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January 3, 2017
make do and make new from Charm About You

Sometimes a mistake can bring about good things! While making a bag for my sewing supplies, I cut one of the quilted panels wrong. I was so mad at myself because it was one of my favourite prints. The accident happened though and there was no fixing it. After a dig through my stash I found more fabrics I could happily use for my bag. And the panel I cut wrong has now become two cute zip pouches. 

The sides were already quilted panels so I couldn't do the usual 'turn through the lining' way of making. For the ...

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August 12, 2016
TGIFF | Barcelona Mod from Georgia Girl Quilts

Barcelona Mod was made for the End of Summer event hosted by Mid Mod Collective in Knoxville. When our guild was asked to participate, I knew I had to make a quilt because I love all things Mid-Century Modern.

The only problem was, I needed something I could make quickly. The event was right around the corner and I was knee deep in the middle of finishing two commissions. Thankfully I had a few yards of Kona Snow and a jelly roll of Zen Chic's Barcelona hanging out on one of my shelves.

When I was thinking of what ...

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August 2, 2016
To-Do Tuesday | 08.02.16 from Georgia Girl Quilts

Last week was productive...sort of.

I mentioned last week that August is my month to select blocks for my do. Good Stitches circle. I chose the Rising Star block from Missouri Star Quilt Co. I made my sample blocks and posted my request for colors and sizes on our discussion page. Thankfully, I can set this project off to the side for a bit while I wait for my circle mates to make their blocks and send them to me.

Sample Rising Star blocks. I am loving that grunge in combination with those brights.
If only I could remember ...

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