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Branches Entwined – no Corner stars

Here is what that quilt would look like with no bright stars in the corners, and the centre brightened up to what it really looks like…..

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On The Horns Of A Dilemma

The past two days, I have been quilting – it has been great. It took me three years to do the applique on nine blocks for my Branches Entwined quilt. I am determined that it won’t take me that long … Continue reading

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Around And About…. Thoughts and Dreams of Spring

When I was a child, my favorite Little Golden Book was “Around And About Buttercup Farm”, and I have always thought that title had such an engaging ring to it. Two weeks ago, however, we were wandering around Strawberry Hills, … Continue reading

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Finished…..

OK – only the applique, not a whole quilt top. But I began this hand applique project while I was still in Oman, and needed something to take with me when we went back to Canada for summer holidays….. that … Continue reading

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Sochi Fever

I admit it – I have been missing-in-action for almost two weeks.  I have had Sochi Fever. It has been a long time since I had a chance to watch the Olympics.   For many years, we have only had … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Sewing

The past week or sew I have made a determined effort to do some sewing most days, instead of hyperventilating about how much Russian I do not remember. It has been so nice. And I have caught up on my … Continue reading

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The Great Canadian Clean-up Challenge

Several of the online groups that I belong to have issued a challenge to all members – let’s clean up our sewing rooms so we can sew up a storm this year. Guess I needed to accept and get busy, … Continue reading

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