Category Archives: Sewing

Country Quilting

This week was rather crazy.  Home on Monday, but Tuesday brought a funeral and used car shopping.  Wednesday was a hair cut and more used car shopping.  I was home again all day on Thursday, but today was my husband’s … Continue reading

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Marking a quilt top for quilting by hand

Two months ago I finished setting this quilt top together.  Biggest project I have ever tried! Since then, I have been piddling around at getting the top mark so it can be quilted.  Marking is not my favorite activities.  Part … Continue reading

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Pink baby lovie with green frogs

I made this baby lovie some time ago, but just recently someone ask me to share the instructions for making one. For reference, this is the front, and this is the back, although both side are finished. General instructions: All … Continue reading

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Lined pencil case from A Spoonful of Sugar

I stumbled upon these instructions for making a pencil-case while I was looking for something else.  I used the basic idea to make several of these.  They are a great way to use leftover scraps of fabric. One thing she … Continue reading

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Baby Julia

We went to a birthday party on Saturday for our youngest grandson.  I didn’t get any good pictures of Luke, but I did get of couple of our great-granddaughter Julia. This one isn’t the best of Julia, but it is … Continue reading

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Table runners, coasters, mug rugs, and wallets

I have worked on and completed a variety of projects this week.  The first thing I finished was this mug rug. Mug rugs are a great way to use up small scraps of fabric.  And you don’t need a pattern!  … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day mug rug

Mug rugs are one of my favorite ways to use small scraps of fabric.  Rather than save them for a big project, I like to use them right away.  Here’s the latest one. I want to try this same technique … Continue reading

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