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Erin | house on hill road
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Same can be said for 12. :)
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on :the trickiness of being two: at Curious Bird
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Last Friday, I took a plane East to New York where I spent a craft weekend with Denyse Schmidt and Heather Ross in the Catskills. There was a small group of us (12? 13?) staying in a large house, laughing,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at house on hill road
a to the men.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on making things is difficult at Wee Wonderfuls
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Hi Penny - The pattern is from the 2012 Summer issue of Stitch magazine. It is published by Interweave. Maybe you can get a back issue from them? I’m not sure how else you would get it. Best - Erin
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2014 on KCWC: Days 1 to 3 at house on hill road
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I'm excited to be participating in the blog tour for Betz White's newest book, Present Perfect! It's a great sewing book filled with a variety of projects perfect for gift giving. As we enter autumn and get closer to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at house on hill road
i have learned so much from you, melissa. you are one of the most inspiring people i know. xo.
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oh, you know i am sticking with you. miss you. xo.
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2014 on Coming Back at all buttoned up.
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i love Abby's podcast! can't wait to listen.
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5 minutes. 10 to 15 fabrics in a cohesive palette all from my stash. Myriad possibilities. Collection and Designer, clockwise from top left: Hatbox by Alexia Abegg, Shelburne Falls by Denyse Schmidt, Unknown navy dot, DS Fabrics for JoAnn's (three... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at house on hill road
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My friend, Malka Dubrawsky, is getting ready to film a class on Creative Live called "Ten Ways to Love Improvisational Quilting." Are you familiar with Creative Live? It's a great platform to learn so many new creative things. You can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at house on hill road
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I made myself a new t-shirt over the weekend using this Liberty jersey that I picked up at Duckadilly Fabrics and some Riley Blake striped knit for the sleeves. The pattern is the Metro T-shirt by Liesl & Co. I've... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at house on hill road
hi cuties! so fun to see what you are up to, hillary.
Toggle Commented Sep 27, 2014 on these two at Wee Wonderfuls
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5 minutes. 10 to 15 fabrics in a cohesive palette all from my stash. Myriad possibilities. Left to right, Collection and Designer: Pretty Potent by Anna Maria Horner, Flea Market Fancy by Denyse Schmidt, Backyard Garden by Cloud 9 for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at house on hill road
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Because I keep putting my scissors down and not being able to find them, I made a scissors lanyard. Simple fix, really. Now I can just wear them around my neck. I used a strip of Liberty that was laying... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at house on hill road
If you click on QuiltEssential above, the link will take you right there!
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2014 on Stash Play at house on hill road
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It's no secret that I love to play with fabric. Pulling different prints from my stash and mixing them together is very relaxing for me, but I don't do it often enough. And sometimes I do get caught up because... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at house on hill road
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Kim Andersson of I Adore Pattern has her first line of quilting cotton, Tidal Lace, debuting with Windham Fabrics this fall. I met Kim a few years back on a sewing weekend and our paths crossed again last fall at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at house on hill road
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Still feeling quiet over here. I haven't picked up my camera much in the last few weeks. Using the iphone is just too easy. When the golden, autumn light was streaming through the kitchen window last week, I started chasing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at house on hill road
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I'm here. Feeling very quiet. School has started. 7th grade for Kate and high school for Jane. Different schools, different schedules. Taking my time to figure out what is what and how I am going to be in two places... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at house on hill road
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All The Light We Cannot See by Doerr - it's my favorite read so far this year.
Toggle Commented Aug 21, 2014 on august book report. at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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I'm sure you have seen a good half dozen or more versions of these Purl Soho shorts by now. Here's another! They are a fast sew from a free dowloadable pattern so, really, you should make some. The come in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at house on hill road
absolutely adorable.
Toggle Commented Aug 10, 2014 on new outfit for Zoe at Wee Wonderfuls
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Mine are a mess, too. And I always embraced that until I had to cull through years of photos for specific ones that my girls needed for school projects. That was daunting! Now I keep a file for each of them with a snapshot or two from milestone events, birthdays, etc. Now when they need one for school or whatever, I can find it. The rest are still a mess.
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such a fun design! thanks for the opportunity!
yay! that is one of my favorite places. it'll be fun to see you there again.
Toggle Commented Aug 2, 2014 on :a good Habit to have: at Curious Bird