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When life gives you lemons...

…you make a soothingly warm lemony drink powerful enough to banish all unwanted weekend sniffles.

Yes, that’s right, all my weekend plans went out the window when I was struck down by one of those pesky not-yet-a-head-cold-but-soon-will-be yucky feelings. 217 more words

Patchwork & Quilting

Combination Units – Finished Size 4"

Combination Unit

For the next Deli Geese Project Blocks I am making pinwheel centers using Combination Units. To make the Combination Units I start with Half Square Triangles, and to make Combination Units that will finish 4″ I use Half Square Triangles that measure 5″. 314 more words

Quilts of Valor

Our quilting guild got together and decided to make some quilts for a charity Quilts of Valor. We had a lot of fun sewing a new pattern and knowing a wounded soldier would receive a quilt for comfort. 31 more words


Half Square Triangles - Two More Sizes From a Five Inch Square

For some upcoming Deli Geese Project Blocks I want to make pinwheel centers using Combination Units.  Normally my Combination Units have a finished size of  3 3/4″ when starting with 5″ squares. 389 more words

Modern Bee May Block

You may or may not know this, but I recently expanded my quilting horizons and went completely out of my comfort zone and joined a quilting bee. 649 more words

Machine Quilting

Half Square Triangles...

I received a Sizzix Big Shot machine for Christmas after seeing it demo’d at the Quilting Expo held late last year here.

The Sizzix machine has opened up a whole world of quilting for me… it’s early days, and I have now completed a chevron quilt and have become somewhat obsessed with googling “half square triangle quilts” and Sizzix dies. 137 more words

Completed Stash Busters

Layer Cake QAL- Blocks 5 and 6

Quilt along continues!

I think this is actually really helping my sewing technique. These blocks are far more precise than almost anything I’ve sewn. I’ve talked about having trouble with that before. 49 more words