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Keeping it simple

As I said in my last post, my daughter thinks we’ve used up all the luck in the old hockey quilt, so I MUST make a new one. There are so many variations of flying geese quilts that even after I had decided on that, it was hard to figure out which one to use.… Continue reading Keeping it simple

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For today’s experiment…

I have had this raw edge woven piece and this packet of gray dye in my piles of stuff forever. Each always waiting for the right project to come along. Baloney! They could wait forever so today is the day we are going to try out that dye. Of course none of my dye experience… Continue reading For today’s experiment…

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It’s never a disaster…

I don’t dye my fabrics using precise recipes and strict formulas. Unexpected surprises are the norm. However, my last dye day left me a bit…let’s say disappointed. I had quite a bit of white fabric that I was printing with thickened dye. When I have done this before, the colors stayed where placed and the… Continue reading It’s never a disaster…

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Things are moving forward…

Now that my gall bladder and surgeon are done with their play date, I’m taking it easy and letting my insides settle down into their new arrangements. I FEEL great, but those belly twinges keep reminding me that my insides have been dancing around a bit and need a rest. I had barely made the… Continue reading Things are moving forward…

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Bitsy bits

Another hockey weekend, but only two games. It’s the start of league playoffs for the boys, so they are acting very determined and serious. And then there’s a birthday party after the game…………fun and they get to enjoy each other. It’s a great dynamic! That also means not as much sewing time for me, but… Continue reading Bitsy bits