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Birthday Number T-Shirts

My son is turning 4 years old soon and today I made him his birthday t-shirt. Appliqué on stretchy fabric is a little challenging for me but with practice the wonkiness got a little less wonky, even if the sewing machine tried to defeat me this year by chewing up the t-shirt twice. 52 more words


Wild for Denim and Leopard Print

This might be it for my Wild Things foray in this season’s KCW. Denim and leopard print pants and a ‘two’-tee in case you weren’t sure where all this spunk came from! 369 more words

Sewing For Boys

Love is Bright and Beautiful

Two days left at the Garlic Farm.  We’ve had lots of people and some peacocks through the door, some just to read about garlic but others to enjoy the art work. 135 more words


Free Motion Quilting

One of my ongoing learning curves involves free motion quilting.  When I first learned how to sew and make blankets, Free Motion Quilting was a completely foreign and daunting concept.   358 more words

Patched and Pieced 24


They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning, 55 more words


First things first

Once in awhile, an idea just sleets down from the universe and ∴bam∴—you’re on a whole new path.  That’s what happened to me with this quilt, my first.  216 more words


Embroidered Stingrays

Our stingray adventure took place at Stingray City off Grand Cayman island twelve years ago. This snorkeling expedition was the highlight of our cruise.  The water was crystal clear. 261 more words