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Rummage Sale Find Update

Last summer, I came across an interesting knick knack shelf shaped like a hot air balloon at a rummage sale. It was exactly $1 and the kind of thing that is just so unique and interesting that I have to buy it even though I have no use for it. 240 more words

Have a Latte Blog Hop by Sew We Quilt- Day 4

Moving right along in the Have a Latte Blog Hop by Sew We Quilt to Day 4.  Below is today’s list of bloggers showing off their ‘caffeine-inspired’ creations using fabric from the recent… 46 more words


The Fine Line (between show and tell)

The Fine Line:

(between show and tell)

Any writer who’s ever read a book on writing, taken a class on it, or just received a critical review will have heard about the idea of ‘showing, not telling.’ I’m not here to necessarily rehash what many of us already know. 456 more words


I've been homeless, but I made it out.

I’ve been homeless, I did indeed have problems getting a shower every day, I did indeed suffer through some cold days and nights, I was always hungry, I was always on my feet, washing clothes was a nearly impossible feat, I cried a lot, I felt lonely, I never ever got enough sleep, and my body started to break down, which brought on internal painful infections, and I had to deal with depression and PTSD, and while I was homeless my mom succumbed to cancer. 86 more words

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Have a Latte Blog Hop by Sew We Quilt- Day 1

The Have a Latte Blog Hop by Sew We Quilt kicks off today, Monday April 13, 2015!  Each day, a few different bloggers will be posting about their creations made using fabric from the… 123 more words


The Head Munchkin

The costume craze continues-this time it is a Head Munchkin costume for Daughter.

We started with a thrift store find–it was $10.  

It was probably a dress for a fancy dance of some kind (shudder).   181 more words

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Retro 1" log cabin FINISHED!

Approximately 60×60.

Fabrics from mid-90’s stash.  Lots of original Thimbleberries fabrics (ergo the ‘retro’ name).  Still love those fabrics.

Free motion quilted on my Janome.  Did freeform feathers in the beige areas, water-like movement in the dark.   42 more words

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