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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. 229 more words


More Scrap Busting

More scraps stitched together to make larger pieces for inclusion in other work.  It seems to take so long to do – especially the sorting through scraps to find pieces that will work together.   90 more words


distance provides a solution

Distance in more ways than one provided the stumpwork solution. I did begin another embroidery project last night so that was distance of one kind from the problem and this morning while bemoaning to Big Sis that I couldn’t figure out how to finish Beryl’s friend, a solution came to me, so here’s… 18 more words


Pensacola Quilt Show 2014

Yesterday we went to the Pensacola Quilt Show at the Fairgrounds. It was in the Expo Hall, a rather large warehouse type building. We walked around and enjoyed all of the beautiful quilts on display. 73 more words


Applique is okay!

Applique. This word alone can cause anxiety for quilters. But before you grab a dose of Ativan, check out the prescription-free ways of alleviating that feeling–there are fusible web products that can hold the fabric down while you machine stitch it to the quilt. 591 more words


Ready for the Easter holidays? We caught these guys taking it easy in the corridors today!

The second years completed their Easter hand stitching just in time for the break next week. They certainly made themselves at home in St Dominic’s Secondary School. 

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