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WIP Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! Here’s another weekly update on my current works in progress. QAYG Cathedral Windows Quilt That’s right, a quilt! At the January meeting with the Music City MQG, we all brought our UFO (UnFinished Object) quilts and pledged to finish them before the November meeting. Going through my bin of WIPs was just the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Reading Life: 2018, Including December

I used to dedicate an entire post to the past year of reading, with statistics and graphs and comparisons to previous years of reading… and even though I let that tradition go, I still feel the need to do something with all the data (and photos!) from my year of tracking my daily reading. But… Continue reading Reading Life: 2018, Including December

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A Trio of Finishes

Normally I would reserve a separate post for each finish, especially because they’re few and far between, but in an effort to clear my backlog of drafts (and a reminder to Let Go the obligation so blogging doesn’t feel like a chore), I’m sharing three recent finishes in one go! Let’s start from smallest to… Continue reading A Trio of Finishes

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Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: Leopard

The main cross stitch project I worked on in 2018 was the Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery’s Into the Jungle yearlong stitchalong (SAL) club. I finished up the last animal in the first few weeks of 2019, but I’m still not quite done… just the bottom border to go, and then my year in the jungle will… Continue reading Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: Leopard

Chit Chat

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! Here’s a quick recap of the last little while, in the form of my favorite Friday tradition: Five highlights from the week, in as few words as possible. The past 2 weeks: 1. Grand weekend 2. Sewed a little 3. Science Adventures 4. Fancy library 5. Currently reading … And 2 weeks before… Continue reading High Five for Friday

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WIP Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! I didn’t mean to take such a long blogging break, but I’m happy to be back with the first WIP update of 2019! Here’s another weekly update on my current works in progress: Into the Jungle Cross Stitch I’m still plugging away on the last animal in the jungle, a leaping leopard! Now… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Made in 2018

Ever since Amelia came along, my crafting has slowed way down and it feels like I never finish anything; but whenever I feel discouraged, actually looking at what I’ve accomplished is a good reminder that I still manage to make some fun stuff. You know what they say: makers gonna make! So here’s a roundup… Continue reading Made in 2018

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Cheers to 2019!

Happy New Year… three weeks ago! I didn’t intend to take quite such a long blogging break, but I’ve also decided to cut myself some slack and not apologize for it. Life is finally settling back into routine again, and I’m finding time for hobbies once more; even though blogging is one of the first… Continue reading Cheers to 2019!