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What I Did For LQS Day

What I Did For LQS Day

Our FabShop team did a small shop hop yesterday, visiting quilt shops in Vancouver, Washington to see just what was going on out there to celebrate. Our first stop was Just for Fun! Quilting (2700 NE Andresen Rd) where I got to see some long-arm quilting happen, both computerized and freehand. She has a great…

Today! It’s I Love My LQS Day!

Today! It’s I Love My LQS Day!

It’s here! It’s finally here! It seems like pretty much forever ago that we started toying with the idea of making ‘I Love My Local Quilt Shop Day‘ into more than just a holiday marked on calendar. I don’t even remember what company made the calendar, but the day wasn’t highly promoted and FabShop figured…

Finally finished

Finally finished

The wall quilt that has taken a year and seen me through four homes. Finishing touches, then it is off to Florida.

Mail Sack Mayhem

Mail Sack Mayhem

Thanks to some encouragement from Shelly and Crissy and the willingness of the folks at Modern Domestic, I finally got to cross “Start teaching others to sew again” off my massive to-do list. With the help of Lupine and Crissy, I decided on pattern to use–The Mail Sack from Pink Chalk Studios. I made up…

The view from here

The view from here

My bed doubles as the couch, or vice versa. When I lie there, with my feet plopped up over the arm of the couch, this is my view. I find it highly annoying to see kitchen mess while I am trying to sleep, even if it’s only the leftover to-go box.

A chill in the air

A chill in the air

It’s starting to get colder, with frost on the bushes in the morning and a nip in the air. I will take it over rain any day.

Settling

Settling

We moved into our new place on December 1 and this is what the main room was looking like: The aparment is tiny, less than 500 square feet. Add to the lack of floor space, the fact that there is only one closet , in my daughter’s room, and we’ve got a real quandary. Where…

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