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Mama’s Little Shortcuts – BOM

This is my latest project —  it is another oldie that is sure to be fun to make. Mama’s Little Shortcuts is a 1998 BOM from Atkinson Designs.  The designer, Terry Atkinson knows how to make things easy and I … 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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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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Out of my comfort zone

I have been working on the baby quilt for Cooper!  I decided on a string quilt using black, white and green.  Finished size will be about 48 in x 48 in, 36 blocks total. I am using a light weight … Continue reading

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Adding the Hangers to the Ornaments

The week has not been a total loss — crafty speaking.   I finally added hangers to the Art to Heart Pin Up Ornaments. I found some variegated twine designed for scrapbooking — the color changes are fairly subtle — and … Continue reading

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Christmas Pin Up Ornaments – Nearly Done

This has been a fun project.  I am almost done but am missing a suitable mustache for Santa.  I stopped by the craft store but Santa accessories must be out of season — so off to the needlepoint shop this … Continue reading

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More Potholders ….

a few more hotpads that I finished this week. and ….. The heart shaped hotpads were from a kit that I got online but sadly, I don’t remember the name of the shop.  There are few different patterns online for … 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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