Quilt Shop and More

This week I took to the road and headed up an hour away to Washington Indiana to meet a friend of mine for lunch. Gail and I are part of the “Garden Girls” a group that’s been meeting monthly for lunch for years. Of the five of us, only three are still living close. Chris,…

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Completed Project #1: Valentine Chunky Book

My word this year is completion.¬† I really hope to finish some of the projects I’ve started, and also use some of the fabric I’ve created. I love all of the surface design techniques, but I need to use some of my stash! So here is my very first completed project and just in time…

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How to: Easy Ribbon Bound Journal

Looking for an easy journal to make? Here’s fast one – a ribbon bound journal.   Here is what you will need: Paper for the cover. I used some beautiful handmade paper I had purchased a while back, but you could use any type of stiff paper for the cover. Six or more sheets of…

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Making Small

Although we’ve been real busy with gardening, I was able to get away Wednesday and take a class at the East Branch Library on making small books. Teresa Schneider is the guru of crafts there (among other duties and talents) and taught this super class. These books are just too cute! It stays closed but…

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