Monthly Archives: March 2009

Swell Squares – finally done.

On the bed and all quilty and crinkley. All my leftover fabrics went into the backing giving me two quilts in one. A close-up of the quilting and binding.  Work is piling up on my sewing table.  I have two … Continue reading

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Spring Fever Hits

We had a few days last week where nothing much was done except a lot of soup-eating, sniffing, and movie-watching.   I had some pretty bored kids after awhile and so when the little one was in bed, Suzannah and took … Continue reading

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Come And Get It! Flea Market Fancy

I just called Tumbleweed Quilts in Cape Cod to see if they still had some Flea Market Fancy left in stock. They do… They don’t have a lot, but they do have some in some of the harder to find … Continue reading

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A Wee Quilt

Oh, I couldn’t really resist the chance to join in, it’s such a fun group of talented crafters.  So…I joined.  I’m in a swap!  Lookie over there on the right at the DQS6 button.  It’s the 6th round of a … Continue reading

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How About A Little Giveaway?

Edited to say that although I cannot figure out how to get a page capture from the random integer generator, number 38 is our winner!  So Nancy, from the blog Random, please send me an email so I can send … Continue reading

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Fun and Strange

This month, we are sewing squares with Emily the Strange fabrics.  March has two of our members taking their turns as designer.  Viv from Highway Cottage sent these fabrics along with full license to do with them what we pleased. … Continue reading

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Extreme Home Makeover – Sewing Corner Edition

Here’s a transformation that took place around here this week. My little sewing area used to be pretty nice I thought, but now it’s even better. We got the bookcase at Ikea, land of Swedish meatballs and affordable home goods. … Continue reading

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