster was one of his favorite restaurants.)¬†Inspired by his drawings, I constructed this costume for him in 2006, … Continue reading

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