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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Quilting, Sewing

WIP Wednesday – July Shop Hop Blocks & Bolster Cover

My heart is sad today.  Our oldest and her partner left Monday afternoon to spend the rest of their vacation with his family. I guess I was too busy yesterday to think about not seeing her again for another whole year. I spent yesterday washing sheets and towels and straightening the house. I’d forgotten how much laundry and housework 5…

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Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing

WIP Wednesday – Quilting the Seeds of Friendship Bolster Cover

Just a quick post today while I take a break from quilting my Seeds of Friendship Bolster Cover. I want to have this finished and on the bed in the guest bedroom before our oldest daughter and future son-in-law get here.  The original plan had them arriving here Thursday but their flight out of Shanghai was delayed a few hours…

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Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #15

We’ve moved in to the hottest weeks of summer here in the northern hemisphere.  Some things in the gardens are ready to start harvesting.  Or if you don’t have a garden, the farmers’ markets and u-picks are in full swing providing lots of opportunities to buy fresh fruit and vegetables. For the next several weeks, I’m going to be sharing…

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Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing

DP9 Progress and Sewing for Me

I’ve finished hand basting my Disappearing Nine Patch and it’s ready to quilt. For the DP9 blocks I’ve decided to free motion quilt them alternating between dragonflies and butterflies.  So I’ve been doodling some dragonflies. As you can see… some of my dragonflies are pretty strange looking but the doodling helped me to figure out how I could fmq in…

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