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Mama’s Little Shortcuts

These blocks are looking great! and blocks 3 and 4 combine to make …. My latest knit project is a small throw, I think. This started as the “simple striped blanket ” from Lion Brand but smaller since I wanted … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts & Halloween Afghan

I just finished block #1, Woodpile of the 30’s version of Mama’s Little Shortcuts.  I like it… Mama’s Little Shortcuts, Block #1 Another new project that I started is a crochet afghan.  This is a kit I got from Herrschners … Continue reading

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The Last 4 Blocks!

These are the blocks from months 11 and 12.  I had fun with these blocks but did have a couple of problems with construction.  When you look closely you can see a bit of ripple in each and every flying … Continue reading

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And this set of blocks…

I continue to enjoy making blocks for the Indigo Stars BOM, in spite of myself. This is from month 9 — I managed to cut one of the plaid fabrics 2.25 in instead of 2.5 inches. This kit does not … Continue reading

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More Big Blocks & Knit Dove Bandages

  Here are the blocks for month 7 for Indigo Stars BOM.  I had a major miscut so the extra seams are because I didn’t pay great attention to my pattern … oops! So— what did I do wrong?  I … Continue reading

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A Quilt for Cooper!

This is the finished quilt for Cooper!  My favorite way to baste is using 505 spray but it did not work on this.  The backing – Moda marble dots in black/grey – stuck nicely to the batting but the pieced … Continue reading

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Art to Heart Pin Ups — aka Christmas Ornaments

Most of my crafty time this past week has been spent working on a cute set of Christmas ornaments using a pattern from Art to Heart. This is what I have done so far….  there are a few details that … Continue reading

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Salt Water Taffy Quilt

Salt Water Taffy Quilt – Complete!! I finished my Salt Water Taffy Quilt yesterday, I was hoping to finish before the end of February.  As usual, I love my new finish!! I did a lot of stitching in the ditch … Continue reading

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Salt Water Taffy Quilt Top – How to Quilt??

  Salt Water Taffy Quilt Top Quilt top is finished … and it is huge!!  I have no idea how to do the quilting so it will hang on the wall until something pops. The backing will be a favorite … Continue reading

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Salt Water Taffy Quilt Top

For the past week, my available “crafty” time was spent working on Salt Water Taffy.  The pink and yellow blocks look yummy! It took much longer that I expected since I was having a huge problem getting a decent quarter … Continue reading

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