Category Archives: WIP

Sneaky Peaky!

I’m not done yet but I’m WELL on my way! January was my month in my VQB, The Bee in My Bonnet. I asked for Dresden Plates out of Joel Dewberry’s Modern Meadow with Kaufman quilter’s linen for the circle … Continue reading

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Up and Running!!

The sewing room that is. After much discussion (and perhaps a little smack back down into reality) I have given up on my perfect sewing room, at least for the immediate future. One of these days it will be painted, … Continue reading

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HARUMPH!

I may or may not be definitely am a wee bit of an over-estimator. I thought I could see something (i.e. my sewing room) in my head and it would materialize over the weekend. ::sigh:: NOPE. My machine is STILL … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two (or three) Sewing Rooms.

Once an English teacher, always an English Teacher. I ❤ Dickens. When I first started sewing, I had a tough decision. Should I take up sewing residence on the first floor of our home (where our bedroom, living and dining … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

Remember this? I couldn’t decide what to do. Then, I saw a tutorial for a super-cute pillow here. I fell in love. Immediately. My goal is to make a king sized quilt for our bed. Having said that, I’m not … Continue reading

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Toes on Tuesday

Specifically, mine. Remember this? I sewed the top together on Sunday and now it’s all sandwiched up and ready to quilt. As a side note…I pieced the batting. All while singing “Black or White” by Michael Jackson. In this case … Continue reading

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A-binding I shall go!

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Textures!

One of my favorite people in the world is pregnant. I never thought I’d ever say that (oh getting older is very strange) but it is true. I’ve obsessed over what to make, how to make it and everything in … Continue reading

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Why can’t I keep up?

Where’d she go? Joanna is gone! I feel like I just wrote a post like this (explaining my absence) when, in fact, it was more than three weeks ago. Since I quit my job, I’ve done a lot. For example, … Continue reading

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Your opinion, please!

I’m making a quilt for a very special couple getting married in a few months. I’ve finished the top and I’ve bought the backing (a really pretty pink chambray)…BUUUT I want to embroider something on the back before I can … Continue reading

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