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9/19/18 things

I’m kind of a perfectionist, it’s mellowed as I’ve gotten older, but some of those deep traits are still there.

The finished idea motivates me, but I really really f-ing hate the process, the mess and the overwhelm. 196 more words


Vintage Vogue 8860: a top that deceived me

I decided to use up a remnant that I spotted in a charity shop in Bath years ago. I loved the Autumnal terracotta and ochre hues in the paisley design. 542 more words


Block 9 - Friendship star quilt block - Mysteries Down Under quilt

This is the ninth block in the Mysteries Down Under quilt.

This is a quick and easy classic block perfect for beginners. Use highly contrasting fabrics for best results. 244 more words


Grandma's Sunbonnet Sue

During our time in Idaho over the summer we were able to “help” out while Ben’s mom and grandma readied their homes to go on the market. 283 more words

From Her, To Her: Govan Community Project

From Her, To Her is a project created to mark the centenary of some women in Britain first being given the vote. Terra Incognita is working with five women’s groups from across Glasgow to explore the role women past and present have played in bringing about positive change on a local and national level. 502 more words

Urban Sunsets Workshop

Urban Sunsets Workshop with Christine Barnes

In May the Bainbridge Modern Quilt Guild had a workshop featuring Christine Barnes and her Urban Sunsets technique. In the workshop we discussed color, value, scale of the print and skinny strip piecing. 262 more words



MJ turns three today.

Here is the dress I made her:

Pattern: Lotta Dress by Companie M
Size: 3T
Fabric: Cloud 9 cotton I grabbed off the clearance rack at Joann… 300 more words