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color purple

color purple finish + winners

hello Friday! so happy you are here to see my finish… so…if you were here on Monday…this is where I left you with my Color Purple project… click here to read the full story… and so here is my finished top… what do you think?? I decided on some simple curvy quilting… I thought that […]

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color purple

color purple + giveaway

hello Monday! about a week ago…I had a client request a purple placemat… and at first I wasn’t sure I had much purple… but I was wrong! so we decided on these prints… does the designer look familiar?? I wanted to experiment with something a bit different… I started with 2.5 inch strips… I also […]

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dreamer improv

dreamer improv finish + winners

hello Friday! remember my Dreamer improv project?? click here to read the last post… getting closer….really like the effect of this stitching… after I finished the stitching… I trimmed up the outside edges… decided to add some borders of the Kona shadow… I off-centered the piece and selected some variegated thread for quilting… and here […]

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dreamer improv

dreamer hand stitching wip link up! + giveaway

hello Wednesday! so…if you remember, I shared about this project here… these are the squares I decided to add to my piece… since this is a bit of an improv piece…I decided that hand stitching the squares down would fit right in with this project… I found this delightful thread from Julie….perfect for this project! […]

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dreamer improv

dreamer improv + giveaway

hello Monday! have you seen different people on instagram designing quits?? one gal I am online friends with posted this idea… and I was so struck, that I asked her permission to play with it… once Dreamer arrived, I knew this fabric was perfect for this design… I decided to start with the neutral piece […]

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blueberry park finish + winners

hello Friday! so for today’s finish… did you see my sneak peek yesterday on instagram?? what do you think?? click here to read about the beginning of this project… so this is the blueberry park piece I started with… and I trimmed it to this… I added my favorite basic – yarn dyed essex linen! […]

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farm pouf

1 pouf 2 pouf + winners

hello Friday! so…today we will wrap up our sewing a pouf series… click here to read the previous post in this series… pictured above…I am sewing sections together… so…I would agree with the directions to sew 5 sections together and then sew those three sections into one unit one tip – do finger pressing rather […]

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pouf sewing

pouf sewing – wip + giveaway

hello Wednesday! so…today I am going to talk a bit about sewing the pouf…and some tips… click here to read about the beginning of this project… each pouf has 30 of these sections – 15 for the top and 15 for the bottom! and 30 sections of canvas and batting = lots of cutting! the […]

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pouf

let’s sew a pouf + giveaway

hello Monday! today I am going to begin a bit of a series on sewing up a pouf… have you made one?? I am actually going to be making two of these… each pouf will consist of two fabrics… one pouf will be this combo… and one will be this combo… you will also need […]

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