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Well Friday has finally arrived. I normally look forward to Friday because in school term time it means that my Sarah is home for the weekend and we’re off the clock. 475 more words

Lucie The Happy Quilter

Hot watter bottle cover

I was pondering what to do with my FMQ practice sandwiches for a while. I don’t like throwing and wasting “stuff”, especially food and fabric. Then, it hit me: we were using a hot water bottle and feeling the boiling plastic isn’t a nice feeling. 277 more words


Part 1 - Free Motion Machine Quilted Bags!

I’ve made lots of bags decorated with machine quilting (actually, I only make bags to show off the fabric embellished with my free machine quilting!).  I started making machine quilted bags many years ago when I started teaching – they were a fun and practical way to show off my passion. 186 more words

Free Motion Quilting


It’s been a brilliant day in happy longarm quilter land. In trying really hard to stay on course and pretty much succeeding has made it brilliant. 429 more words

Lucie The Happy Quilter

Diaper Changing Pads

So, yesterday, or was it Friday night, after viewing my daughter’s photo stream clearly showing that the baby, my first granddaughter, had dropped, I decided it was time to make some diaper changing pads.  284 more words

Quilting Tips

Don't cross the streams

From the Top

Today, write about any topic you feel like — but you must reuse your opening line (at least) two more times in the course of your post. 337 more words

Daily Prompts

Start and Finish

Some random thoughts on a Saturday…do you keep wound bobbins on hand?  I usually wind 3-4 at a time.  When they are all empty, I clean the lint from the bobbin case and wind them all up again!  267 more words