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Sunday Sewing

Hi friends! Today I tried to slow things down. I spent a little time this morning reading and snuggling with the animals. Then chatting with friends and I got around to sewing a little this afternoon.  If you have been following me on Instagram, you have seen the red and white blocks I have been… Continue reading Sunday Sewing

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Squirrel!

Hi friends! Today is day 3 of the #31dayblogchallenge2018. I was going to post about the projects I am working on this week but instead I am going to explain why some days I seem to "work" all day but don't really get much done! Some of you probably call it shiny object syndrome but,… Continue reading Squirrel!

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In case you don’t have enough to do this month…

Hi friends! So, you know the saying, if you want something done, ask a busy person? Well, I have decided that I should be super busy this month! In addition to writing a blog post daily, needing to make 4 quilts, shop and decorate for the holidays and all the other general stuff one needs… Continue reading In case you don’t have enough to do this month…

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A fun Valentine’s project

Hi friends! So.... I was going to have a new heart pattern for you using a log cabin design. Well, I hate to put anything out there that is not well done and to be honest, with this little new puppy, I just ran out of time to create a quality pattern.   So instead,… Continue reading A fun Valentine’s project

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My December Island Batik Ambassador project

Hi friends! This month the theme for the Island Batik ambassador project was called Table Scraps. Too funny.   Well, I guess it is only funny if you happen to know that I already have a table runner pattern called Table Scraps! I did not use that pattern for this challenge though. I knew I should… Continue reading My December Island Batik Ambassador project

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Holiday magazine giveaway

Hi friends! I wanted to do one last giveaway before the end of the year. I don't think I showed you all this but I had a project on the cover the McCall's Quilting  Nov/Dec magazine!    My pattern for a Christmas stocking was shown on the cover along with a couple of other stockings.… Continue reading Holiday magazine giveaway

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Tired of shopping? Me too. Except I am having a Quilting Sale!

Hi friends! Wow. Thanksgiving weekend suddenly seems to be so overwhelming! But not due to family, or cooking and cleaning (especially for me as I did not do any cooking or hosting this year) but due to shopping! Yikes. My email inbox was constantly full. Black Friday sale! Small Business Saturday sale! Cyber Monday sale!… Continue reading Tired of shopping? Me too. Except I am having a Quilting Sale!

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Fiesta de Azucar Block 7- Merry Mary

Hi friends! Today is my day on the Fiesta de Azucar blog hop! I hope you have been enjoying all the great, creative sugar skulls my designer friends have been making and their stories about them.   In keeping with the tradition, I designed my skull for a family member who is no longer with… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block 7- Merry Mary

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Fiesta de Azucar Block 6

Hi friends! It's that time again- time for skull block 6!   Today's skull block is from Tammy Silvers. Click here to go check it out! And here is how the optional setting would look with the first 5 blocks in it.   So, have you tried making any blocks yet? Next week it will… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block 6

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Fiesta de Azucar Block 5

Hi friends!   Today you can see block 5 of Fiesta de Azucar. The block was designed by Penni of Cabin in the Woods Quilters and I think you are really going to like her story! And her block! So click here to go check it out! Here is an updated setting with last week's… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block 5