Category Archives: Quilting

Time to start getting caught up

So, this has been taking up lots of my time in the past six weeks.  I am lucky to live in an area where downhill skiing is reasonably priced.  My daughter joined the local team and has been having a … Continue reading

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Hello 2015

Hello Readers, I read recently about the top ten most annoying things people do on their blogs, and one of them is to apologize after being absent.  And I want to apologize, I really do, but I also don’t want … Continue reading

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Tidying Up

“Use it up!” — That’s been my mantra on many, many things lately. Whether it be the bags of oat bran that are clogging my freezer (from an impetuous 50-lb purchase several years ago–don’t ask…) or the shampoo that no one … Continue reading

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A Snow Day Bonanza

School released early…AGAIN…because of an April snow storm. Happily it’s the first day after tax season, so it feels like a holiday on several levels to have my husband back in a “normal” capacity. The woodstove is blazing, the dog … Continue reading

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The Not-so-special Blanket We All Love

I make a lot of things. Some of it is fabulous; a lot of it is ordinary. I’m not one of those crafters who needs to be on the cutting edge of what’s new in terms of books, patterns, technology, … Continue reading

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Butterfly Blues

A friend got married in August 2012, and in the card, I said a homemade gift would be coming. Er, I gave it to her today. A table runner in the colors of her dishes, though I missed the red, … Continue reading

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Stitch and Bitch Craft Exchange

I regularly meet with three other knitters for some needed stitching time and typically more needed bitching time.  Politics, school board, in-laws, parenting: it’s a good time. Yesterday we met for our annual gift exchange, which was supposed to be … Continue reading

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