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Happy Birthday to Me!

It was my birthday this past week and I just want to share all the wonderful sewing related presents I received! First up is a light box.  I tried to make my own and realized that my birthday was coming up soon so just put one on my wish list!  Also is a Gingher rotary…

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A Great Start to the New Year

No, I am not being sarcastic, even if we did come home to frozen pipes!! (YIKES!) My first ever published pattern is out TODAY!! Make Modern Magazine Issue #20 is available NOW!  Use code MM20for6 to purchase this virtual magazine for a discounted amount of $6 (Australian). You’ll get my pattern and get to know me…

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52 Quilters, so much EMOJI

Last week I was the guest on the 52 Quilters Blog and Instagram.  I spent the week telling almost TEN THOUSAND followers about myself and hosting an emoji tutorial. I’m glad I didn’t think about the number of followers before the week started, I might not have had made it through! I created a 14″…

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Piece and Quilt with Precuts

If you follow me on Instagram then you have seen some sneak peaks of the quilt I’m about to show here.  It is called Starstruck and is a pattern in Christa Watson’s new book “Piece and Quilt with Precuts” Let me tell you how I started with all this.  As soon as I found out…

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Me time

Isn’t all sewing “me time?” Well, yes and no.  I do absolutely love to be in my room and at my machine.   Lately a lot of what I am creating are must do’s.  Things I am working on in order to obtain a goal I have set for myself in the quilting industry.   Sewing for fun and nothing else doesn’t happen too often.  I don’t feel like I am missing out.  Until a night like last Friday happens.  I took a class a local quilt shop to make a book clutch.  It was so much fun and I loved what I came home with. I am not a…

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Guild Quilting

Have you ever wondered how a guild quilt comes together?  I have and I belong to two guilds!  One guild handed out background fabric and instructions on types of fabric to use and block directions.  We all returned the blocks and one member completed the quilt top, quilting, and binding all by herself. Now the…

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Every Day is Earth Day

Back in April I challenged myself to create a quilt without purchasing anything NEW.  Everything had to be scraps or upcycled materials. I started with a Queen size flat sheet that I cut into fourths.  I used two pieces as the front and back of my quilt (the other two pieces are being saved for…

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Tula Tuesday – The Finale!

It’s taken a while for me to get to this point, but my Fandango quilt is complete!  It is quilted, bound, and in the dryer as I type. The finish size is 68″ square and I quilted it mainly with a walking foot through the 6 inch opening of my machine. It was not an…

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