~ Bloom ~ Finito

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This is where it all started ~~~ From “A Wrinkle In Time” Feb 2, 2012  and from there to here…using a couple of the most coolest thermofax screens from a favorite quilt artist and designer, Ms. Margaret Applin!  See my post “Thermofax Play Day” for more details! And those tulips eventually…  became the focal point of this piece!  Cool. I …

A Sneak Peek

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Ahhh uhhhmmm… the bead frenzy has hit in full force! And not just for making the  cute little antique thread spools.   I bet you can all guess what I’m doing next… with a whole lotta beads… and cute little felted wool balls… A beading needle… and LOTS of patience… and a bit of a stiff neck, actually!  Time for a …

Love Bears… ALL

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You’ve read it before.  A FUN foot to have, and to use!  PLAY.   I cannot say it any plainer. Because I believe in repetition… this is the width and length setting for attaching this RAZZLE DAZZLE thread. I painted cheesecloth awhile back.  So I found it  (Yay) as well as the pom poms and the fused fabric flowers… So this …

Thoughts of Christmas

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Thank you, thank you — you all touched me greatly with your sweet comments on our little Aiden!  I’m still looking at his pictures… we are truly smitten–no surprise, huh?!  Hopefully the kids will come visit us soon!  And his mom said she could use some more flannel bunting type blankets… so guess what I’m going to do!  And maybe …

My first Patchwork Jacket

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I purchased my very own ‘first-ever’ sewing machine in in 1998; it was a little bottom-of-the line Bernette. I wanted  to make Christmas stockings for my boys, and patch their jeans… maybe do a little bit of other clothing construction.  Frankly, I was not impressed with it!  So within a year, I traded it in for a little Activa model.  …

“Hollyhock Pink”

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Awhile ago, I tried a new product, called “Transfer-Eze” which is designed to help transfer photos.  I brought my original picture up in my computer, and printed it as a size 8″x10.” First, load your printer with the transfer paper, knowing which side is which so you don’t print on the wrong side.  This paper is a wash-a-way sticky-backed paper. …

Wool Flower Beaded JEAN Jacket

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Flower detail of the back of the jacket My most favorite Jean Jacket! I LOVE to embellish clothing!  And I’ve found some products I really enJOY using.  Art Glitter, namely.  What a great product.  Durable, pretty and easy to use.  This jacket has been washed LOTS as I’ve enjoyed wearing it LOTS! This is the front of the jacket, where …