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September 26, 2022
Leaving Etsy from From My Carolina Home

I have just been informed by Etsy that I must connect my bank account to their new third party manager called Plaid. When it asked for my bank login and password, I stopped and looked closer. In researching this entity, I was stunned to find it has been involved in lawsuits for selling consumer information, and creating false bank pages to trick people into entering financial information that they then use to sell to other entities.

Here’s what is in their policy that they can harvest and use and SELL – “financial account name and number, balance, and transaction history ...

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Prairie Meadow Sew Along - Block Five!! from Bee In My Bonnet



"BLOCK FIVE"
Welcome to week five of the 
"PRAIRIE MEADOW"
Sew Along!
Join me here each week 
when I will be doing tutorials
 on the blocks for the quilt.

Of course because we are all sewing 
from all around the world  
we all have different time zones...
But I will be posting each Monday 
right here on my blog 
and you can follow my tutorials 
any time each week that 
 is convenient for you.


We are making the 
Prairie Meadow Quilt
68" x 85"



The quilt is made with my newest fabric
 collection called Prairie...

I hope that you all ...

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Hurricane Fiona from Sew Karen-ly Created...

Hurricane Fiona made a whirlwind visit to the Maritimes on the weekend, and has certainly left an impression wherever she visited.  Here in Amherst, N.S. we got off rather lucky, our area of town in particular.  
We lost power during the night as the storm raged; the winds were wicked.  Before stepping outside to assess damage in the morning, we were greeted with this odd view from a kitchen window.  There were leaves covering everything!
 Even the house was plastered!

There were several large trees down on our street, including this one which fell across the road.

We spent ...

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A Proud Mom from Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

Last night I talked to Nicole and hung up and was kinda teary. Vince asked why and I said . . I don’t even know but after we went to bed, I was thinking about it. At Addie’s game Saturday, she was just not into cheering and she was standing out there, not doing a...

The post A Proud Mom appeared first on Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara.

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Weekly update: cemetery walk, a little progress, and flying geese from With Strings Attached



Saturday afternoon was sunny, breezy, and a bit cool -- a fine day for the Zion Historical Society's Lake Mound Cemetery Walk.   I was  among the ten people who portrayed historical personages who are buried in Lake Mound.  (Well, technically, nine. The tenth was a soldier who died in Italy in 1944.  The cemetery has his cenotaph, which is what is placed when there is no body.) I played Josephine Landon Kellogg whose grandfather was the first non-native settler in Benton Township.  Josephine lived at Hollyhock Hill, the successor to the family farm, all her very long life -- born in ...

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Een AFFO from Mijn Quilt Blog

 Als mijn kleindochter aan mij vraagt, hoelang het duurt voordat haar quilt af is, zeg ik altijd: “4 jaar”.

Ook dit keer, maar ja, Corona kwam. Winkels dicht. Ik kon geen stof kopen. De 4 jaar zijn voorbij. Wat doe je dan? Belofte maakt schuld. Ik heb mijn Quilt weggebracht naar Nuenen. Anne Lillholm heeft hem machinaal doorgequilt op de Longarm. Het is een plaatje geworden.

Gisteren heb ik hem aan mijn kleindochter gegeven voor haar 14e verjaardag. Wat was ze er blij mee. En ik…..natuurlijk ook!











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Een AFFO from Never Too Old to Learn

 Als mijn kleindochter aan mij vraagt, hoelang het duurt voordat haar quilt af is, zeg ik altijd: “4 jaar”.

Ook dit keer, maar ja, Corona kwam. Winkels dicht. Ik kon geen stof kopen. De 4 jaar zijn voorbij. Wat doe je dan? Belofte maakt schuld. Ik heb mijn Quilt weggebracht naar Nuenen. Anne Lillholm heeft hem machinaal doorgequilt op de Longarm. Het is een plaatje geworden.

Gisteren heb ik hem aan mijn kleindochter gegeven voor haar 14e verjaardag. Wat was ze er blij mee. En ik…..natuurlijk ook!











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It's been a while! from Applique 'n Patch Quilting

My life is quite busy at the moment and will continue for another few more weeks.

Cottage season is winding down and my sister and I are trying to get as much done outside and inside while weather permits.  Our Canadian Thanksgiving is in a few weeks time and that is when we close down the cottage for the season.

The squirrel saga continues.  The cedar seeds have dried up and are now brown in colour.  We keep checking each time we go out to the cottage to see if the squirrel has stored away these seeds.  Come on, squirrel ...

