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We went for a short solstice walk this afternoon. I've been wanting to get back to using my DSLR every day like I did a couple of years ago. I think it helps my state of mind to find something... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at The Little Red Hen
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Winter break has officially started! Miss P had her holiday party at school yesterday. And today we had a NO ALARM CLOCK day - two whole weeks with no alarm clock. I'm in heaven! I hope to get lots of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Little Red Hen
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Did you see that Aurifil announced the 2015 design team? I am thrilled to be a member of the team next year. I love using Aurifil thread and am eager to work more with all of the different threads they... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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The first weekend in December is always busy in our town. It is the festival of lights weekend with a tree lighting, luminarias, and a parade, the ballet has several performances of The Nutcracker, there is an arts and crafts... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I love knitting in December. I like that it is portable and I am more able to be social while working. I can sit in the living room and be with family and still feel productive. I can't sit and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Just in time for the colder weather, I finish a cozy pair of socks for myself! These were a quick knit 2x2 rib from Sanguine Gryphon Skinny Bugga. I originally bought the yarn for colorwork in a Paper Dolls sweater.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Projects galore! I spent a few days over the weekend at Camp Stitchalot. It was such a wonderful experience. There were local friends attending as well as a few friends I have known from the internet that I finally had... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Last week I was scheduled to switch from DSL internet connection to a faster fiberoptic option. Due to the clever technician who came to make the switch I was left without phone OR internet for five full days. It was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We're finishing up with our fall garden harvest this weekend and plan to shuck the Indian corn today. Miss P is studying a book of Corn Husk Crafts to try with the husks. I'll let you know if we end... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I have been waiting on pins and needles for the day that I could share this news with you! Here it is, all of that frantic and late night sewing last year was for this. A BOOK! I can hardly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Last night at the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild we revealed our Secret Stalker Swap quilts. It was hilarious fun. I loved hearing about the stalkees and trying to guess who they were before the name was revealed. Some of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Yesderday, I read Rossie's recent post, Bits and Bobs, a compilation of things she finds interesting and wantedto share. I clicked on her link to the Live Simply blog to a post on decluttering and ended up reading a number... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Here you see 120 string pieced melon blocks. I worked on these on and off for months- at a quilt retreat, on the back porch with using the hand crank machine, sitting at my desk while watching Netflix, even Miss... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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We're trying to soak up all of the warmth and sunshine that we can this weekend. The last of the flowers are fading fast and the trees are getting bare. Winter will be here soon. I hope you are also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been participating in the Soak &Flatter Quilter's photo a day challenge on Instagram this month. Come join the fun. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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As I mentioned before, I love a good red and white quilt. This quilt uses the same triangle unit as the first red and white quilt that I made only this one is set as a streak of lightning. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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My goal this week is to focus and make significant progress on my current sewing projects. I need to clear the decks for some projects that have been in my head for a while. I have been thinking about where... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I may have mentioned that I joined another online bee this year. I love this talented group of women. We agreed at the beginning that this would be a low stress swap and that we wouldn't be upset or grumble... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I thought I'd share this fun picnic quilt I quilted for a client this week. I love the mix of straight lines and curves. I think the quilting enhances that "lava lamp" feel of the quilt. Even though it's almost... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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As a longtime attendee of Gwen Marston's Beaver Island retreat, I was excited to attend the first annual Holly Girls Quilt Retreat last week. Pat Holly and Sue Nickels continued the retreat on the heels of Gwen's retirement. They planned... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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You guys! Adele and I finished another pair of socks! It took me two years to knit the first sock and Adele was lightening fast knitting up the mate. We knit our first pair of these back in 2011. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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Here we are at the close of the final weekend of summer vacation. Autumns approach is in the air and the first leaves are beginning to fall. It is always bittersweet time for me. I am glad that the kids... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I've been in a bit of a creative funk lately but I've been trying to push myself to do some sewing and work on other projects in the studio thinking that a few finishes might get me energized for some... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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My husband seems to be a master at finding all the good stuff on Craigslist. Yesterday he scored this kid size kayak! Woot. He surprised miss P with it this morning. We headed right out for a bit of messing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
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I have a guest post over on the Dear Stella blog. Pop over there to read about the tree skirt I made using the new Tinsel Town collection and Debbie Grifka’s Snowflake Tree Skirt pattern. Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen