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Muslin Power

As my sewing area (aka several towers) is already way, WAY out of control whenever possible I try to make muslins out of fashion fabric so that  if I don’t like it I can at least donate the finished item to charity rather than let it become abandoned to a life of growing dust and somehow attracting stray pins like most of my UFOs do.  332 more words


Another Summer Quilt in the works

Working on another quilt in pure greens, lemony yellow and earthy browns from the Origins fabric line by Basicgrey for Moda which I absolutely adore!  I started sketching out the deer template that I intend to applique on the quilt and so far it  is looking pretty good. 52 more words


The Long Goodbye from Allison

 Saying goodbye

As of the end of July, I will be leaving the BTQ family and shifting my focus to growing Tigerlillyshop & Dreadnought Workshop, my handmade jewelry and accessories business. 492 more words


Doll Clothes for an American Girl or Doll Clothes for an American Girl who owns an 18 inch doll

My friend’s daughter just celebrated her 7th birthday! She mentioned once that she wanted clothes for her doll, but then changed her mind and said she’d like a gift card to one of her favorite clothing stores. 284 more words

Tablet cover

Officially, I am on vacations. We moved to our cottage on july 2nd and for two months. Unofficially two months is a lot of time vor vacations  for me. 220 more words



So… I kinda feel like cheating posting this as part of Sophie’s stunning TWO x PIECE x SET x ACULAR fiesta

…as I finished this *scans Instagram* … 687 more words


A Pirate's Life For Me

About a week ago an adorable little face knocked on my door and then screamed at me through the door. She had a message in a bottle for me. 754 more words