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July Block of the Month

Welcome to the half way point in this Block of the Month. I am really loving the fabrics in this Colorway. I chose to go with the Civil War version. Given the three fabric colorways, I have liked many of the fabrics the shop has chosen. I really am a fan of the rustic colors […]

Another Wonderful Pattern testing opportunity

This pattern is my latest in a long line of patterns that I have tested and one of my favorites. I love everything about it, from the large blocks to the scrappy friendliness of it all. I am sure you will love it as much as I do! So keep a watchful eye on Kelli […]

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In the heat of Summer……

“And Suddenly you know…. it’s time to start something NEW and trust the MAGIC of BEGINNINGS.” -Author unknown I am always taken aback by how much I sew in the Summertime. This year is no exception. I think that it is all the bits of time that I can find and all the prepping that […]

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July’s One Monthly Goal……..

Is it that time of the Month already? Are you participating in Elm Streets Quilt – One Monthly Goal? You can join in anytime. I have found it a great way to stay organized. I have not always finished my goals but it does keep me in my projects, thinking and working out which project […]

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The Splendid Sampler II

This week’s free Splendid Sampler block was designed by Helen Stubbings. It is a lovely block called “ClamShells” and it uses English paper piecing.  Helen has wonderful tutorials HERE for those of you who have never hand appliqued or have ever English Paper pieced  before. I found her tutorials very easy follow and understand. I […]

FREE Aurifil Designer Block Challenge 2018 – Block 6 and Block 2 Splendid Sampler II

Hello everyone! I am sharing with you today just a few of the blocks that I have been making. Some are from on going Sewing Alongs and others are just blocks I had to give a try. I This year seems to be the year of blocks, it is just about all I can do […]

Some Secret Sewing that I have been up to…..

As I sit here in my chair looking on the front window all seems as it should be. The birds are hopping around singing and playing, feeding their mates on the nest. I am very lucky to live in the rural setting that I do. I have been an outdoors kinda gal all my life. […]

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The Splendid Sampler II……..

Did I tell you, I love Sew Alongs! Here is another one……The Splendid Sampler II hosted by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson started June 14, 2018. They will release a free block pattern each week for the duration of the sew along. You can order the book here.  I missed the first Splendid Sampler sew along, […]

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Working on my Journal Inserts…….

I have been so excited to work on my new Blank Inserts (3 on the right are from Planner Perfect and the one on the far left is from Notebook Therapy). I have been waiting for June to arrive, to transfer myself into my Chic Sparrow – Odyssey Deluxe Elysium Narrow(now a retired color). It […]

Pattern Testing Beauty ……

I love pattern testing! I have had the pleasure of pattern testing for some amazing Designers and I want to share with you my latest project, which is this quilt above (in its floppy stage). It is a pattern designed by Leanne Parsons, you can find her patterns on her Etsy shop and on Instagram […]

How do I stay Organized?

BLOCKKEEPERS!! I have been asked a few times now,  ‘How do I keep my blocks organized?’ I talked about this in depth in a former post HERE. With all the blocks that I make, I have found this to be my absolutely favorite way to store my blocks. I tend to work on many projects […]

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June’s Boho Berry Box is Here!

I have really become a fan of subscription boxes. I current am a member of two, the #bohoberrybox and #quiltybox. I think what I love about them is that I can pick and choose my months when I receive. I have to say that the Boho Berry Box keeps getting better and better. Kara seems […]