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Veggie Stock

Make your own wholesome vegetable broth basically for free using your vegetable scraps.

Veggie scraps:
onion skins and roots
garlic peels
carrot skins or trimmings… 87 more words

Irish Stars Update: 181 of 361

Records indicate that I started my Irish Stars quilt about June 1, 2017.

In just under a year there are 181 blocks complete of 361 total needed to make a queen size quilt out of 1-1/2″ base squares. 23 more words


Postage Stamp Quilt

Not sure if I’d call it fun or work…these little 6″ squares take a lot of time to complete!  And I think I’m going to run out of stash before I run out of the need to make more of them.    63 more words


Looking in the Mirror - Scraps of History

Working on our 1906, 860 square foot house, tearing down walls to build new ones, revealing dry-as-kiln studs and genuine 2x4s, we’d discovered layers, like frosting, of old newspapers from 1912 and 1914. 1,077 more words

Comfort quilt

I love sharing my work with others, and although I tried to resist, I just had to start the #comfortquiltqal (on instagram). After all, I already had the book, and loads of scraps. 198 more words

Modern Quilting

call me strong; call me brave

to swallow
the sap


to cover

across lips

allow myself
to be defaced

or drink
him in in

when i want
it out… 30 more words


Making a 16 Patch Star

I’ve made 27 blocks now! I hope in another day or two I’ll have 32 and can start putting together two crib quilt tops (16 blocks each plus sashing). 94 more words