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Jemellia
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I like making stuff.
Interests: waking up each day, laughing, sleeping, cooking, sewing, ridiculing, family guy episodes, gardening, American Dad episodes, saying mildly inappropriate things
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I have gotten very involved with sewing for others lately (charity projects, classroom samples, bee projects, kid's clothes, etc.) and sometimes, damn it, I just need to make something for myself. I bought this linen last summer and finally talked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at JemJam
Have you heard of Modern Sewciety Podcast? It is run by Stephanie K., she interviews people in the sewing/quilting industry and has great guests on her show. Susannah and I recently spoke with her about our upcoming sewing retreat, Sew... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at JemJam
I finally finished all four of the tunics for the little, I cut them out in November thinking that I could work on them post wisdom teeth extraction--INCORRECT. After that week of inactivity, it was the holiday season and I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at JemJam
Thanks so much! :) On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 7:39 PM, Jemellia Hilfiger <jemelliahilfiger@yahoo.com> wrote: Susie, I have updated the blog post with dress fabrics, the one you asked about is a print from Washi by Rashida Coleman-Hale.
Toggle Commented Mar 31, 2014 on Washi What? at JemJam
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Susie, I have updated the blog post with dress fabrics, the one you asked about is a print from Washi by Rashida Coleman-Hale.
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2014 on Washi What? at JemJam
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It's almost been a year since QuiltCon, I don't think I blogged about it all, when I do stuff like that, I live to the max & am just DONE when I come home. I had a great time--too much... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at JemJam
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A few of OKCMQG members and myself are participating in a challenge for 2014, we will be making our own quilt from the book Tula Pink's City Sampler: 100 Modern Quilt Blocks. Our (my) plan is for us to sew... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at JemJam
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phone post! A sweet artist asked me to make 3 quilts for some young ones in her life, they are siblings and wanted to give them quilts for Christmas. I went back and forth on what I would do for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at JemJam
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In the post before this, I shared the quilt that I made for the Doll Quilt Swap #14. Anna (woollykat) loves her mini & I am so relieved! She does great work & I'm a fan. This is the mini... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at JemJam
I signed up (at the last minute) to be in Doll Quilt Swap 14 on Flickr. I like swaps and on-line groups, I love bouncing around and meeting new people. I don't like the pressure I put on myself to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at JemJam
We announced our teachers yesterday and Sew OK registration opens today! Join us in July! Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at JemJam
I've been planning a sewing retreat with Susannah Kate Rodgers for a few months, we are excited to finally announce Sew OK! Please take a moment to read about Sew OK, we will be adding additional information over the next... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2013 at JemJam
Another do. Good Stitches quilt complete! I had been wanting to make a quilt using this pattern, so why not entice our DGS group that they need to make a block, too?! This is such a big block, that overall... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at JemJam
Let's just get this out of the way, Bobbin loves to sit on stuff that I sew, if you follow me on Instagram, you see it often. I made this quilt top a long time ago (a trend for me... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at JemJam
Well, here is another dress for the little. Okay, I can tell she isn't so little anymore, but, she's six. I made this dress with flutter sleeves (adorable as that face!), also, I added some of my own details to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at JemJam
A long time ago, I received blocks for my do. Good Stitches group and I finally put it together! So many excuses and events, but, whatever, it is done! Thanks, Harmony group, for being so patient! Bobbin studying the quilt... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at JemJam
About a month ago, OKC Modern Quilt Guild had Lisa Calle as a guest, she spoke to us one day and taught a class another. She showed us improv curves, it was a great class because it was basically a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at JemJam
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I recently traveled to Houston for Quilt Market and I NEEDED A NEW BAG. I had the Super Tote pattern in my sewing queue for months, it was time to tackle it. I made a patchwork pocket using the quilt-as-you-go... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at JemJam
Our guild (OKC Modern Quilt Guild) meets at a place (Neighborhood Alliance) that has been very nice to us this year, we meet there monthly free of charge and since our guild is fairly new, we have been so thankful.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at JemJam
"Mommy, today in art, we made collage birds and I'm wearing collage birds!" I love little coincidences like that! I have tried to squeeze in a few little dresses in between teaching classes at Je's Bend and catching up on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at JemJam
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This week, I'm featured as the quilter of the week at BadAss Quilters Society! I'm excited and honored! Yes, there are pictures of things that I only sewed, but, hey, it was hard work, too! Thank you, Maddie for featuring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at JemJam
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I'm on a roll with pillows and pillowcases these days, our home needs sprucing and pillows have magic powers to liven a room. To protect and serve, the pillows A friend came to a sewcial at Je's Bend and had... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at JemJam
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She asked why kids can't watch television when they want and eat pizza when they want, looking as if she wanted to ask for weeks. We went through a scenario where she realized she doesn't possess the ability to do... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at JemJam
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First grade needs a backpack, a linen backpack. I bit the bullet and made the toddler backpack from Rae's pattern, I enlarged it by 2 inches and used a bigger zipper (all noted in the pattern). I didn't line the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at JemJam