sewing

Dress Reveal

I started this dress at the beginning of the summer. I was focussed on losing weight so I waited for a bunch of it to come off before I finalised it. As you can see, I had to take in several inches to fit it to my new figure. I also got up the courage to use the serger on it. It was a lot easier than I expected and I am thrilled with the results – I love how it turned out and the seams are so professional! I added a belt to help cinch it in at the

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This Little Piggy… Baby Quilt Reveal

I know I’ve been quiet for the last while but I have been really getting the house organized and the projects moving! It seems I can’t do and blog at the same time. This week I will reveal some of what I’ve been up to (when I remember to take photos). I had someone ask me to make an adorable “little piggy” themed baby blanket with the poem written in German. This is what I came up with… It was the first time I “wrote” on a quilt. It was so much fun! It is also the first quilt I

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Bubble Bath Quilted Panel Blanket (Pink)

Over the Easter long weekend my mother-in-law and I went to a lovely quilt shop that was having a sale on panels. Great deals and I did purchase several. The thing is, I have never used a panel before and I was nervous to start on it. My new sewing buddy and I had a sewing day and I decided to take the plunge and finish this quilt. I was amazed at how quickly it sewed up using my Little Gracie II frame and a Kenmore sewing machine. The entire thing took one hour and maybe 30 minutes to bind.

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June 2013 Completed Projects

I was very ambitious for my June 2013 goals. I should have known better than to make one so long. The warm weather makes it harder for me to get things in the house accomplished. It didn’t help that it was either humid or raining so painting the kids stove and table/chair set didn’t work since it wouldn’t have dried. It also didn’t help that my scanner/printer (which we haven’t used in years) isn’t working and I need to figure out why not and if I can fix it. I was able to find the software to download online but

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Native Hand Drum Bag #4

I love the Blazing Star quilt block. The colours are so crisp. Very pleased with my applique talents too!! If you want to learn how to make a blazing star quilt block, check out my video tutorial. 

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UFO #6 Complete

I am making great progress on the UFO 13 in 2013 challenge. I just completed UFO #6 which was to piece the top of Christmas table runner for SIL #4. I thought this would be a funky version for her and her hubby. This makes my sixth UFO for the year and fourth Christmas table runner.

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About Elizabeth

Hi! I'm Elizabeth

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