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My New Obsession Part 2

I am so into English paper piecing! Here’s what I’ve done so far. Plus I’ve prepped the pieces for 3 or 4 more, which involves cutting out the hexagons or half-hexagons and gluing them to the paper templates. It’s fun … Continue reading

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My New Obsession

I first tried my hand at English paper piecing a little more than a year ago, and discovered that I really enjoyed it. After completing this sampler quilt, for which I did a fair bit of hand piecing, I decided … Continue reading

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Making Progress

Sometimes, it takes me a really long time to finish something. In this case, the project in question has been set aside for nearly a year. I purchased the kit for a sweater about two-and-a-half years ago. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Things I Now Cook in the Oven

I’m not sure what prompted me initially to Google “Cooking bacon in the oven,” or something close to that. But I did, and in a small way, it has changed my life. I used to fry bacon on the stovetop … Continue reading

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The Kitty Quilt

Reviewing old blog posts, I saw that I mentioned the first two blocks for this quilt in January 2016. After making more blocks, sewing them together, and quilting the top, I finally sewed down the binding the other evening. It’s … Continue reading

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Our Oregon Coast Vacation: Wildlife

This time two weeks ago, we were in Crescent City, California, after attending my 40th high school reunion in Ashland, Oregon. While there, we saw the first of several wild creatures — in this case, a whole bumch of seals … Continue reading

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Our San Francisco Vacation: Residential Architecture

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