Upcycled Sailboat Pillows

I first want to send love and thoughts to all those left in the wake of Hurricane Laura. The Gulf Coast is where I’m from and all my family and childhood friends are still there so I watch the storms with a heavy heart wherever they go once they hit the Gulf. I’m always leery […]

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Seahorse Pillow- a cross stitch project

I hate that summer is coming to an end and I feel like I haven’t done much… My husband keeps reminding me about the pandemic… But today we just found out that the kiddo got two extra days before school starts! With that, I have a series of beachy pillows I want to share to […]

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The Daily Improv

I’ve said it other years, but this is my year of cleaning out my WIPS! I’m doing a good job of it, now to get them photographed and blogged about! This is my first quilt I finished this year! It’s not one of my oldest WIPs, but it was sitting there just waiting! All the […]

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Flamingo Pouch

My mom recently had a flamingo themed birthday party, so when I saw the flamingo pattern by Quiet Play, I knew I had to make her something using the flamingo pattern! And I’m totally in love with these 3D Flamingos! ha! I also used them on her party invites. The pattern is for a 12″ […]

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Improv Mini Quilts for Curated Quilts Issue 5

I used to post 2 to 3 times a week, every week… Life has gotten in the way of that. Now with my haphazardly posting routine, I just realized I never posted my mini quilts for the Improv Issue of Curated Quilts!   Yes, Issue 5 was released by in 2018… But I still love […]

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Koala Cross Stitch Storage Bin

I actually made a cross stitch project and turned it into something all in less than a year! Maybe even less than a month start to finish! Remember back when we were worried about the fires in Australia? It seems like a lifetime ago with everything going on in the world these days. Way back […]

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Quilted Music Pouch

This gift coordinates with the elephant pouch I showed in my last post! Both were given as gifts to U of Alabama fans… Hence the color scheme! My dad wanted a music pouch for Christmas. He had found one on Amazon, but I decided I can make that! To start I basically made a mini […]

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A Little Elephant Pouch Gift

For the holidays I really enjoyed making handmade gifts for family. I do enjoy a nice quick ‘er’ project than a full quilt every now and then! This project was a bunch of new! A new pattern, times two, altering a paper pieced pattern, sewing with cork and new quilting pattern. The pattern is by […]

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Bright Tide Pools

ok! I’m on a roll and loving getting quilts and projects finished! Not half finished in a pile! Now if I can only post them!  This little one isn’t as old as some of my other WIPS. It’s only about a year in process. For my son’s school auction, I have been putting in a […]

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Improv Flower Pillow. Done. Finally.

WAYYYYYY Back in 2017 I took a fun little class to make one Improv Flower Block with Mr. Domestic. And I made the block. Right then! I had these grand plans to hand quilt it. But it just sat there and got moved around my sewing room for literally years… Then last month, I was […]

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