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2012 Crafty Year in Review

December 31, 2012By 1 Comment
2012 Crafty Year in Review

When I was thinking of this post, I honestly thought, “I don’t think I did all that much this year.” Ha! Seeing it all in one place makes me realize I had a really busy year! I learned a few new crafts, including canning, needlework and weaving. Knitting remained my go-to craft, but I also […]

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Random Reflections Quilt

November 20, 2012By 0 Comments
Random Reflections Quilt

I can’t believe I haven’t shown you this quilt yet! Especially since it’s one of my favorites. When the Flea Market Fancy line was re-released, I saw that an Etsy shop was selling hand-cut jelly rolls. I had always loved this line, I loved the variety of colors and patterns, and knew I wanted to […]

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My Long Weekend in Seven Photos

May 29, 2012By 1 Comment
My Long Weekend in Seven Photos

Saturday: Selvages Chain-Piecing Stack   Sunday: Pieced Pressed   Monday: Seamed Done   How was your weekend? Tweet

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241 Tote Bag

April 23, 2012By 4 Comments
241 Tote Bag

I have been in a rut for the past couple of weeks. I haven’t felt like crafting, or trying new recipes, or really doing much of anything in the evenings except catching up on TV and lamenting that I’ve been in a rut. What finally got me out of that rut was a very pretty […]

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Close, but Not Exactly Right – Sewing Projects Gone Awry

April 6, 2012By 1 Comment
Close, but Not Exactly Right – Sewing Projects Gone Awry

I’ve had a good run with projects recently, which is great. But I have also hit a snags recently, and I figure it’s good to record the not-so-perfect projects as well. That way, I stay humble. I kid. Project Not Exactly Right the First: Upsized Poochie Bag I loved the Poochie Bag I made a […]

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More Sewing: (Not an iPad) Pouch

March 15, 2012By 2 Comments
More Sewing: (Not an iPad) Pouch

When I saw this easy to follow tutorial on Jaceycraft, I knew I had to give it a try. This is Jacey’s iPad Pouch, which is, as the name suggests, the perfect size to protect your iPad. I don’t own an iPad, but this looked flexible enough to use for a variety of items. So […]

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Poochie Bag

March 12, 2012By 7 Comments
Poochie Bag

After my success with the hoop bags a couple of weeks ago, I decided to try some more sewing projects during my week off. I need a new tote bag for the summer, so I did a little digging online and found a really cute, easy pattern for a small bag. Figuring this was good […]

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Simple Hoop Project Pouches

February 21, 2012By 0 Comments
Simple Hoop Project Pouches

I have a love/hate relationship with my sewing machine. Typically, I enjoy crafts that I can manipulate and create with my fingers and hands: knitting, crochet, and now needlework like cross-stitch and embroidery. When I put a machine between me and the materials I’m working with, I tend to run into trouble. When I use […]

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Bliss Fat Quarterly Jelly Roll Quiltalong Quilt

August 23, 2011By 4 Comments
Bliss Fat Quarterly Jelly Roll Quiltalong Quilt

Whoa, that title is really a mouthful, isn’t it? Yikes. I finished another quilt! I love it even more than the last one. Pattern: The first Fat Quarterly quiltalong Fabric: Bliss by Bonnie and Camille for Moda, plus coordinating solids from a bundle by Pink Chalk fabrics This is my second attempt at this quilt […]

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