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Branching Out -- The Finished Top

As I mentioned in the last post about this quilt, my local guild has an annual challenge. This year’s challenge, issued last September, is to create a quilt from all solids, using at least three colors. 225 more words


So excited for new QAL!

I joined Janeen’s Lake Art QAL over at Quilt Art Designs. I seriously cannot wait. This is by far the biggest paper piecing project I’ve tackled so far, but I’m feeling really great about it. 137 more words


61 Skeins

have arrived from Carrie at http://www.crossstitchers.com/, and just in the nick of time! So, no excuse for not working.

Listening: Rodriguez Cold Fact. (Sixto Rodriguez) 14 more words



Hello my lovelies. I hope you’ve all had a super day. It’s Monday and for me Monday is always full of promise. It’s the start of a new week and a chance to be productive again. 490 more words

Lucie The Happy Quilter

Bird in Hand

“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”  Henry Van Dyke

This is developed from a pattern by Laura Heine, who has a lovely collection of patterns that she has developed.  98 more words


Aviatrix Progress and Christmas (already?!)

I’ve had a great time sewing the past week.

The Aviatrix Medallion is progressing fast!  I’ve managed to finish the medallion and two borders!  The color is so inspiring to me!  274 more words


A break in the weather

We were blessed today with very mild weather and I took advantage of it by spending quite a bit of time outside. First, K and I went running this morning…oh, it felt so good to not get overheated! 352 more words