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A New Endeavor: Creativity Inspired by Sizzix

A few weeks ago, I received an email inviting me to join the Sizzix Design Team as their English Paper Piecing (EPP) blogger. I was excited at the offer since I love EPP, but I had never used a… 450 more words


Fitting Issues

I’m having issues not just with fitting things in, but with actually making things that fit at the moment. The last two sewing projects I’ve made I can’t wear, which is a little frustrating to say the least. 1,260 more words

Sewing FO

Slow Sewing

The trendy term these days for hand stitching projects is “Slow Sewing.”  In the busy pace of life, it is a joy to slow down and create things with your own two hands. 331 more words


Circles Block #14--EPP Sew-A-Long

Peppermint Candy
Circles Block #14 in the Circles Sew-A-Long

Yes, I know Peppermint Candy isn’t orange and pink, but the swirl — a bit fat swirl, this time — reminded me of unwrapping crinkly cellophane and seeing those fun swirls on the candy before I popped it in my mouth. 940 more words


Seeing Stars

Having finished piecing my magnus opus of a hexagon quilt top, I decided that I must get started straight away on another English paper pieced quilt. 149 more words


Holiday sewing

I’ve brought my EPP hexagons away on holiday with me as I always do, but how can I concentrate on sewing when I have a spectacular view like this! 43 more words

Adventures In Quilting

Beach Days

I am enjoying this summer weather so much!  I am fortunate to live not far from the beach and the time I spend there is what gets me through all commuting to NYC and the brutal winters we sometimes get here.   194 more words