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To (almost) finish the snowflake tale………

I left off with the task of stitching something beyond the surrounding feather motifs….. Taking some of the fullness away, along with toning down some of the ‘shine’ would help to highlight those feathers. Since, I’m stitching this on my … Continue reading

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What to stitch/quilt???…..

Isn’t that a loaded question?? Practicing the “how”, 15 minutes each day, is comparatively easy but the “what” can baffle a body (and, possibly, bring about the dreaded ‘quilter’s block’!). At this point, stepping back a bit, putting ‘fresh eyes’ … Continue reading

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Meet “Suzy Snowflake”………..

Introduced in yesterday’s post. As I was doing some bead work, all I could think of was the (very) old winter song from 1951, and sung by Rosemaryy Clooney, “Suzy Snowflake”. Check out these 2 links….one, more Currier & Ives/Rosemaryy … Continue reading

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“Oak Ridge” happenings……………

Just for clarification, that’s the name of the ridge (mini mountain??) that we live on, nestled among oak, hickory, black walnut, elm, pine and miscellaneous other tree varieties in an area known as the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday………………….

I’m moving along nicely on this one from last Monday. When I got to the  “finished flimsy” stage, I decided that, although I had purchased enough 10” squares and a piece of purple batik for the outside border, a second … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday……………….

Continuing “Design Wall Monday”.

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EEK!!!!!!!…Is this really happening???………………

Well, in a word….yes! A friend requested that I make this for her (to gift) after seeing it on a Pinterest board. So, I guess, I just made a huge leap forward, hmmmm???         A quick ‘shot’ … Continue reading

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(Quilt) Top together Tuesday…………

From this to this………………………….. And the perfect piece of Moda fabric for the binding & backing with the matching “Peach” Glide thread……….. I do believe that there’s a (quilt) sandwich with some stitching fun in the near future!!!!!!!

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Design Wall Monday, WIP, UFO…………….

All combined into one project that will be finished soon! “Sweet Broderie Pinwheels” by Lecien Fabrics has been lurking in my sewing space since last fall (see here)!    The rows are together, next up…..join the rows/corner stones. Stay tuned………………………………

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