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Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: January 2018

Oops, I did it again… I joined another yearlong stichalong (SAL) club <insert horrified emoji here>. I just can’t help myself! I’m challenging myself to use linen instead of aida for this project, and it’s going pretty well. There’s a learning curve since you have to count the threads differently, so I’ve made a couple… Continue reading Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: January 2018

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Any day I get to celebrate with chocolate, handmade crafts, and kisses, is a good day. Yesterday we had a valentine play date at the house; I kept it super simple with a non-messy craft for the babies and chocolate for the ladies. I couldn’t decide on a “craft” up until the… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Blowing Kisses Valentine + More (No Mess!) Handprint Valentines

I think one of the major reasons I wanted to be a teacher/librarian is the seasonal crafts (I’m dead serious); turns out there’s a lot more to the job than that, ha! But even after my librarian days but pre-motherhood, I couldn’t resist decorating for seasons and holidays, especially valentines. Now that Amelia is here,… Continue reading Blowing Kisses Valentine + More (No Mess!) Handprint Valentines

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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly check-in on my works in progress! Winter Carriage Ride Cross Stitch The second part of the Frosted Pumpkins’ winter-themed pattern was released so I started stitching over the weekend. This pattern only has two parts, which is a relief; three SALs are too many for me! After this one is completed, I’ll have… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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2018 Quilting Retreat Plans

The 2018 Music City MQG retreat is coming up in less than a month! My quilting mojo is pretty much zilch these days… I didn’t complete a single quilt in 2017 and haven’t used my sewing machine at all this year (insert horrified emoji face here). So I’m excited to actually do some sewing in… Continue reading 2018 Quilting Retreat Plans