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I am almost done with this Dresden project and took a few pictures with my iPhone of the tying process in case anyone out there has not done this before. I am using yarn and a curved needle. After struggling to get the yarn through the needle on another quilt that I was working on […]

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Antique sewing machine part 3 ( Part One is HERE, and Part Two is HERE )  When I started working on this post I realized that it would be quite long so I broke it up into three parts… Later that afternoon, after getting the antique china cabinet upstairs ( what I originally went to […]

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Antique Sewing Machine Part 2 ( see part One HERE ) Originally, the price tag was $200.00 for this machine. Then there was a second price tag , which was a SALE tag saying $ 68.00.   This would mean that on half-price day, the machine would be $34.00. I lovingly touched it. I opened the […]

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When I started working on this post I realized that it would be quite long so I am breaking it up into three parts: here is part one. I’ll post the other two over the next few days.  I had no intention of purchasing an antique sewing machine. And if I DID purchase one, I’d […]

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A favorite book here is ‘Five Little Honeybees’, designed by Arlene LeFebre and illustrated by James Croft. It is one of several cute little counting books that I have around the house. The favorite part is when we say “One BUZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZED away” ! In the end the little bees are all safely back at the […]

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I had finished this quilted table runner a week before Easter. It is hand appliqued and quilted. Once washed,  it became nice and crinkly, and ready for the table behind the couch . So many stitches in this table runner….I was happy to have it completed.     All set with a nice vase of […]

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