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About animatedlibrarian

I am the Online Services and Instruction Librarian at San Diego Mesa College, I have a doctorate in Education Technology from Pepperdine University. When not quilty/sewing I like to do Muay Thai kickboxing :-)

Some Finished Projects from 2014

First I’d like to introduce you to my Work Tote. It is the same Bijou Lovely pattern I used for my Market Tote that I used in a swap at my guild in April. I’ve been using it everyday and … Continue reading

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Sewtopia, Salt Lake City!

This November from the 6th-9th I had the pleasure of going to Sewtopia in Salt Lake City with my mom! …and this is how we felt waiting for the plane to take us from San Diego to Utah. Happily, we … Continue reading

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My Fabric Challenge Quilt Journey

As you might remember I decided to enter the Michael Miller Fabric Challenge for the Sewtopia retreat in Salt Lake City. I decided to use the opportunity to test out my Electric Quilt Software and came up with this: I … Continue reading

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A Little Duffle Do It Pouch with Sew Yummy Fabric

As I am busily trying to finish my quilt for the Micheal Miller Challenge at Sewtopia (due Nov 6th…ahhhhh!) I have a friend who is new to quilting and wanted me to come over for a sewing date. Well, who … Continue reading

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Zippered Pouch for a Friend

I have a friend who is starting her first quilting class and is very excited about it. This in turn makes me very excited because I don’t really have any close friends who are quilters…or even sewists of any kind … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday with Snowmen

Once again I am linking my WIP Wednesday to the Freshly Pieced blog where many many of us post and share progress on any Wednesday we can make it 🙂 This last weekend I went to a sewing retreat at … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted!

In November I’ll be attending Sewtopia in Salt Lake City with my mom. About a week and a half ago I got a package in the mail from them Yup! I got fabric for a challenge. At first I was … Continue reading

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