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Mary-Catharine
Interests: knitting, clean air, sappy-movies, my family, photography
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If you're a quilter or knitter there's this fantastic side effect to getting older, your friends start making babies. I don't really mind being twenty-nine but it's nice that there are some perks and babies are definitely a perk. Not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2012 at Warmth in the North
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Recently I purchased a Curve Master Presser Foot after Christina at The Sometimes Crafter recommended it for making her Retro Flowers Quilt. Having never pieced curves I thought it might be worth the investment and all the reviews that I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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It's almost November and my turn to quilt for do. Good Stitches has rolled around again. This time I'm asking everyone to make me 2 Hole in the Barn Door blocks, one in coral and one in navy. It's one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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This month, Colleen, asked the Grace circle to make purple and grey stars. Her only requirements were that one be purple on grey, one be grey on purple and no wonky. For the grey I made a Diamond Star and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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Like everyone else I came home from the Sewing Summit with a suitcase full of goodies. My teeny, tiny sewing area can only hold so much so I'd love to send some of it off to one of you. There... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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Early last week I opened up my post office box to find a wonderful package from Leona, oneygirl on Flickr, her blog is Leona's Quilting Adventure. She made me this beautiful mini quilt as part of the For the Love... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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This weekend basically blew my mind and my camera apparently. I did manage to take a few pictures during the shop hop on Friday and it looks like Salt Lake City has a huge quilting community to support all the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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I've spent a lot of time cutting over the last few days. First there was 48, 9" squares for the Dead Simple Quilt Along. I love the fabrics but they're really close in colour so I'm hoping my palette choice... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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This shawl is my new love. It's warm, light, airy and so easy to wear. I think it's the yarn, handspun by the lovely Jolene of Jobo Designs, that makes it so perfect. The pattern is mostly garter stitch and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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I don't know what's gotten into me recently but I've become a joiner. Ever since May when I signed up for do. Good Stitches I've gone crazy. The Sewing Summit and the fat quarter swap, the charm square swap plus... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at Warmth in the North
Your palette is beautiful!
Toggle Commented Sep 23, 2011 on Dead Simple at Daisy Made It
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I'm not up to much of anything but there are a few things I'd forgotten to post. First up is my plain, little name tag. I'm going to the Sewing Summit in a few weeks and I hate wearing name... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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After seeing Erin's review of Rachel's makeup roll pattern for Travel Handmade, I knew there was one in my future. It's the brush storage that drew me in, mine always get chucked to the bottom of the makeup bag, seeing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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I've been playing with some tiny bits of Liberty of London tana lawn for the last few days. There's no way I'll ever be able to make an entire quilt out of Liberty fabrics, they're hard to get your hands... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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Here's my new fall bag and one of my entries into Celebrate Color for September. It's the Abby tote from V and Co with a few mods. I've been wanting to make this bag for a while and when I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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A while ago I joined For the Love of Solids on Flickr. It's my first swap in a reeaally long time and was a ton of fun. We had to make make our partner one large item and one small... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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I decided to join Lynne of Lily's Quilts Dead Simple Quilt along and today she posted the fabric requirements. First we had to pick out palettes for our quilts and I choose this one from Design Seeds. It's almost all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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All my knitting is in this exact state. Almost done with some made up problem keeping me from spending a bit of time finishing it off. At the moment I despise all the turning required to knit on this lace... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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These are my September contribution to do. Good Stitches, wonky log cabins for Melissa's quilt. She asked us to use this tutorial and use bright fabrics. I used it as an excuse to cut into some cute owl fabric from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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Have you heard about Celebrate Colour? There are all sorts of categories, wearables, home dec, yarn, and needlepoint. Almost everything is covered and you don't have to make something every month which is just my pace. Plus as autumn has... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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This little pouch has been on my to do list for a little while now and it's finally finished. It doesn't really have any purpose but I wanted to play around with bunting and all these scraps were just calling... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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A while ago I contacted Jolene of Jobo Designs and asked her to spin some yarn for a special project. I wanted some handspun but since I don't spin and fingering weight is hard to come by in larger amounts... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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I'm so excited to finally have this quilt finished. It seamed to take forever, although it really didn't take that long once I had all the blocks and sat down at my sewing machine. As my first ever group quilt... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Warmth in the North
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I should be showing you a finished quilt today but I need a little break from all those zigzags so even writing about it is going to have to wait. After everything was done on the quilt I took a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Warmth in the North