Author Archives: Joanna

About Joanna

I married the "one who got away" and try to remember how lucky I am each and every day.

Sensible shoes…

I haven’t posted to my blog in months. I was feeling a lot of guilt about it. I got overwhelmed because I didn’t share ALL the things I made for Israel. I didn’t share the quilt I finished or the … Continue reading

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I recently surfaced after struggling under Mount Laundrymore for three days. I have about 100 unread [read: non-junk] e-mails. I have over 800(!) items in my Google Reader. We just got home from Israel. Home is where your heart is. … Continue reading

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For the love of…

Heather. I know I’ve been gone for a while. The truth is, I’ve been sewing my little fingers to the bone! Heather was getting married. Heather, who I love to pieces. Heather, who went to middle school with me. Heather, … Continue reading

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April and May Bee blocks!

This was my first year participating in an online bee and I have to tell you-I’ve LOVED every second of it! I even got to meet one of my bee mates last Sunday at the TMQG meeting at SPOONFLOWER! It … Continue reading

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I do, however, love…veggies!!

I already told you that I don’t get the whole flower thing. You were all suitably shocked and horrified except for one, very special, Aunt Lyn (hi!) who evidently feels the same way I do (who knew?). Anywho, I promised … Continue reading

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A flirt, I am not.

But I DO love the “Flirting the Issue” skirt! I may not be as cute as Anna Maria Horner’s daughter who is modeling the skirt for her in the tutorial (Seriously? Good genes much?) but I think I look nice … Continue reading

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I was going to sit down and write a whole post about the Triangle Modern Quilt Guild’s recent trip to Spoonflower…but it would seem that our fearless leader, Jenny, already did one! Since I’m one of those “work smarter, not … Continue reading

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For the life of me, I don’t understand…flowers.

You may want to be sitting down (ok, you probably are, seeing as you’re reading) but perhaps you should put down what you’re drinking. Honestly, what I’m about to tell you has sent even the nicest of people tut-tutting, tongue-clucking … Continue reading

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Dresden Daydreams

Warning, extremely wordy post! Happy Wednesday y’all!! I cannot believe it- my Dresden plate quilt is FINALLY finished! You may remember I gave you a sneaky peak, here. I don’t even know where to start. As usual, I went into … Continue reading

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Seriously? I haven’t posted in weeks. I cannot believe I have nothing new to show! I’m sewing like a madwoman and in the process of making a bazillion things. The problem is, they’re either a) something you’ve already seen in … Continue reading

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