Category: weekly update

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I got my baby back!!! (Friday Foto Fun #6)

Happy Friday indeed!  I got to pick up my baby from the shop yesterday!! I’m so excited to be able to sew with it again!  So the technician told me that he took the bottom portion apart and didn’t find the needle pieces.  Then he put it back together, retimed the machine and it worked.  Now how do I learn to fix that myself when...

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Sewing Expo Part 1 (Friday Foto Fun #5)

Original Sewing Expo started in Minneapolis yesterday!  I took this opportunity to take a few classes outside of my wheelhouse since it has more general sewing offerings than just quilting.  The Sewing Expo continues through this weekend, so this is just part 1 and a short recap of the classes I took yesterday.  I took a Rose Star Topper class from Debby Kratovil.  This uses...

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A Zipper Broke My Sewing Machine (Friday Foto Fun #4)

I love bags, but I’ll admit I’m not the best at making them. I decided now was the time to change that and purchased 80 assorted zippers to make zipper bags, handbags, Sew Together Bags, etc. In my mind, it was going to be fabulous. But…The very first zipper bag I was warming up with, I hit the tiny little metal part of the zipper...

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Snowy October? (Friday Foto Fun #3)

It’s the last Friday in October, and the weather forecast is predicting snow! Say what?! I love fall, and I’m pretty unhappy that winter seems to be descending quickly upon us!  Hopefully everyone else is still enjoying warmer weather.  This Friday I’d like to share my progress on a few of my projects! I decided that I’d start on my Fox and Friends quilt for...

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Busy Busy Busy (Friday Foto Fun #2)

I can’t believe it’s already Friday!  I didn’t have much time at all this week to sit down at my machine and sew.  Have you ever gotten to the point when you are so busy, you end up not doing anything at all because you are in a type of analysis paralysis? I’m at that point and may be even further down that path!  However,...

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Lucky Friday the 13th (Friday Foto Fun #1)

Welcome to the first of many Friday Foto Fun Sharing posts! I am starting this linky party because I feel with my full time job, I don’t finish enough projects to do a Friday Finish sharing party.  But I would still like to celebrate the smaller wins such as working on designs or finishing up a block or two on a longer term project! <div...

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Friday Foto Fun

Okay so the name of the post is definitely a work in progress…  I am starting a weekly Linky party to share progress photos from the week and use it as motivation to keep moving forward in each of our respective projects!  So everyone is virtually sewing together and sharing progress on Fridays.  This will start next week, I hope you join in on the...

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Friday Finish, WIPs, and UFOs Roundup

I’m home!!!! Time to have a quilting party!!!  Seriously so excited to be home and not traveling for work for the next two weeks.  Maybe my quilting life can get back to normal.  I decided to do a roundup this week to get my head wrapped around everything that is on my WIP (works in progress) or UFO (unfinished object) lists.  But let’s start with...

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Happy First Day of Fall!

Autumn is my FAVORITE season of the year!  Too bad it’s almost 90 degrees today.  I’ve been so wiped out by my day job these last few weeks, I feel like all the quilting goals I’ve set for myself have been overly aggressive.  It seems like the only thing I’ve mentally be able to do is sew on binding.  I also apologize I’m behind on...

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Sew Pro: A Year Later

Last year about this time, hundreds of quilters descended upon Chicago for the Sew Pro Convention.  The convention was unique because it was about being a professional in the sewing industry.  You can read my initial recap here. So what have I done with all I learned in the past year? I have a logo and a brand: Powered by Quilting I’m officially registered as...