318 Patchwork Quilt-A-Long – Funky Chickens & A Love Bus

Happy Monday everyone! I hope the start of a fresh new week has been treating you well.  My Monday has been a bit slower than usual due to a dental visit and a very sore jaw. Ouch.  I did manage to add a new block to my design wall today, the van.  The van was a hard block for me, but with a lot of patience I finished it off. Carter the cat helped in his own special way too. I keep {Read More}

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Cutting into hoarded fabric….

Do you have fabric designers or lines that you hoard away and refuse to touch?  I have a few.  Japanese fabric of any kind, Tula Pink (although I have some duplicate prints I have cut into!) and Cotton and Steel.  Well, this week I finally broke down and cut into that Cotton and Steel. Not a lot, but just enough to make a small boxy pouch to keep my hand stitching materials in. I have a ton of linen, so {Read More}

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What’s On My Bookshelf ~ Patchwork, Bags & Magazines ~

What a crazy week in our neck of the woods!  I’ve been trying to update on my IG with things I’m working on, but sometimes that is even hard.  Most of the craziness involves the little men in the house,  but mostly with me.  I am the lucky scout mom for the next two weeks who gets to work with middles Webelo 2 Den on their Showman Badge.  Don’t get me wrong, I love to help out my boys and {Read More}

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*NEW* Free Pattern! ~ The GameDay Wristlet ~

Hello there! I hope you all are having a fantastic weekend!  It’s finally sunny in CNY after a freezing rain and sights of our first snow flurries yesterday. The boys are so excited about the snow season starting, but I’m not quite on board! As I promised last week, I have a FREE sewing pattern to share with you today!  I am calling it The GameDay Wristlet. This is a very easy pattern to sew up and appropriate for a confident beginner. {Read More}

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318 Patchwork Patterns Quilt-a-long – My week 1

While my hubby is braving the freezing cold outside with our trick-or-treaters, I’m inside with the teenager handing out candy….And writing a blog post!  I almost forgot to share my finished blocks for this weeks 318 Patchwork Patterns Quilt-a-long!  I still have the tulip and heart to work, but I did finish these:   I decided to enlarge the patterns to 6″ as many others have, which I’m finding is easier to work with.  The ice cream block was machine stitched {Read More}

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