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Vignette quilt

Vignette Quilt

Back in the Spring, Laura Gunn sent me some fat quarters from her latest line for Michael Miller fabrics, Vignette.  Those fabrics have been sitting in my sewing room, mocking me…telling me to get a move on and DO something with them.  So I finally did. I decided on a simple four patch quilt from […]

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open squares quilt

Open Squares

Sometimes life gets away from me…well honestly it does that quite a bit.  So when I realized today that I had never blogged about this quilt, I just had to laugh.  It’s been available as a pattern in Modern Patchwork, Winter 2015 for quite a while now. In all honesty, this particular issue of the

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Sewing Machine Cover

Sewing Machine Cover

I recently shipped off my swap package to the lovely Karen, Sew Peachey as part of the Sewing Room Swap on Flickr.  I shared about the wall hanging that I made for her a while back, Stacked Bowls.  That was my small item for the swap.  My big item had me second guessing myself and

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Paper Pieced Glasses = Awesomeness

A couple of weeks ago I made this fabulous paper pieced block designed by Penny (Sewtakeahike) and Kerry (verykerryberry) of the design team Sew-ichigo.  And can I just say that this is awesome?! Because it is.  I’ve loved this pattern from the moment Kerry started posting sneak peaks of her version on Instagram earlier this

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I’m so thankful

I have a lot to be thankful for as I approach Thanksgiving and the End of the Year.  But today I want to focus on the generosity of Kirsten, Threedancingmagpies, and her pillow and gifts to me.  You can see for yourself what an amazing package she created for me! The other day, I received

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