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Esther’s comfort from Stitching Matters

 The quilter made this quilt for a friend who recently lost her mom and used jelly rolls.  It was massive and towards the end, I had a hard time advancing it as my wrists do not seem to want to handle the heavy weight anymore.

I decided on a large-scale ribbon edge-to-edge because of the size of the quilt.




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Embroideries in hoops from Quilting & Learning

I've been doing some slow stitching in the last few weeks. It's always such a relaxing thing to do. 

Stitching a second seascape 

Last month, I wrote a post about Embroidering a seascape. It was based on TextileArtist.org's workshop with Bethany Duffy (see Related links below). I decided that I wanted to go further with this technique since it's a lot of fun and since I changed it up a little, was able to learn a new beading technique

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Wildflowers on Version 2.0 with Free Motion Mavericks from Quilting & Learning

Welcome to Week 400 on Free Motion Mavericks! I'm back to free motion quilting (FMQ) on my son's Version 2.0 quilt. It's getting cool. I'm sure that he'll want to snuggle into it soon

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Design Wall Monday - Sept 26 from My Sewing Room

 Another month has flown by!  Just a few more days and it will be time to set some goals for the month of October.  And nearly time to take stock of September accomplishments.


Boo Buddies is taking shape.  This wall hanging is pretty much all applique and I'm not the fastest with that technique.  But it's getting there.  Once I finish up with all the blanket stitch on the edges of the pieces, then it will be ready for the sashing that will make this look like a window view. That's my main goal this week - getting ...

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Thursday's Three Free, September 20th Design Wall, Christmas Movie Favourite, Rare Bird from Canadian Needle Nana

Design Wall September 20.  The Wheel Within a Wheel blocks are each labour intensive I'm finding...so many bits and bobs to each one and most of it sewn by hand. Though I've lagged recently while getting Karnak finished for a gift, I'm still liking this. 

See the bit of Kaffe fabric on the bottom...it is Roman Glass and I heard him say in a video interview that this was their best selling pattern of all time. Kind of surprised me as it is brown but he said people thought it blended well. Update...folks are ...

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How to Make a Christmas Patchwork Pillow from Craft Gossip

For a fast and easy Christmas pillow look no further than this tutorial from A Bright Corner.  The simple design is so effective with the bright holiday colors used.  Patchwork like this pillow is always a favorite any time of the year.

This tutorial does not have extremely detailed instructions, but it has the basics and if you have some quilting and sewing experience it should not be too difficult to make one of these pillows.

I’m not sure if this beautiful pillow could be any more festive than it is.  That is thanks to the various reds and ...

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Love is the Key Progress from Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

I’ve made good progress on getting the center flower stitched. I hope to completely finish that big flower today. Once the flower is finished, I’m going to finish the top alphabet, then start working on the side flowers. I’ll get a better picture once the stitching is done and the piece is pressed. These colors...

The post Love is the Key Progress appeared first on Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara.

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Sew & Tell ~ September 26, 2022 from Melva Loves Scraps

It's a short one today... 

I got the Halloween quilt top ready on Friday... just before we left and unplugged. 


Here's what we did and looked at all weekend.

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Make A List Monday - Time to Get Back Up On the Horse! from Confessions of a Fabric Addict

 

Hi, all!

It's time for me to get back on the horse and get to work in my studio - and the best way I know to do that is with a list!  So today my list will be all of the quilt-y things that are on my horizon for the next few months.  

1.  Annual quilt for Lilli.


I'm planning a postage stamp quilt for Lili, made with some beautiful Kaffe Fassett shot cottons in deep muted colors that I have on hand.  They aren't particularly my colors, but they are definitely hers!

2.  Annual quilt for ...

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Goodbye... from A Quilting Sheep

All good things must come to an end and this is one of them. It was fun while it lasted.

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Quilting Through The Weekend! from Quiltville's Quips & Snips!


This is what I love to see when walking past the Quilting Quarters at Quiltville Inn!

So many machines running...so many projects up on design walls!

And the weather stayed pretty good until Sunday afternoon - but even on Sunday with a downpour and some power blipping (Thank heavens for the Generac ready to power up at all times!) the ladies kept on quilting on!

Everywhere you look - there was more quilty eye candy to be seen!
Did You Click to Read the Whole Story?

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Sweet Strawberry Quilt Along: Week 4 from The Cloth Parcel

Woohoo! It’s the final week of the Sweet Strawberry Quilt Along! By now, you should have a freshly finished quilt top, all ready to quilt and bind. First off, prepare your backing fabric. We chose a basic from Ruby Star Society called Brushed. We have used this print in various colors many times for backgrounds, […]

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