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My daughter’s orchestra director is having his first baby this year and of course, I had to make the little one a quilt! I found an adorable animal print where all the animals play instruments – violin, piano, cello, etc.  The fabric had panels with cute animal images as well as yardage.  Since I was…

Quilt for a Musical baby!

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baby gifts, quilting

April 30, 2024

This month’s crafty update is more quilts – of course!  But these are special – for my awesome nephews! The first one is a Cat quilt for my nephew’s birthday, he loves cats and writing.  I sent it to him for his birthday in May.  I used the Cats in the Window pattern from Missouri…

Crafty Update: Quilts for my Nephews

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crafts, quilting

July 18, 2023

This month’s crafty update features another quilt.  I finished this one back in September for my Dad’s birthday. My Dad has always been a sport fisherman, well, for as long as I can remember.  Now in his retirement, he tries to go fishing as often as possible.  I found this fun fishing-themed fabric online from…

Crafty Update – Fishy quilt

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March 15, 2023

This month we wrap up the 2020-2021 school year for PTO and planned for 2021-2022! I am going into my 3rd (and final) year of being the PTO President for my kid’s elementary school. Every year we have a big planning meeting in June for the next school year. Gifts are my love language –…

Crochet Flower pot gifts

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crafts, crochet

June 24, 2021

I gave a lot of handmade this Christmas, so I wanted to show some of it off! I love gifting and getting handmade crafts. With the gift of time this year, I was able to make quite a few gifts! This is the (I think) 6th quilt I have made this year. I used fun…

Holiday Handmade review

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crochet, holiday

January 11, 2021

I know this isn’t party related but I have to share because I am pretty darn proud of myself! I finally finished quilts for my kiddos!! Mom made quilts for Christmas! Pretty much since I started sewing I have wanted to make quilts for my kids. So many years ago I found fabrics I loved…

Mom made quilts for Christmas

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January 7, 2021

More projects to show off! I know quarantine has been hard for so many, I feel fortunate that my kiddos (almost 11 and 9) are thriving and enjoying being home with the whole family – and I am getting projects done that I have been wanting to do! Here are some of my recent completions.…

Even More Quarantine Crafting!

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birthday gifts, crochet, quilting

August 6, 2020

One good thing about this quarantine is all the time at home to finish projects! While I didn’t dive in and start making masks to sell (like the rest of the world) I did make them for family and friends. Here is my crew in their cute masks! I was also able to get some…

Rediscovering my Craftiness during Quarantine!

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birthday gifts, crochet, quilting

June 5, 2020

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