Category Archives: fabric

FREAKING AWESOME (almost) Friday!

*I wrote this post and scheduled it for Friday, then I saw this. The Marshmallow crew will be silent on Friday. I can’t believe it’s been almost two weeks since I’ve blogged! It’s been go, go, go around here lately … Continue reading

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Fabric Friday (Redux!)

Ok-just one more! Don’t hold your breath for the weekly thing…I can’t get any more fabric until I complete a quilt top or maybe another skirt, well maybe just another project. Uh oh. This is how I get into trouble. … Continue reading

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(FANTASTIC) Fabric Friday!

Do you have one of those friends who starts to say something (like “FABRIC FRIDAY!), then goes in a totally opposite direction with their conversation? No? Well now you do, because I’m one of those people. Bear with me, I’ll … Continue reading

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Really? I’m too old for this.

ALL I wanted was a Little Folks scarf. THAT’S IT. However, despite lessons and years of practice on paper crafts, I can’t cut in a straight line to save my life (especially when it escapes the confines of my far … Continue reading

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Adventures in JoannaMath (and other fun things)

I have a confession. I’m afraid to cut my fabrics, not because I want them to live on my shelves forever (though I do love looking at them) but because I’m scared I’ll screw them up. I’m not a math … Continue reading

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Snowed in.

You may remember that the south is currently being crippled by snow and ice. School’s out and the Hubs stayed home from work today too. Though stuck in the house, many things have kept me laughing and busy over the … Continue reading

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Snow Day, Sew Day (I can’t believe it’s STILL not “finished”).

I’ve been making this quilt for my cousin’s baby shower. At first, I was really, really excited about it. Ok, I’m still really, really excited about it. It’s adorable. It has mermaids, it has octopi, it has seahorses and fishies … Continue reading

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Thing One and Thing Two-(update) FINISHED!

Don’tcha hate it when you’re halfway through with something and all of a sudden you [insert mishap, misstep, catastrophe here]? I was halfway through making my new placemats and napkins to go along with my new Crate and Barrel dishes … Continue reading

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Jealous?

I feel like a real quilter. Not because I am, mind you, I’m still very much the novice. However, I did get one of these babies in the mail from Pink Chalk Fabrics. She’s still got 10 left, go get … Continue reading

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A Mendocino Zig Zag Quilt

I’ve been wanting to try a zig zag quilt since I bought Denyse Schmidt’s book a few months back. The problem is, I like looking at my fabric piles (I love piles!) and I’m still not good enough at sewing … Continue reading

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