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    Merry Christmas to My-self

      I just got the new Quilting Modern book. It is phenomenal. I love the patterns for the quilts and the tips that they give are great too. I am planning on making at least two of the quilts designed by the authors, Jacquie Gering and Kate Pedersen. I really did not know anything about …

  • Blog Sewing

    Christmas Cheer!

    I spent last weekend cleaning and organizing the house. Thankfully, my husband help me A LOT. It feels so good! I got out all of my Christmas boxes and I decked my halls with Christmas cheer. Figgie Pudding (by Basic Grey) is what is on my couches, table, side table, under my Christmas tree and on my …

  • Blog Sewing

    Fleece Blankets

      I have been a busy little beaver this month. Today I finished up the last project from my giving challenge. I made 3, two ply blankets from fleece and donated them to the Rescue Mission in El Paso. They were a lot harder then I thought they would be. Trying to line them up …

  • Blog Sewing

    Pillowcases Galore

      I really don’t need an excuse to sew. But a pillowcase challenge? That is the best excuse ever! I have never made a pillowcase for the bed before, just couch pillow covers, so why not make five or 10. The challenge is from All People Quilt. They are hoping to have people from around …

  • Blog Food

    Thanksgiving veggies

    For Thanksgiving, we usually have dinner at my parent’s house, but this year we went to my brother’s house. We all bring food so no one has to do all the work. I was in charge of veggies. When I was in the planning stages, I was thinking of making Brussels sprouts or asparagus. I …

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    PROJECT #2 FOR CIMA HOSPICE

    This year, I finally started volunteering. This is something that I have been meaning to do for years. The organization that I decided to help out at is CIMA Hospice. The first project that I worked on was creating bird mobiles for the rooms of the hospice patients. I also got to help install them …

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    The Giving Challenge

    Seeing how November is the season of thanks and giving, I have decided to challenge myself to do as much giving as I can. I have many project ideas in mind: Sending old clothing and making blankets for Hurricane Sandy victims, making holiday room decorations for hospice patients, donating jewelry for Maybelle, a girl who …

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    www.findmyfabric.com

      If you are like me, you have spent hours online looking for the perfect fabrics, going from one search to another search, trying to remember what price was better…. how many yards was available where…. what color is available where…. “Shop for (insert the fabric you are looking for here)” on Goggle is what …

  • Blog Quilts

    Day of the Dead Quilt

      I spent a lot of time picking out the perfect fabrics for this quilt. I bought some online and the others I bought at JoAnn’s. A few of these glorious fabrics are from Alexander Henry. I had never heard of this fabric designer before and found out that I REALLY like his work. The …

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    Lucha Madness!

    I am so happy that I agreed to guest stitch on this project. These Luchadores turned out great! They are awards for a local bowling competition ADfed puts on between the advertising agencies in El Paso. Monday evening I purchased the fabric, cut out the capes, and sewed them all until they were done. Fernando …

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