Monthly Archives: August 2013

Variations on a Theme

Last year, I blogged about the little cases I made to give away as Christmas presents and showed a few of them. In the meantime, I made several more to perfect the pattern so it could be published. And now … Continue reading

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Sewing Inspiration

As I promised, here are some of the ideas I saw at Baby Lock Tech in St. Louis this past weekend. I think there are ideas everywhere but at a sewing machine convention, there are even more than usual. Here … Continue reading

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Men are from Mars – or is that Venus – or maybe Pluto?

Moving is such a bother. Don’t get me wrong. I think I’ll love my new space but I don’t yet. Last night my goal was to hang some of my quilts to make it feel cozier. Part of the problem … Continue reading

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Crazy Busy…Crazy

When the cat’s away, the mice will play. Who says that anyway? Does it really work like that in the real world? The cat is away here at Quilters Newsletter and I think the mice are still just doing what … Continue reading

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A New Sewing Space

Yes, I know…I usually blog on Monday and it’s not Monday. But we moved Wednesday, I have something else slated for my Monday blog and I didn’t want to wait to show you my new sewing space. Our new apartment … Continue reading

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Use it up, wear it out

Make it do or do without. The old saying is still solidly good advice. It’s not always practical to replace an item that, though it continues to be useful, has been heavily used and is obviously no longer new. Instead … Continue reading

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The Sew Social Project

One thing about quilters is certain — we are a charitable bunch. For that reason, we want to help spread the word about the new Sew Social Project, a partnership between Camelot Fabrics and the Mothers of Professional Basketball Players … Continue reading

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A Trip to Mom’s House

This weekend we delivered quilts to my mom who is going to be the featured quilter at the Quilts Along the Platte quilt show in Torrington, Wyoming, in September. She’s excited and I’m excited for her.  My husband and I … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat’s Second Life

I think I’ve written before about how much I love the thrift store. And about how I like to collect and save strange things. Obviously, I’ve combined them and I now have a bunch of odd things I bought cheaply. … Continue reading

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Can You Guess Who? There’s a Prize!

[Please note: this giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Cleo, Julie and Sallie - the randomly selected winners from the correct answers! Quilt #1 was Susan's, Quilt #2 was Lori's and Quilt #3 was Mary Kate. Thanks to everyone who played … Continue reading

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