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It's all about simple comforts, serendipitous discoveries and the creative journey.
Interests: gardening, sewing, spending time with my family, quilting, photography and cooking.
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Where: Come to Martina's Fabric Time: 10 a.m - 5 p.m. We will provide cutting & ironing stations; and will have tables setup for your sewing machines. Don't sew? That's okay! There is cutting & ironing that can be done to help. Our efforts are in conjunction with AP&Q's challenge to Make a Pillowcase, Make a Difference. The pillowcases will be donated to our local charities. Thank you all for your support ~ this would not be possible without you!! Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at Patches and Petals
Fall is definitely here and the snow is creeping down past the treeline; it's arrival here -- inevitable. However, it's not officially winter until that powdery white stuff covers the ground down here...and in the meantime, we're still sportin' our flip-flops!! But the telltale signs are here; rich, beautiful autumn colored foliage, and... Cranberries, ripe for the picking!! Just think homemade cranberry juice and jam; and best of all, flavorful cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving - yummy! With the weather change, comes the sudden urge to camp out in my sewing room, dust off the trusty 'ole girl and listen to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2010 at Patches and Petals
It's me again, finally! I have come to understand that while I have all these great resolutions - including being more disciplined in keeping up with our blog, I am in fact operating more on intentions. Good intentions...but the hours turn into days, weeks, months, and somehow all time gets away from me! So, I am trying something new - a resolution to visit with you here at least once a week. I've added a weekly reminder to my calendar, albeit now I will have to add the follow through to actually make this work!Summer weather has been so great... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2010 at Patches and Petals
Allyson - Wow!! Great projects featured on your website. I'm thinking I need that Art to Heart book True Friends - I love the projects pictured on the cover. Definitely a must have. Thank you for your kind words and all those great pictures! I'm so glad you came back to visit;-) Hope you're having fun with all those great colors and prints - happy sewing!
Toggle Commented Apr 24, 2010 on Home Sweet Home at Fat Cat Quilts
It is our 1st Year Anniversary.... here in Lemon Creek (Juneau, AK), and I wanted to take a moment to express a heartfelt thank you to each and every one of our local and traveling customers who have come by to see us. We would not be here if it had not been for your visit, and we have greatly appreciated your friendship, feedback, and patronage. To the wonderful women who have been working "behind the scenes" - you have blessed my life this year many times over, and none of this would have been possible without you. For staying... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Patches and Petals
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Mar 15, 2010
I couldn't agree with Annie more! For those of us that are wishin' we were in Pittsburg, we're living this experience vicariously through those that are there! So, a heartfelt thankyou for all the tidbits, teases and sneak peaks, it's all very, very exciting! I LOVE Madeline!! Martina
Toggle Commented May 13, 2009 on New Pattern Debuts... at Fresh Figs
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