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Someone at work told me yesterday that she feels she has to distance herself from me because I’m one of the most negative people she has ever met and my negativity is soul sucking. Needless to say, I was surprised … Continue reading

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My daughter’s second grade art teacher did a very interesting experiment.  She had the second graders sit in front of a mirror and draw a picture of themselves in September.  Then in April she asked the kids to do another … Continue reading

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Now where was I?

I can’t believe how busy I’ve been. There have been family visits, (both out of town guests coming to visit us, and us going out of town visiting family).  And writing that little sentence doesn’t seem like it would make … Continue reading

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blooming nine patch day 5

Day 5 of my blooming nine patch project didn’t see a completed row. Only a few completed nine patches Maybe later today I’ll have time to spend with my favorite toy – Bernina. Have I raved about this little sewing … Continue reading

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Blooming 9 patch day 4

It finally occurred to me that at the rate I’m going (about one row per day) it will take me a total of 28 days to finish this top. I’m still torn about whether to iron seams to the side … Continue reading

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blooming 9 patch day 3

It is starting to bloom.  I don’t think I’ll be able to get a row done per day after this point.  It is starting to get too big. I’m excited that the colors are starting to blend together better.

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compare and contrast update and blooming nine patch day two

I mailed the quilts to my brother.  It was fun doing the free motion quilting.I was almost sorry when I was done, because 1) it was so much fun to swirl around the stars, and 2) then I had to … Continue reading

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