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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #124

Happy Monday! With fruit canning season in full swing here in southwestern Ontario, I thought this week would be a good time to share this vintage Workbasket embroidery pattern for a variety of summer fruits. Cherry season has passed and they’re kind of pricey to buy enough to can anyway but I’m planning to get a case each of pears…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #98

Since today is Family Day here in Ontario (as well as in Alberta and Saskatchewan,) I decided to get a little creative with this week’s vintage embroidery pattern. In my best handwriting, I wrote out the words Family and ‘Ohana (Hawaiian for Family) and then I used the flowers from this vintage Workbasket alphabet to create two pretty motifs to celebrate this day dedicated…

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September In Our Garden – Blocks 15 and 16

I’m so excited to share my version of September’s blocks for the In Our Garden BOM. This month’s designer was Pat Broe from Life in the Scrapatch. Isn’t that the perfect title for a blog about quilting! This month’s applique block is all about North America’s favorite fall fruit… the pumpkin. You may have seen an in progress shot @supermomnocape…

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Holiday Meals on a Budget

Every year around this time, for many people, the stress starts building about how to create the perfect holidays.  The ads are everywhere… newspapers, radio, TV and in the last several years on the Internet. If you’re on Pinterest your home feed is starting to fill up with photos of the perfect Christmas tree, the perfect holiday table setting, the…

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