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Space Age Tumbling Blocks - Almost a Flimsy Finish

I had enough energy to sew for 3 hours on Monday, which almost was enough to complete the Space Age Tumbling Blocks quilt top. I might have over extended myself a bit between housework, sewing, and exercise yesterday, though. 33 more words

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He's here!

And, just like that, Paul and I no longer outnumber our progeny.  Samuel Atticus was born over the weekend after a short, fairly easy labor and we are over the moon excited to welcome him into our family. 204 more words

Sewing

See How a Quilt Design Evolves--The Many Faces of "Heartstrings" + Giveaway

Not so long ago I spearheaded a group project for a member of my quilting/dining group–she’d lost her mother and we wanted to give her a quilted hug. 853 more words

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Butterfly Kaleidscope Stars ... Again

See this lovely stack of butterfly kaleidoscope stars, all with their surrounding diamonds? The stack is made up of more stars than it appears. There are well over 60 stars in that pile. 268 more words

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Tula Tuesday: Blocks 56-58

I’m back, and apparently, in a totally purple mood. (Also, I sewed these BEFORE my recent fabric buying trip, but expect to see those fabrics in these blocks ASAP!) 163 more words

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Blocking a quilt

I need to get my quilt in the mail for the AQS show in Grand Rapids

The event is Wednesday, August 20 through Saturday, August 23, 2014,DeVos Place Convention Center,Grand Rapids, Michigan but they need the quilts in Paducah by Friday.   449 more words

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Deep Summer

In deep summer, everything moves a little slower because of the heat.  The sewing slows down because we’re at the beach, or watching Endeavor on the television, or just lazily talking after dinner on the patio.   654 more words

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