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I’ve been a Busy Bee

Well, I completed my last blocks for my Bee, Busy Bees.  It’s been a long wonderful year filled with some of my very favorite people and very favorite blocks. The last month up was Jo who asked us to create starburst blocks using Ashley’s tutorial HERE.  I had a kind of difficult time with these …

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Stars and Stripes

I finished this bee block just in the nick of time…one day before the month was up. Meghan sent us red, white, and blue fabrics and requested a 16.5″ patriotic theme block. Her husband is in the army, so she wants to make a quilt for him that nods to that. Well, there are lots …

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Making Katie Jump

So,  I’m still on the path to finishing up some of my bee quilts.  I have entirely too many as mentioned before because I was in a ridiculous number of bees the past year.  And to think that I had to leave at least three of them because I was so overwhelmed (don’t worry, I …

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Vulnerability

I’m a total Gleek. Yep, that’s right a Gleek. I’m a geek too, but in this case, I do mean the crazy word I said. What does that mean? Well, some of you probably know immediately, but for those who don’t…it means that I love the show Glee. I really just love getting to see …

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Blocks and Blogs

Oh goodness…I’m having one of those days where I find a link on one blog and it takes me to another…and then another… and before I know it, I’ve spent almost of all of the little girlie’s naptime frittering away my time on things that are not my priority. But boy are they fun! I’m …

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Cover Story

Well, I have some exciting news that I can finally share.  There is a book coming out by C & T Publishing called  Modern Blocks – 99 Quilt Blocks from your favorite designers.  And guess what?  I bet you figured it out… apparently I’m one of those favorite designers. 😉 I can’t wait to see the book! …

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Flying to the end

Well, I’ve had an interesting couple of days.  I went out to get the white thread that I needed in order to do any more sewing.  I happily found it on sale and everything.  Made my purchase and was coming out of the store carrying my package and my daughter when I ran into a …

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Flower Power

I still have a couple of bee blocks to finish for this month(!) and I’d love to get that all done before we move at the end of the week.  I’m not sure what life will be like for a bit and I’m not sure when I’ll have internet access!  Agh!  Hopefully, we’ll have that …

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I’m still here!

Agh!  I tried to post at least twice last week and blogger was down every time.  Crazy!  And then I left for the weekend to go on our lovely NOLA modern quilt guild sewing retreat weekend.  And on Thursday and all day today, I was at the sewing machine store renting time on the long …

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Tiny Strings

April’s Block for do. Good Stitches in my group was a couple of string blocks.  Simple enough…I’ve made a whole string quilt before…this time last year in fact.  It was a gift for my MIL. So I thought that a couple of blocks would be easy peasy.  Hmmm… Well, let’s just say it was a …

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