Category Archives: Little Sewing Projects

English Paper Piecing Progress

I am in the throws of finishing the rough draft of my last chapter for my dissertation (while I work full time) so time has been of the essence. Therefore…not getting a whole of sewing done. That being said I … Continue reading

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English Paper Piecing While Watching Downton Abbey

Back in September my mother and I took a trek to Las Vegas for the Riley Blake Fabric Fest! It was a great retreat and if they offer it again I would go in a heartbeat. One of the classes … Continue reading

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September Modern QAL and Progress

Here she is This month’s block was called Escalator. If you look at my compadres blocks at And Sew We Craft you’ll notice, as usual, mine is a bit of a departure. However, it does fit nicely with the rest … Continue reading

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A Finish! …and progress

The big news is I finished my first quilt! It’s the bug jar Here’s a pic of the finished top. Just a stitch in the ditch quilting technique to get my feet wet. Here’s a nice mitered corner that I … Continue reading

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Working on Wonky

I am working on my work, work out, dissertation, sewing balance. Happily I am able to get in a little more sewing than I thought due to the fact that one can only work on the dissertation for so many … Continue reading

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Starting Up Again

So here’s the deal. I have loved quilting since my mom made my first one for me in 3rd grade. I took up quilting with a bit of a passion in college in the late 80’s. Life has gotten in … Continue reading

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