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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Quilting

Blocks 1 & 2 Going, Blocks 3 & 4 Coming!

I almost forgot to remind you! Today is the last day that February’s Blocks 1 & 2 of the In Our Garden BOM will be available for free. If you haven’t had a chance to download those blocks be sure to head over to Sew Incrediby Crazy for all the details about where to do that. These are the blocks…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #47

Happy Leap Day Everyone! This little donkey was leaping and cavorting around so much that her feed bucket went flying! If she’s like me, she’s just happy to see the end of February because that means that March begins tomorrow. And once March is here, spring isn’t too far off! Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern for Donkey Kicking a Bucket ********************************…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #46

Today’s Vintage Workbasket pattern is this sweet set of cutlery to go along with last week’s tea set. I’ve been searching for the tea pot to go along with them but if one was ever in the Workbasket magazine,up this point I haven’t had any luck finding it. Vintage Workbasket Whimsical Cutlery Set pdf ******************** Welcome to Stitchery Link Party…

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Quilting

In Our Garden BOM Blog Hop – Blocks 1 & 2

This week, I finally carved out the time to make February’s blocks for the In Our Garden BOM Blog Hop. Amy over at Sew Incredibly Crazy did a wonderful job designing Blocks 1 & 2. My month is June and let me tell you, Amy set the bar pretty high… not only for the detailed instructions and ease of construction…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #45

Wouldn’t it have been fun if the Hexie Turtles and I could have had our tea party yesterday with a cute tea set like this week’s Vintage Workbasket pattern? I may just have to stitch them on a set of napkins for the next one! Vintage Workbasket Whimsical Tea Set pattern pdf ***************** Welcome to Stitchery Link Party #45 For…

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Hexie Turtle Adventures, Recipes

A Hexie Turtle Valentine

Hello Everyone! We’re the Hexie Turtles! And we’re here to tell you about what we did to get ready for Valentine’s Day. Well… actually I’m going to tell the story because Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie is next oldest. She’s my BFF. And then Rexie is youngest. He’s my other BFF. Sue was super…

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Embroidery, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Some Really Cute Finishes!

It’s been a fun and busy week here with Dave home for a short break. As an added bonus… I haven’t had to shovel snow once. And considering that we’ve had 13 1/2″ of snow in the past 36 hours, that’s a really good thing! While my guys have been trying to keep ahead of the snow, I’ve had time…

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I’d Do It Again in a Heartbeat!

33 years ago today, Dave and I were married in a Friday evening ceremony in the chapel on Camp Wainwright (now known as Canadian Forces Base Wainwright.) Happy Anniversary Dave! I can remember thinking as I walked down the aisle after exchanging vows that I was the luckiest girl in the world. And now 33 years later… I know just…

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My Patterns, Sewing

Super Mom – No Cape Featured on The Name Game

Welcome! I’m so glad you’re here! When Cindy from Live a Colourful Life decided to revive The Name Game series on her blog, she put the call out for nominations for interesting blog or instagram names. I wrote to her suggesting Super Mom – No Cape! I was more than a little flattered when she wrote back saying she was…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #44

With less than a week until Valentine’s Day, you might not have time to embroider a large project but there’s still time to take some of the small designs in today’s vintage Workbasket pattern sheet and make something hand stitched for those special people in your life or perhaps to decorate your house. That’s what I did for this felt…

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