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July 6th, 2010 No Comments

I love to enter blog contests, but don’t often win. Recently I entered Fat Quarter Shop’s blog contest and won (Seriously, FQS is just about my favorite online fabric store)! The patterns arrived today and am very pleased. It’s always great to win something and to discover some new designers.

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The right tools – sewing edition

December 29th, 2009 No Comments

I almost gave up on lace knitting before finding the right needles. The right sewing tools also makes life much easier and enjoyable. (Btw, on the needles front, while I still love my Addi Lace Turbos, I’ve since also discover and enjoy Hiya Hiya needles and hope to try out the Knitpicks ones soon.) My [...]

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BOM Update

September 8th, 2009 No Comments

On of the joys of this past summer is working on my sewing projects. Not ready for quilting yet, but the patchwork and appliqué portion of my BOM project is in progress. I managed to get most of the blocks started or mostly completed. Here are some photos. yes, many of the blocks are awaiting [...]

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Amy Butler Softwares

July 12th, 2009 No Comments

Picked up a copy of Amy Butler softwares at MacFab. I wasn’t planning on it, but her other patterns were pricey at MacFab and the second I realized that softwares didn’t need EQ to run, I had to have it. And am I glad I got it. The first chance I got it installed it [...]

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First Sewn Toy

July 7th, 2009 No Comments

I made this for my friend who’s expecting his first child in just a couple of months. He was visiting from Tokyo and I send him back with a soft toy.

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