Ukraine Spotlight Auction Quilt

The SAQA Spotlight Auction is coming up soon, and I thought I’d like to donate a quilt for this event. The size for these quilts is  6 x 8 inches, which would be easy for me to finish. They will be displayed in mats with a 4.5″ x 6.5” opening,  and placed in clear cellophane…

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Wonderfil Variegated Splendor Thread Grab Bag

I usually don’t fall for this type of promotion, but recently Wonderfil had a promotion of grab bags of 10 spools of thread for a great price. I don’t have many variegated thread in my stash so I though I’d grab one of these bags. What’s interesting about variegated thread is you never know how…

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Getting Started With Hearts

Last December I read a post on Mel Beach’s blog about the I found a Quilted Heart Project and her November heART challenge. Check out her post here. In that post she has links to her set up and the four weeks. First of all, this was all about using stuff she already have in…

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2021 My Favorite Things

As the year is coming to a close, I again want to share with you five of my favorite things I’ve been using in the studio this year. There are links to the products in the paragraph above the pictures. These are not affiliate links. I bought a new little light for my Elna. I…

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Playing with Tulle

I’ve never really played with tulle until the last couple of months. I’ve found that it can cover up mistakes, dull down colors, pull the piece together, and last, but not least, add bling. Unfortunately, photos just don’t do the bling justice! I bought these three colors to add stars to my cards. It was…

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Easy Sewing Projects

I’ve been having fun just sewing easy stuff. I belong to a group where we get together every month. Well, that was until Covid. We are now meeting again, but for lunch instead of dinner. Since we are all retired it’s so much more enjoyable to meet for lunch. We used to exchange ornaments which…

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Adding More Cards

The last couple days I’ve been adding to my art for the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana Holiday Fair. I had taken a bunch of goodies down there a week ago. When I noticed someone else had cards, Andrea told me I could definitely bring more stuff. So I’ve been making a few cards to…

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Supplies Update

I’m always looking for different supplies for my art making journey. Today, I’m sharing a few I recently purchased. I love using Superior Threads Bottom Line in the bobbin when I free motion, but I really pretty much use it all of the time. I needed to replenish my supply, so I purchased a Natural…

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