Book It – Reading is Romance

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane cover

I have used affiliate links for the books in this post. Another month into my goal of doing more reading this year, and I’m making good progress on checking things off the 2015 Reading List from PopSugar. But more than … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Creative

I’ve always liked to think that I am creative, but the more I think about it the less creative I feel. I do a lot of projects that fall within the creative realm, but I more often feel as creative … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – My Mind’s Made Up

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I’m the type of crafter who needs to see what my project will look like before I get started, so I often spend a lot of time in the planning stage mapping out what my projects will look like before … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Hearts

heart bokeh

Hearts seem to be the theme everywhere this week. It’s the theme for this week’s Project Quilting challenge as well as the theme for #OurProject52 this week. When I originally looked at the theme sheet for #OurProject52, I was surprised … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Happy

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I used to spend a lot of my time trying to make other people happy. Then I discovered something- you can’t make everyone happy. Especially if you want to be happy too. So now I just do my crafting projects … Continue reading

Wilmington Prints Trunk Show

brown plaid quilt

I was lucky enough to attend the Wilmington Prints Trunk Show at Let’s Sew on Valentine’s Day. It was a lot of fun to see some of the great things we could make with Wilmington’s yardage and  pre-cut 2.5″ strips. … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Mistakes

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If you’re anything like me, then you are always making mistakes in your projects.  When I’m quilting, I usually just work with the mistakes, making them part of the quilt, though I will rip out seams when I forget to … Continue reading

The Art of Grace Benedict

Grace Benedict show card

Last month the University had a lovely art show featuring the drawings of Grace Benedict. Many types of artists have shows in the Dunn Art Gallery, and I enjoy seeing so many different styles of work, but it was particularly … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Why make the bed?

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Seriously, why make the bed?  You’re just going to get back in it in a few hours. Now, I do occasionally make the bed- but that’s only when I change the sheets. I just don’t see the point otherwise. The … Continue reading