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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Quilting

4th of July Picnic Quilt Finished

Last Sunday, I posted that I was closing in on finishing the 4th of July picnic quilt that I started last summer.   A large part of Sunday afternoon was spent sitting out in the screened in porch enjoying the beautiful weather and hand stitching the binding to the back of the quilt.   Once I lost the light, I moved inside…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Ridiculously Pleased With Myself

Last summer, I bought a couple of little hexie kits from Sew Sisters shop in Toronto.  And while I discovered that I enjoyed the process of making hexie flowers, I did not like the finished flowers themselves.  Here’s one of them: Oh how I wished those pink hexies with the bold prints had been fussie cut. Now I realize that…

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Quilting

Closing In On Another Finish

In the above photo, I’m sewing the last few inches of binding onto my 4th of July Picnic quilt.   I completed the top in the middle of July 2012.   It’s going to feel so good to have this finished! And then I’ll only have a couple more projects that were started in 2012 and have been traveling from place to…

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Quilting

Old Glory Scrambled Tabletopper Finished

During the testing of the Abigail Doll pattern, I realized from the feedback that it would be helpful for certain steps to have more detailed photos.  (BTW, I had some amazing testers that were a joy to correspond with.) The original photos that I included in the test pattern were taken some time ago and I knew that adding photos…

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