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studio 78 notes · 4M ago

I've moved my blog

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studio 78 notes · 4M ago

soup weather in June and a little more

DISCLAIMER: Blogger is giving me grief tonight, which you will see by the varying sizes of the type. Yep, soup weather and it's almost June!  The weather has been so miserably cold and...
studio 78 notes · 4M ago

a good day for sewing

Raining again, and 57 degrees F.   I have spent most of the day thinking about sewing and a bit of it actually sitting at the machine.  I am making a quilt for a friend but you won't s...
studio 78 notes · 4M ago

sewing and drinking thé à la menthe

Not at the same time, as I am bound to spill whatever I am drinking on what I am stitching. My cousin France got me started on mint tea last year, when she and Edmond were visiting us i...
studio 78 notes · 5M ago

a weekend quilt show

The Northern Star Quilt Guild of Somers, NY, has always had an excellent quilt show, but I every year I have managed to be away teaching the weekend of the show -- until now. Fortunately, I ...
studio 78 notes · 5M ago

NEW POST

But a brief one.   Making it an early night.  Last night I was up until 2:am, actually sitting at the sewing machine and stitching on a piece that I have probably had for a year or two, pa...
studio 78 notes · 5M ago

true confessions

I am actually enjoying the throwing-out process.  Who'd 'a thunk it? Can't take any more requests for strips and scraps right now - I'm up to my ears.  I haven't thrown out any fabrics, but...
studio 78 notes · 5M ago

fabric strip giveaway update

Congrats to Quiltdivajulie, whose number came up in the generator! Julie, I'll send your envelope out as soon as I come up for air. For any of you who would like an envelope of strips(and...
studio 78 notes · 5M ago

buried in fabric

Not literally, of course.  But overwhelmed.  Boxes and drawers and bins!  I brought two shopping bags of fabric to my Modern Quilt Guild meeting tonight  and put the piles on the "free" t...
studio 78 notes · 6M ago

Trash & Treasures

I opened the trunk and it was a Pandora's Box.  Out flew a pile of antique blocks and vintage fabrics I had forgotten were there.  They spent two days on the coffee table in the livingroom a...