Tag Archives: Sewing

Badges, baby!

This may explain more of my psychology than I should share, but I love badges. Love them! I’m a total sucker for badge programs, which explains why I joined Mary Jane’s Farm girl Sisterhood and her plethora of badges for the things … Continue reading

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A Couple Scrap Quilts

I recently finished up the binding on a couple quilts almost entirely scrappy in nature. The first is a log cabin using widths of cut up jeans and khakis – all worn at one time to my family.  The red in … 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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Impusive Ambrosia

This was the last quilt I made in 2012 as I relaxed after Christmas by listening to Adriana’s Trigiani’s The Shoemaker’s Wife on audio book as I finished the binding. I named this quilt “Impulsive Ambrosia” because the purchase of … Continue reading

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Landing Strips

Tomorrow I am going to give each of my three kids the quilts I made them over the course of the year. I happy to show you my son’s quilt that I just finished binding last night: it’s called Landing … Continue reading

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Socks

When I first started knitting, I started with baby berets, which were on size 3 knitting needles.  The shop owner of my LYS kindly said, “You’re making socks?” To which I replied with a slight snort and firm, “no.” I … Continue reading

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November is . . .

I have declared my November a   S  L  O  W   month. That means I’m going to work on a long-languishing writing project in the mornings and hand-stitching in the afternoons.  I have a bunch of embroidery work to do that … Continue reading

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