Category Archives: sewing

2017 Q2 Finish-along Goals!

I like to dream about having abundant sewing time and consequently make absurdly long lists of things I want to sew. Therefore, I give to you the laughably ambitious list of what I hope to sew in the 2nd quarter … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas 2016: Owls and Stars and Colors, Oh My!

I can finally reveal the final four presents that I sewed for my family for Christmas. These four were definitely sewn in 2017 but they still count as Handmade Christmas 2016, right? My niece and nephew were both two this … Continue reading

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Beehive, March 2017 – Here We Come!

This post is primarily for the other quilters in the #beehiveswarmmerrilee but if you want some paper piecing tips or just are curious about my quilting life, read on. πŸ™‚ This year, for the first time ever, I’m participating in … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas 2016: A Hobbit Quilt

Last year, I had the brilliant idea of making a Gandalf felt ornament for my brother and his family for Christmas.Β  It didn’t happen so this fall, as I was searching Pinterest for ornament ideas, I came across a site, … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas 2016: Star Wars and A Star

Earlier in the year, I came across Quiet Play‘s paper piecing patterns and knew that the [free!] Star Wars themed patterns would be perfect Christmas presents for Nik’s brother and nephews. I also bought the “Striped Star” pattern from the … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas 2016: France Firefly Quilt, delivered in person!

I’m just going to pretend that it hasn’t been months since any regular blogging has happend and just write this blog post as if everything was its normal old self. πŸ˜‰ I had a lot of fun with the Christmas … Continue reading

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And For My Fourth Year At The Fair…

Yes, I know, it’s been over a month since I blogged.Β  Sorry about that, everyone! If you follow me on Instagram (where’s I’m also salmonandsouvlaki), you’ll know that we spent 2.5 weeks up in Alaska with my family and had … Continue reading

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