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quilting and cross stitch

Blocks one through six are complete for Mama’s Little Shortcuts and it is great how they are coming together so nicely. As I get the fabrics ready for each block, I usually poo-poo at least one but have used what … Continue reading

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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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