Category Archives: Swaps


How is it exactly that now that the kids are out of school, I’m feeling busier??  First some family updates. Julianna had her Jazz Performance on Father’s Day weekend.  She did a great job – it was the most confident … Continue reading

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Flickr Fun!

I’ve done three great swaps through Flickr this past month. The first was Pretty {Little} Pouch Swap.  You could make any type of pouch you wanted for your partner.  My partner wanted something large with pockets.  I had a heck … Continue reading

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More Tatting on Crazy Quilting

I recently finished my last round of the HGTV crazy quilt round robin.  This round went to your group Mom Nicki.  Her block was all soft pinks, greens, creams – very shabby chic! I did this small snowflake from Jon’s … Continue reading

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Making Progress

I’ve been busy working on a quilt for my Mom.  She is going to be turning 60 on Sunday.  Last fall I made her a Bento Box quilt for when she was going into the hospital to have her knee … Continue reading

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Silk Ribbon Roses

I’ve been doing hand work since I was eight years old (and we won’t do the math – OK!) and I find it very satisfying.   One thing that has always intrigued me is silk ribbon work.  Since I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Pizzazz Snowflake

I’m working on the latest round of my crazy quilt round for the HGTV message board.  On every round I’m trying to do a piece of tatting.  This time it was the Pizzazz Snowflake by Laura Blanton (Tattycat).  It’s made … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Table Topper

This weekend I was working on a St. Patrick’s Day table topper for a mini swap I took part in. Sarah received her box yesterday so I can post photos of it!  I wanted the topper to feel like St. … Continue reading

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Motifs #7 and #8

I’ve been busy with many small projects lately. One on going project is my crazy quilt round robin through HGTV’s message board.  This latest round I did some square motifs with beads attached on point. The pattern is from This … Continue reading

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Teeny Tiny Quilt Finished

This weekend I was able to finish quilting and binding my teeny tiny quilt that is going to be sent off to my secret swap partner.  This little wall quilt measures 15″ x 19″ and the blocks of each pinwheel … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Tea Towel Revealed

Yesterday I got a GREAT call from my tea towel recipient Bina in WA.  I’m so happy that I didn’t do something stupid like “Google” Bina before I sent her the towel, turns out she is a very accomplished tatter … Continue reading

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