a bloom to give away ~

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hi friends,i had a productive weekend, and it was all mostly spent in a little spring cleaning and reorganizing, a tiny bit of spring decorating, and light, fragrant candles in lime and lemon to brighten the place up…  and guess what i found?  a bloom… but it’s not just any ol’ bloom.  it’s a  “bloomin’ pin” and i’m giving it way …

WINNERS ~ Grip n’ Stitch n’ More!

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Oh baby~baby … it is very c-c-c-cold outside!  We haven’t yet dug out from the 17 inches of snow we received these past couple days….  Wowzers.  We heard on the weather report last evening that within five miles from Great Falls, they received almost four feet.   And temps to go with it; we’re 12 degrees F this morning… and the …

Fabric Paper Blues

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No real ‘blues’ here!  More like pink… purple… and blue! This ‘fabric paper making’ was my NEW YEARS DAY project.  Because we have no snow… I decided to make my own!   At Christmas, I took some time to do a very innocent, fun, and simple project.  I cut snowflakes.  I think every adult should fold and cut, and make snowflakes …

“LIVE with INTENTION” Paper Fabric Quilt

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NOTE:  This is a repost from earlier this year, February.  I just thought I would share this… noting that I also recycle the paper towels I clean up with.   I bet you can pick it out in the picture below: Here’s number 3 in the ‘pastel series’ I’ve been playing with. I’m calling it “Live With Intention” as it is …

The Art of KATIE TWEDT

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KATIE TWEDT!  Her art is joyful … happy … colorful… textural. Charming Jewelry pieces… one of her many creative expressions… Katie happens to also be a wonderful teacher, an incredible supporter and friend to so many folks.  She  is a dedicated organizer, promoting and bringing amazing art to a remote rural area of Montana, my hometown in Chester, MT, located 40 …

JoyFUL we Adore Thee!

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My current project is one in the works for today’s blog…. and it all started with this: THE BIG SHOT! I do alot of fusing… and I love it!  But sometimes cutting with the hands is well… hard on the hands!  So have been waiting … thinking… contemplating about the Accuquilt GO and those cool quick cut dies for several …

PLAY with ABANDON!

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“Mrs. Twedt” was my art teacher when I was in high school back in the 70’s!  I met her… again, thirty+ years later, quite unexpectedly…’ in my next door neighbor’s back yard, at a Fourth of July barbeque several summers ago. She goes by “Katie” now… and it took me awhile to get comfortable calling her only by her first …