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Over the River

I have been working off and on my Over the River quilt for a few years now. I finally finished it and got it back from the long arm quilter last week. I am so excited that it is done in time for me to have for Christmas this year!!!! Now I can start another embroidery project!…


Added by Judy/WA on October 10, 2013 at 3:14pm — 13 Comments

Caddy Pad

I love to take my iron to classes and retreats but don’t like to mess with trying to figure out how to get a hot iron home. I have seen the Caddy Pad pattern made in many different fabrics and it always looks so cute. To see the rest of the post click here.…


Added by Judy/WA on September 30, 2013 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

Free Travel Tissue Case Pattern

I made the Travel Tissue Case. It is a free download pattern so you don't have to buy a pattern to make it. It is a great gift and doesn't use much fabric.

This is my first one that I made but I plan on making more. I love that it has the zippered section so you can put your lipstick, credit card and money in it, or any other little…


Added by Judy/WA on July 22, 2013 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

Curious about Hot Pads

Square hot pads ALWAYS have the little loop in the corner for hanging them. I never put the loop on mine when I make them and never hang them. I have asked all of my coworkers and very few people hang decorative ones but not the ones they use. Do you hang your pot holders? When you make pot holders do you add the loop? Just curious.

Added by Judy/WA on April 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — 15 Comments

Shop Hop Bag

I made this bag for Mari's Gifty Galore Quilt Along from the book Bags Pillows & Pincushions and used the Batik Paradise fabric.  It was going to be a gift but now that it is made I am going to…


Added by Judy/WA on July 13, 2011 at 11:34am — 8 Comments

Oh no! I Started ANOTHER Project

A few of us at work loved this project so Teri decided to start a group called Year at a Glance. We are making a cute project from the book Big Fun with a Little Fabric. The blocks are so quick to make. Each…


Added by Judy/WA on June 18, 2011 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

My Happy Quilt

If I can't have the sunshine outside... I decided to bring it inside so I made this fun quilt. It makes me feel so happy when I look at the bright colors!

Added by Judy/WA on June 17, 2011 at 6:17am — 28 Comments

WANTED... Sunshine!!

Where is the sun? It is spring after all. I keep wearing my coat and waiting for it! It's time for a two week vacation to Hawaii and boy am I ready for it!!! Maybe it will be sunny when I get home.

Added by Judy/WA on April 11, 2011 at 5:57pm — 7 Comments

Ready to Sew Again

I just noticed how long it has been since I posted. I have been very deep in my after Christmas do nothing slump. This seems to happen to me every year. Well, it's over. I have dusted off my sewing machine, changed my rotary blade, updated my UFO and USO lists and I am ready to start sewing!!!  I read back a ways on the blog posts and can't believe how busy you all have been. Some of you never rest!

Added by Judy/WA on January 11, 2011 at 7:26pm — 7 Comments

Quilt As You Go Placemats

As soon as the gray days of winter set in I start craving color and thinking about summer, it seems like it stays dreary longer every year. I made these place mats from the book Turning Strips and Squares into Table Sets. They were so quick, easy AND quilt as you go. You could whip them out in an afternoon. I can imagine making… Continue

Added by Judy/WA on November 17, 2010 at 7:44am — 18 Comments

Congratulations to Janet S from MO, the Winner of the Golden Afternoon Fabrics!

There were 229 comments on my table runner and they were entered to win the Golden Afternoon Charm Pack and fabrics that I used to make my table runner!

Random.org selected Janet S of Missouri as the winner. Congratulations, Janet! Thank you all for the nice comments that you left and for entering the contest.… Continue

Added by Judy/WA on August 31, 2010 at 9:15am — 15 Comments

Win a Charm Pack and Fabrics to Make this Darling Table Runner!

I love the Golden Afternoon collection. So, when Teri showed me this Garden Charm Table Runner pattern and chose all of the fabrics I should make it in, how could I refuse? She likes to shop for fabric and knows what I like.…


Added by Judy/WA on August 25, 2010 at 8:17am — 244 Comments

I Can Only Shake My Head at Myself

I pulled out an old UFO and started working on it Friday at my quilt guild meeting and I continued working on it all weekend. It is an English Paper Pieced table topper. I haven't looked at it for a long time and have been working on piecing all of the hexagons together. I made a lot of progress. Of course I thought I knew what I was doing so I didn't look at the layout on the pattern. Yesterday I layed it out to look at it and discovered I pieced it together wrong!!! I can't believe it... I… Continue

Added by Judy/WA on August 10, 2010 at 9:51am — 22 Comments

I Love Pincushions

I took my little hedgehog pincushion outside for a photo shoot. He really enjoyed getting out. Coloradowoman13 started a new group called Pincushions & Thimbles. Come join us if you love pincushions & thimbles. It is going to be… Continue

Added by Judy/WA on July 27, 2010 at 4:12pm — 5 Comments

Thanks for the Birthday Wishes!

Thank you all for the birthday wishes. I spent the day traveling from South Carolina back to Washington. So I was pleasantly surprised when I signed in and saw all of the the Happy Birthdays! Since I didn't do any celebrating on my actual birthday I am dragging it out at work like I always do.

Added by Judy/WA on March 9, 2010 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Another UFO Done

I started this table runner a few years ago. It is the first of two projects that I chose to finish for my February UFO Challenge. Hooray! It is done. One more project to go. I am also trying to overcome my fear of machine quilting so I quilted it myself. (With a lot of helpful advise from my friends.) So far I can only quilt with my Walking Foot. I refer to… Continue

Added by Judy/WA on February 11, 2010 at 1:34pm — 11 Comments

Hi Ho Hi Ho It's Off To Calif. I Go

I'm off work and heading to California for 4 days. I am hoping for some warmer weather, good visits with my friends and family, maybe Disneyland, and Road to California! Geez, I hope I can fit it all in. I'll do my best!!

Added by Judy/WA on January 13, 2010 at 10:38pm — 9 Comments

First UFO finished for 2010

I finished my first UFO for 2010. It was English Paper piecing and I am soooo sloooow at it. I didn't think it would ever get finished and it is small! Most of it was a lot fun to make, I liked having a variety of shapes to work on. On to my next project!… Continue

Added by Judy/WA on January 7, 2010 at 10:16pm — 19 Comments

Ready for Christmas

The shopping is done and I am going to enjoy the week and the Christmas now. I didn't make any gifts this year. Maybe next year. I am going to get my best Christmas gift in a few hours. My son is in the Navy attending school right now and gets to come home on leave. I NEVER realized I would miss him so much. I am so excited! He is the best gift I could get!

Added by Judy/WA on December 20, 2009 at 6:15pm — 6 Comments

On to Christmas

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it is all about family rather than gifts. When I was a child we weren't allowed to speak about Christmas until after Thanksgiving was over. Every time we did my mother would tell us to "hush". My mother passed away many years ago but I still obey her rule. Well, Thanksgiving is over now! I have already watched 3 Christmas movies and am ready to sing Christmas songs, shop, eat Christmas goodies and enjoy the season!!!

Added by Judy/WA on November 27, 2009 at 3:15pm — 4 Comments

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