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Vintage…..Part 4….a Finish………

Mid-week and it’s a “Finish”! This post will give you the “back tracking” info to the beginning.   Switching to my little machine for a zig-zag edge finish……. and back to the Juki to hem the opening for the hanger hook … Continue reading

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Vintage……Part 3…….almost finished……..

The journey is nearing its end. To catch up, see here and here. I laid the hanger on both the front and back (be sure to flip the hanger over, since these pieces need to be mirror images!) to double … Continue reading

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Vintage…….Part 2………

If you’re just coming along for the ride on this journey, you may want to visit here, first. So, onward…….. #1 Take the sandwich that will be the “back” of the hanger. This is the one without your beautiful embroidery. … Continue reading

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A Friday….er, Saturday Finish………..

Time has a way of getting away from me, so here’s the “finish” I meant to share 24 hours ago (previous post….. here)………….   This one was total “playtime”…….. really quite a simple stitching idea! The printed grid in the center … Continue reading

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Progress is always a good thing……….

At least when it comes to stitching! The cloth, last posted here, is ready for its finishing border stitching. I had already decided to be daring(?) and stitch it out in an olive green colored Invisifil thread. The border is … Continue reading

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There’s progress………………

On the non-vintage ‘50s cloth that I previously introduced to you. Why do I say “non” when describing a cloth that is probably of the same era as the pastel “Tulips” cloth that was just finished???? Well……this one graced the … Continue reading

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A Friday Finish…………

Don’tcha just love those words??!!! To the beginnings of this little piece, see here, here, here, here and here. Sorry ‘bout all the links, poor organization on my part….thanks for ‘persevering’! Anyhow, here we are…..another Friday and this……………..  Have an … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday……..with a note……..

And here’s the “note”…….the clips I use, when hand stitching the binding, are found only on-line at Office Depot…….found here………

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At the end of the day……………

This is about half complete………      I’ve switched to Invisifil 100wt light green and white thread for the top thread, continuing with the Essential Pro poly 70wt in the bobbin. This thin thread stitches beautifully (using a size 14 needle) on … Continue reading

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It’s “Dimensional Friday”!!……………….

Yup…..This one’s coming along nicely. Outlining complete. Ready to give some attention to all that white background!!!!!! To be continued…………………………

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Throw-back Thursday………

But not too far back………last December the garage project (seen here) was halted at a skeleton stage for the winter. And, now, this is the view from our livingroom………..  Much better and definitely closer to the end!!!! Yay! So that’s … Continue reading

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A “Wordless Wednesday” Vintage finish…………

(Begun here) Thread: (top)Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly (white), 70wt; Aurifil cotton (orange), 50wt. (Bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro Poly (white & Turkey Red). Batting: Hobbs Heirloom cotton/poly (80/20). The doily is 7”in diameter and the total finish is 12” … Continue reading

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Design (table) Monday……….

On a little table topper first shown here. A tad more “mod” approach is what I chose on this one. Variety is always welcome!!!       Thread: (top) Glide; (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly. Batting: Hobbs Heirloom cotton (80/20). To … Continue reading

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When “Traditional meets Modern” or Loose ends #2…….

Begun in this post, is now complete and gifted. The hexies were from a package of premade Moda hexies using fabrics from Aneela Hooey’s lines. I’m sure they work great as English paper piecing handwork but really weren’t as exact/identical … Continue reading

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A little tease……

   Using Aurifil Mako 50. Ms Sweetie and I are having a glorious time on this little (soon to be) gifty.

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I give you the whole picture………

From the “Snippets and Hints” of the other day, I give you the whole picture of this super table runner……… This is a pattern that friend, Brooke, and fellow blogger, asked me to test for her. Simple but stunning. Easy, … Continue reading

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A small step closer…….

To completing this beautiful quilt. After doing the swirly feathers in the setting triangles (see this post), I decided some type of ‘grid’ pattern was needed in the narrow green border to break up the feathers that will appear in … Continue reading

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