Monthly Archives: May 2010

Gotta do this more than once a week

And away we go: Top of Mom’s quilt. This weekend I’ll get the backing. These did not turn out so well. 1. The polka dot strawberry needs to be much larger, pattern suggested 5-1/2″ square, I think it needs more … Continue reading

Posted in High Maintenance, North Pole, Quilting, Stitching, Yoyoville | 17 Comments

Lots & lots

First thanks for all the love for my bead labels. ┬áMy very first LNS taught me that trick, the late great Thread Bear in Vestavia Hills AL. Which is Birmingham AL – the home of Hoffman Distributing & Just Cross … Continue reading

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The Missy Method To Better (Or At Least Easier) Beading ™

Let me start off by saying I don’t think anything I’m doing is terribly original & ground breaking. But I do like to bead (most of the time – there are exceptions) and for me this is the easy way. … Continue reading

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Fabric Shopping & Stuff

Last week an email turned up in my inbox from I’ve been subscribed for a while now and I have been tempted – but last week was too good to pass up. Long story short, 10 1/2 yard cuts … Continue reading

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Chatelaine Finish!

And I bet you’d all love to see it. But you are denied! (I know, evil = me) There’s still time for you to have a chance at getting your pristinely clean hands (because you’ve been busy stitching) on it. … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, High Maintenance, Reading, Sewing | 8 Comments