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Little Birds and Spring Lake

It’s finished! My new quilt is on the bed! It’s been a laborious but enjoyable project that I’ve been working on for several months. After the holidays, I pulled it out again and set up my machine for free-motion quilting, enlarged … Continue reading

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I Remember Mama

Originally posted on ZIBERGIRL SEWS:
I Remember Mama Originally posted May 9, 2012 Yes, I fondly remember Mama. I’ve spent weeks thinking about my mom and trying to remember everything I could about her. You see, my mom passed away…

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Little Maya the Mermaid

I’m throwing my hat in the ring over at Sew Mama Sew’s Contest “Spectacular Softies Contest” This adorable little mermaid is made from Abby Glassenburg’s pattern at While She Naps. This is a well designed pattern, with excellent easy to follow … Continue reading

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After the Cake!

It’s the last day of August, which also marks the last day of the Cake Themed Sewing we have done over at the Monthly Stitch. The New Zealand gals are celebrating one year of monthly sew-alongs, and are headed toward … Continue reading

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Roses for your Birthday!

Happy Birthday TMS! What a great year it has been too. I appreciate all of your time and effort in creating and managing this wonderful site. You have given us the opportunity to come together and share our common interests.  Thank … Continue reading

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Dandelion Dress

Voting happens next week! For this week’s contest over at The Monthly Stitch, I chose Seamster’s “Dandelion” dress pattern. I liked the interesting cut of the dress and thought it would be fun to sew it up. After I cut … Continue reading

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All patterns are only $1.49 Friday April 18-to Monday 21. If you haven’t tried these patterns, this would be a great time to take advantage of the sale price. All patterns are made to your exact measurements and ready to … Continue reading

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Cute Card Holder Tutorial

This is a tutorial for making a batch of card holders using fat quarters and other scraps of fabric. If you are like me, I’ve always had a desire to purchase fat quarters and then make something out of them. … Continue reading

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Holiday Pillowcases For the Troops

Calling all sewers and crafters. Do you have scraps of fabric? Any holiday fabric? Two local fabric stores are collecting handmade holiday-themed pillow cases for the troops. They must be turned in by the third week of October so that … Continue reading

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Fall Floral Marguerite Dress

The Facts For the Sew Weekly Reunion 2013! Fabric: Joann’s Silky Rayon / thrifted  cream colored lining Notions: A pattern sent to me by Marguerite Designs Pantone Challenge colors: Samba Linden Green Deep lichen Green Vivacious, Acai Pattern: Vogue 7588  (thanks, Marguerite!) Year: 90’s Time … Continue reading

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