Beauport Stitches

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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

Panama Hats for the Summer

Have you noticed all the pretty pictures of the sweet little crochet panama hats for girls?  Not too many of them have patterns that are easy to find, much less free … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bulky Knit Ten Stitch Blanket

I am hopelessly in love with the Ten Stitch blanket.  It is so easy and mindless. Once you do the first couple of rounds, the pattern is no longer needed … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · 3 Comments
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