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Falling hard

I had to get out of the office for a few minutes today, so I walked up the hill and stumbled into Under Cover Quilts. The store is an explosion of color; brilliant bundles of fat quarters, stacks of vibrant … Continue reading

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In which I dip a toe in

I’ve been putting it off, but today I started the daunting task of organizing my sewing patterns. After moving the stuff into the house a couple years ago, I just stacked them all up in a corner because I was … Continue reading

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Sharper needles

It’s been almost two years since I got my very own craft room, and it took me awhile to get the room settled and to figure out what would work and what wouldn’t. Mostly I’ve been focusing on getting the yarn … Continue reading

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Finished!

At long last, today I finished a quilt. I’m not the best quilter on the planet, and certainly not the fastest, but I enjoy doing it. This is a jelly roll quilt and I liked the planned randomness of the strips … Continue reading

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Jump start

I don’t know what’s going on in the universe, but somehow I’m actually getting gifts made and stashed away for Christmas. Crazy, I know. Here’s a pair of fingerless mitts, knit with my own handspun: Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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Quilting progress

Today I got the borders sewn onto the center I pieced two weeks ago, pieced the backing, and got the binding strip done. That is a good place to stop for the night, because the next step is to sandwich the … Continue reading

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Back behind the wheel

We had a wonderful Christmas, full of family and friends and food. I took a few days off work this year, which I am thoroughly enjoying. I’ve been knitting and spinning, making soap and shopping, watching movies and ignoring the … Continue reading

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Productive yet restful

It was a looooong week, folks. This weekend couldn’t get here fast enough, and while I still had chores to do, I also spent time sewing, baking cookies, and knitting – all guaranteed to reduce stress. My brain feels much … Continue reading

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Little boy blue quilt

Little boy blue quilt

All done, laundered, and ready to be gifted to a lucky little boy!

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