Category Archives: Sewing

Garage Sale Find: Hand pieced!

WOW, right?!!  Picked up this little beauty at a garage sale today.  Love all of the colors and perfect twin bed size.  The best bit may be that the entire top is hand-pieced! Or, the best bit may be that … Continue reading

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Embroidery Floss Marathon Organization

So look what I found at Michael’s yesterday (40% off! Get there while the scrapbooking storage sale is still on). It has sixteen of these little guys: and an easy snap system with a handle. While I am sure that … Continue reading

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What I did on my flight to London, or Why I should never sew on a plane

I forgot to show you what I did on my flight to London a couple of months ago.  Well…maybe not so much ‘forgot’ as decided never to show you.  But, today I finally pulled it out and finished off the … Continue reading

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The Red Barn

Most of you probably know by now that earlier this year I started a new imprint (or line of books) for the publisher I work for.  It’s called Stash Books.  I had a vision of what it could be from … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Jones’

In one of those crazy seconds of life where I deluded myself into thinking that I could jam one more thing into it, I volunteered to be a part of a slice quilt with some of the gals at work. … Continue reading

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Weekend actual, real, no kidding accomplishments

I finally had time to sew this weekend and am going to have to change my ‘About Me‘ to indicate the second time that I sewed a garment aside from my wedding dress.   I made these PJs for my … Continue reading

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Recent Obsession

So, I have this obsession… I am collecting a collection of doll books. I think most of you must know my recent obsession with Wee Wonderfuls, but that book has ignited a search for the perfect doll to make as … Continue reading

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Evelyn

For A’s first day at school, I made him a little worm from the most fantastic book: Wee Wonderfuls.  I am completely in love with this book and want to make just about every project. This project freaked me out … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Find: Sorry Sandy

Dear Sandy Klop, You know that I love your designs enormously, and I hope you also know that I think you are one of the nicest people in the fabric industry.  I am sorry that you have to be reading … Continue reading

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Latest Baby Quilt

I love making baby quilts as they come together so quickly and easily.  I used some flannel for the randomly pieced strips and minkie for the binding. I found the pink leaf fabric on the back from a garage sale … Continue reading

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