Monthly Archives: August 2012

Never say Never – Bags!

I once made the statement that I would never sew bags. I am a quilter, not a sewer. So no bags thank you. Er, yea. Then came the blog explosion and tons of cute tutorials and sewn bags all over … Continue reading

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Super Hero Training Camp – SNEAK PEEK!!!

I am so excited for N’s birthday party. Mr. Steam is convinced I am more exited than N (and he’s probably right). I pretty much started planning for this party, well the day after N’s last birthday party. We are … Continue reading

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Marking your quilt with tracing paper

I love the process of quilting. And I really like complicated quilting designs. How ever I am not comfortable enough in my quilting skills to do some of it free hand. And I STRONGLY dislike marking quilts. I was stumped … Continue reading

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Soup so good it will make you cry!

No really it will. Its French Onion Soup. And if your onions are good and out of the garden it sure will make you cry! I know. I know. French onion soup is not normally something that you think about … Continue reading

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Bad day? Comfort food to the rescue! Ratatouille Tart

After a really rough day, oh I don’t know, like TODAY! I really want some comfort food. And its a double win when that comfort food is chock full of veggies that are good for you! Woot woot!!! Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Just Beachy!

While I was working on the pillows for the twins I found the cutest bag pattern at my quilt shop, Tote It by Nancy Ota. As soon as I saw the pattern I thought BEACH BAG! And I had the … Continue reading

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Burried in WIP

At last count I have 15 quilts in various stages of completeness otherwise known as WIP (work in progress). The oldest one dates back to 2003!!!! Almost 10 years old! Yikes! My problems is that I really like the design … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Good Time

Remember the floor pillows for the twins from yesterday? Why, yes Steam. How could we forget? It was yesterday after all. Sigh. Ok ok. Well, what I forgot to mention is that the twins have the coolest big brother ever!!! … Continue reading

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Double the Fun

There is no rest for the crafty. Ok, that’s not quite how that phrase goes, but it seems so much nicer. As soon as I got done with M’s party I got back to work on two floor pillows for … Continue reading

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Duck-a-Palooza – Part 4 Homemade Gifts

Being that M is a second child and both she and her brother are HORRIBLY spoiled I really struggled with what to get for her presents.  When I don’t know what to do I research.  Where? Why, Pinterest! Duh! Well … Continue reading

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