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Capturing hometown views through embroidery.

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Pillow Talk

I’ve got this thing lately for pillows.  I just want to make them.  I don’t know why, don’t ask me.  I don’t typically use decorative pillows, but for some reason … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lessons Learned & How I Became Friends with Paper Piecing

So, Block #15 in The Splendid Sampler™, Family Affair, had me in a bad place for a while.  The design is great, Janice Ryan did a fab job of designing the … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Zen of Ironing

I was never one for ironing; once I discovered that a damp cloth thrown in with a pair of pants or a shirt in the dryer will release wrinkles, I … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Snug As A Bug Splendid Sampler Block 7

What a treat to embroider a quilt block in the latest installment for The Splendid Sampler™ Quilt Along. The Snug As A Bug block is designed by Amy Sinibaldi of … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Made A Knit Pillow!

I finally made something other than a hat!  I was watching Knit & Crochet Now Season 5, Episode 6, and this pillow was one of the projects. It’s a great piece of … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Splendid Sampler Thursday

I joined the The Splendid Sampler™ Quilt Along to learn about quilting techniques in a group atmosphere.  It is a year long, 100 Block quilting adventure. I have a bit … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 3 Comments

No Rules Scrappy Memory Quilt

Keeping memories alive with a no rules scrappy quilt top

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunday Stitching – Buttonhole/Blanket Stitch

I started a stitch sampler to practice the multitude of embroidery stitches I enjoy pinning from Pinterest.  I started with some of the “straight line” stitches and that was kind … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bonnet Stitch – TAST 2016

I discovered Sharon B’s Pintangle blog and her Take A Stitch Tuesday {TAST} Challenge.  I’ve played around with embroidery off and on over the years.  I never seemed to go … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment
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