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Sweet as Pie Cross Stitch: November 2017

I’m officially all caught up on the Sweet as Pie stitch-along! I thought I was taking a break from yearlong cross stitch projects, but those sneaky Frosted Pumpkins caught me at a weak moment by debuting a new mystery SAL during my birthday month… and the thought of chronicling my 30th year with adorable kawaii… Continue reading Sweet as Pie Cross Stitch: November 2017

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TBT: Historic Franklin Quilt Show

I went to a local quilt show a couple weeks ago, and since it happened during my blogging break, Throwback Thursday seems like a good day to share some photos and revisit the show hosted by the Cumberland Valley Quilters Association (CVQA) a couple years ago too. The CVQA has only hosted a quilt show… Continue reading TBT: Historic Franklin Quilt Show

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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly check-in on my works in progress! Sandy Orton Autumn Sampler Cross Stitch Right before we left for our visit to MS, I realized that I miscounted by one stitch somewhere… I think I’m going to leave it and compensate somewhere else, but it’s still aggravating! … Sweet as Pie Cross Stitch It seemed… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Sweet as Pie Cross Stitch: October 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re spending the day with family or friends and eating lots of good food… and hopefully some pie! I thought I was taking a break from yearlong cross stitch projects, but those sneaky Frosted Pumpkins caught me at a weak moment by debuting a new mystery SAL during my birthday month…… Continue reading Sweet as Pie Cross Stitch: October 2017

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WIP Wednesday

We’re off to Mississippi for Thanksgiving, so I’ve been doing more packing than crafting this week. Here’s my weekly update on my current Works in Progress. Sandy Orton Autumn Sampler Cross Stitch I’m working on the center motif, a girl holding a basket of apples, and I’ll be lucky if I can get this portion… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Round Robin Quilt: Final Round

This year I participated in my first-ever round robin, and it was definitely a creative challenge, but it kept me sewing! The idea is fun: start with a square or strip for the center, then pass it around a group of quilters, each adding to it (borders or blocks or whatever they want) before passing… Continue reading Round Robin Quilt: Final Round