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Episode 73 – The Husband

Happy National Quilting Day! What did you do to celebrate? I am working on quilting this quilt: And I also did some hand quilting at the shop while The Girl took her sewing class. At least I did until I … Continue reading

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Episode 72

Here are a few pictures of the finished gift quilt top: Does anyone know the secret to a good hand-quilted stab stitch? I need heeeeelp! You can click here to listen to (or download, if you right-click and choose ‘save … Continue reading

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Episode 71

Here is a link to the bag that I bought for (secret!) vacation: A Day in the Park Backpack Tote Do you have a sewing buddy? Have you ever made an artist trading card?  

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Episode 70

I finished the cloverleaf quilt! Here is another teaser view: Have you heard of the show Sherlock? You can catch it on Netflix. Also I get to hand over this quilt tomorrow: It is always exciting (and a little sad) … Continue reading

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Episode 69 – Stitch Savvy review

Today I talked about this awesome book: [Note this is an affiliate link to Amazon] I’ve been seeing it around the blogosphere a lot and after picking it up twice in the book store I decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Snow Dye pictures

Here are a few pictures of the fabric that I dyed with the Snow Dye method that I read about in Quilter’s Newsletter.  The above stack is 7 different 1 yard pieces.  You can see they range from pink to … Continue reading

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Episode 68 – Compliment Challenge

So will you take the challenge? For the rest of the year, when someone compliments a quilt you made/are making, you must accept the comment graciously with a simple ‘thank you’ and NO self-flagellating or disparaging remarks! Got it? You can … Continue reading

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Episode 67 – Tracy Chevalier writes quilt stuff! Who knew?

Tracy Chevalier released a new book called The Last Runaway. Have you heard of it? [note: the above image is an Amazon affiliate link] According to this review on NPR: For a novel exploring such explosive themes, The Last Runaway … Continue reading

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Episode 66 – Angela Walters Craftsy class review

I finished quilting the Cloverleaf Quilt!  Check out some sneak peaks. This is the back: And then I started playing with the camera a bit…and found I could make these neat tiled pics.  So here is another shot(s) of the … Continue reading

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2012 Project Completions in Review

So here is a visual of the projects that I completed in 2012.  The charity challenge is on there multiple times to fill a blank hole.  Also I noticed there is one quilt that I never put up on the … Continue reading

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