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Pots and Pins
Northwest United States
Family, Food, Friends and Quilts...it just doesn't get any better than that!
Interests: knitting, gardening, watching movies, reading, painting, sewing, antiques, baking, eating, shopping! hanging out with family and friends, and did i mention eating?
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Mother Nature must be a tad upset, she's sending us more rain, cold and wind and I was soooo looking forward to a few more mild sunny days where I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Every now and then my quilting friends would complain about the amount of food posts I would have compared to quilting posts. (It's a lot faster to make something to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Foggy October mornings call for apple cider biscuits, slathered with butter or apple butter, which makes them even better. Biting into one of these gems makes the morning news more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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How long does it take to make a quilt? It takes as much time as it does to watch 4 Korean soap operas. Each show has 16 episodes and each... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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What started as a quilt group project ended up becoming a pain in the neck. Nothing new there, most projects I start end up that way and they stay that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Before Pumpkin Season takes hold (it officially begins October 1st in my humble opinion), let's celebrate Apple Season to the hilt with this amazing caramel apple rice pudding. This is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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This year I had less than a stellar crop of home-grown tomatoes, some things never change. I grew 11 golf-ball-sized tomatoes on my deck and while I'm mighty proud of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Another masked meeting but at least we were able to meet outside in a beautiful backyard that was like being in a park. I could put up with wearing a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Does anyone know if there is a support group for parents of adult children who don't listen to their parents?? At what age do adult children get to ignore their... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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I know no one in their right mind would even consider turning on their ovens in 95 degree heat but that's exactly what I did because I wanted something delicious... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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It's been nothing but quilts around here for a long time so I need to post a dang good recipe to break the cycle and this one is just that,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Most quilters I know name their quilts. I've named all of mine and usually the name has something to do with what's happening in my life. So when I began... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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This is the 5th Corona quilt I made and I'm happy it's now quilted and bound. This simple quilt was a very long time in the making! My first trip... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Sometimes when I start working on a quilt I have no idea who I'm making it for. Either I love the pattern and want to make the quilt for fun... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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It's finished! Quilted and bound and ready for those cool summer nights! I started this pineapple quilt after seeing several versions on Pinterest. I stole the pattern just by eye-balling... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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While online this morning I saw pictures of friends playing in the sun, lounging by a lake, reading poolside, all out enjoying summer where they live. I'm enjoying summer too!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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How is it time barely moves these days and yet flies by at warp speed?!? My last blog post was May 30th - 6 weeks ago! Let's blame it on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Brace yourself, there are only 181 days until Thanksgiving! More importantly, there are just 153 days until I will be able to take my newly finished, hand-quilted Thanksgiving quilt from... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Guess who's going to Hawaii?? Me! Well actually, when I say I'm going to Hawaii I don't mean I am going there in person, but I am definitely going there... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Years ago I saw a skirt in Nordstrom made of ties. I wanted to buy it for my daughter but it was $275 which made me quickly come to my... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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Even though I barely know what day it is, I do know that there are certain things I always do in the spring and one of them is to buy... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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The biggest concern we had this year about Easter was not the number of eggs to hide or the eggs to throw, and it wasn't whether to have ham or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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One would think all I have done during this quarantine is sew. One would be wrong. I eat and I sew. Eat, sew, repeat. It's Groundhog Day meets Big Night... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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You know what's great about Mexican street corn? Everything. Until everything ends up in your lap. All of that wonderful corn and spicy goodness, the onions, lime juice and queso... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at Pots and Pins
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While still lamenting the fact that we can't go to Hawaii anytime soon, I came across my stash of Hawaiian fabrics, the ones I'd planned on using years ago. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2020 at Pots and Pins