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It’s MUG RUG MONDAY!!!!………………

With a vintage twist……of course!!!   Sandwiched and ready to go.          One completed; one to go……..  . Details- Thread (top and bobbin):Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly, 70 wt. Batting: Hobbs Heirloom cotton/poly, 80/20. Machine used: Juki 2010Q (domestic sewing machine). Mug … Continue reading

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Secret reveal…..part 2……………

It’s now safe to share these with you all……..    Each has gone to separate homes. These beautiful vintage pillowcases were just begging for “new life” and, now, they will be loved in a whole new way. Some close-ups were posted … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday….from a Vintage perspective……

     Note: this is the first project I’ve done with Glide 60 wt thread……..wonderful to work with, perfect tension, great finish!

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More little stitchings……….

I think these little stitcheries are my faves!! They combine all the ‘ingredients’ that so appeal….vintage, free motion (FMQ), micro-stippling and my Ms Juki (Juki 2010Q domestic sewing machine). The first little mug-rug will be in the mail tomorrow…….    … Continue reading

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More “Reveals”…………….

And I do hope I don’t forget any!!!! The beginnings of these gifts actually go back to last May and the purchase of 2 bottles (“fifths”) of vodka and many vanilla beans. Madagascar beans, grade B, are the best for … Continue reading

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“Elf” projects continue………

With these components…….    and “making” the fabric for the bags these will go into………………    In the second photo, you can just kinda catch the glisten of the beautiful variegated gold metallic (#025) thread by Superior……it’s really amazing!!! The first … Continue reading

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A couple more…….

Projects completed AND spent some quality time on the motorcycle!!! 76F, sunny, & a beautiful breeze, DH and I headed out for a short ride through the beautiful hills in the Peterson, Rushford, Houston (MN) area. Lunch at a very … Continue reading

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Busy days………

Along with the usual busyness of the warmer weather, our family begins our birthday and anniversary season. Gifts needed. Special friends visited. Gifts needed. “Just because”…… Gifts needed! Over the years I have come up with a ‘go to’ pattern … Continue reading

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