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A Hellacious Belle's Guide to the New South: It's All in the Quilting

Quilts are such a huge memory from my childhood.  They were bright and cheerful, warm and comforting and always smelled like sunshine from being line-dried in the back yard. 550 more words

Blogging Challenge

Ten Things I'm Thankful For - Day #4

As I prepare to go to bed,* the wind and rain are lashing against the windows of my apartment. It’s nights like these that my thankful thoughts go immediately to warmth and shelter. 203 more words

Ten Things I'm Thankful For

Star light, Star bright

First star I see tonight, Wish I may, Wish I might, Have the wish I wish tonight.

This all started because I wanted to applique on a Mariner’s Compass. 72 more words


Millie Monday

On this Millie Monday I am spending the day with the Boston Marathon running in the background.  When I lived near Cleveland Circle many years ago, I’d make some chili and have some friends in.   345 more words


The Patchwork Kit

“You know, I’m really starting to think the whole world is just a patchwork quilt of crazy little cults, all with their own secret spaces, their own records, their own rules,” Robin Sloan. 93 more words

Pictures Posters And Quotes

Round-up Seven


Next up are green panels for purses.


A technique going around the blogs for flat blocks is to cover a freshly ironed block with a magazine or ruler until it cools. 186 more words

Ruffled Apron Pattern

As a homemaker, I find I am often in need of an apron.

Whether frying fish, or baking something yummy,

I just make a mess of my clothes when I’m in the kitchen. 48 more words