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Christmas preparations in August

I have to admit that this week I bought the first of my Christmas presents for December 2016. Well, to be truthful: one Christmas present, all the Christmas cards, wrapping paper and two small gifts to go in Christmas Stockings. 347 more words

choosing colours (ii)

after several days of hemming and hawing and spending every spare moment looking at fabric online, i finally made a decision and placed an order for my new summer sampler quilt! 294 more words


Bird Progress and More

Yesterday I finished three background pieces and eight bodies for the realistic birds.

The day before I added tails and wings and beaks to ten more sets of whimsical birds.   72 more words


An Angel Strippy Quilt

I made this queen size quilt a few years ago from stash fabric.  The technique I used was quilting them into strips and then binding them together.   488 more words


Big Squishy Parcels!

I love it when big squishy parcels arrive in my letterbox! :)  I ordered some fabrics (all on special offer) from Hancock’s of Paducah about three weeks ago and have been waiting… 327 more words

Baby Quilt for a friend!

Everyone has that stage in their lives where all their friends are getting married and/or getting pregnant all at once, right? It’s like a bug that goes around and bites people and they just all start falling one by one. 199 more words


UFO #3

I finished the third UFO for the year. I decided to call this one “Thinking of Maggie”.

I almost called it “Remembering Maggie”, but that makes it sound like she passed away, which to the best of my knowledge she has not. 83 more words