Category Archives: 2012

Breaking Out The Batting

I order my batting from Amazon because I always am able to find it cheap. In fact, I got two king sized organic cotton batting packs for under twenty five bucks a while ago and luckily still have one left. … Continue reading

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(Don’t) Surprise Me

I’m not sure if it’s that I hate surprises or that I am just disgustingly impatient, but the reality for me is that having a kid is not the equivalent of a surprise party. Or at least it wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

The unpacking, that is. I’ve gotten quite a lot unpacked and put away already (we don’t have an extreme amount of stuff) but I am really trying to meet the goal of having everything set up or assigned a place … Continue reading

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Movers and Shakers

So, this is the defining moment… Okay, maybe more like the “defining days”. Brandon took off work Friday (tomorrow) and we are officially renting the UHaul, finishing packing all of our stuff and moving into our new apartment. We are … Continue reading

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I’d Like To Place A Call… To An Asshole

Okay, so maybe that is a little harsh. Let’s go with very sick individual. ugh… You know, one of the things (among many others) that didn’t cross my mind while I was engrossed in the important and all consuming task … Continue reading

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All For Me?!

So, I don’t have very many friends who quilt. Actually, the truth is really that I don’t have very many friends. I would so much prefer to be alone over the company of others. Introverted. Anxiety riddled. I’m not going … Continue reading

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6 Months (In A Freaking Row!)

I can barely keep my eyes open as I am writing this, but I have some very exciting news to share before I go to sleep: I have 6 months sober today! I wanted to really take the time to … Continue reading

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(Very) Rough Sketch

So, to prevent my hand from falling off I didn’t include an accurate number of squares in the middle (the actual quilt is 6×7). That aside, here is my rough sketch of my plans for the String Quilt. The white … Continue reading

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Overkill

Sometimes I catch myself getting overwhelmed- with quilting in particular. I suppose I may be one of those people that are “great in concept and poor with execution” (in many areas but I’m relentlessly successful at failing to execute in … Continue reading

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Note To Self

Note to self: Use about a million times less fabric adhesive when assembling paper pieced blocks. I am currently sitting on my couch- typing this out on my iPhone (my iPad is charging) and taking a break from what I … Continue reading

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