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Same thing, different day!

Still frantically looking to get things finished for my Showcase next week. I’m opening drawers and bins that I haven’t touched for months! I found a few Christmas themed items that just needed a little bling and a finished edge, so I jumped on that boat! 190 more words


Against the grain

On my latest finish, my advice was to use black, use piping, use orange, use green…and I’ll say that I took heed of all that advice and tried it out. 100 more words


Too many beginnings

My last post showed you the beginning of a new piece. Haven’t had a chance to touch it since. However, that didn’t stop me from getting distracted and starting yet another piece! 77 more words


Slow stitch and strange flowers

I’ve made quite a bit of progress on my vintage napkin. The lacy effect looks really good to me.

Not finished, but so far I’ve been able to restrain myself and only use little tiny beads that give just a hint of sparkle. 295 more words

Art Quilts

Florida fun...

…or maybe not so much fun. I will be the absolute first to admit that I really hate the tropical climate of Florida. But that climate produces some of the most beautiful flora, and it’s different every time we are here. 177 more words


More orange...kinda!

It’s actually rust colored silk, but that’s in the orange family. And since orange makes me so happy, I had to work on this piece while I cogitate on my recent disappointing studio day. 23 more words


Disappointment and dilemna

An older project came to the top of the unfinished stack today and I’m excited to get it finished. It only needed binding and beads. Easy, peasy, right? 248 more words