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#EyeCandyProject 52- Weeks 33-36

By Andrea | September 6, 2019 |

Week 33 BloomThe fall clematis is in bloom and taking over the fence around the duck coop. Week 34 NightNight at my house usually involves an exhausted mama and a two-year-old without an off switch. Week 35 Mobile PhotographyI use my mobile to take more photos than I would like, particularly since my phone doesn’t…

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road 15 baby quilt

Road 15 Quilt

By Andrea | September 6, 2019 |

I’m so excited to have finished this quilt! My sister is 38 weeks pregnant, so the baby could come any day, and I wanted to make sure that baby will have a quilt just like big sis. Fabrics 1 Charm pack of Road 15 by Sweetwater for Moda 1.5 yards of Soothing Swirl in Crimson…

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road 15 baby quilt progress

WIP Wednesday

By Andrea | September 4, 2019 |

I’ve taken a short break from working on my spooky fall quilt this week to do a baby quilt for my sister. She’s due to have a baby in a couple weeks, so I really needed to get her quilt done. I’d already done one quilt for her oldest, so I wanted to keep the…

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fabric selection for road 15 quilts

Sunday Stash

By Andrea | September 1, 2019 |

I made a trip down to The Village Mercantile in Boonville, IN this week and found the perfect fabric for the next baby quilt. The front of the quilt will use a charm pack of Road 15 by Sweetwater for Moda and a coordinating burgundy swirl print that I found. The back is cream yardage…

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strange the dreamer book cover

What I’m Reading

By Andrea | August 27, 2019 |

While I still don’t get to read quite as much as I would like, Mil is becoming a bit more independent, which is allowing me to be able to do more things for me, including reading. I’ve been even able to finish four books in the last couple of months. Recently Finished From the Mixed-Up…

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strawberry jam baby quilt

Strawberry Jam Baby Quilt

By Andrea | August 23, 2019 |

One of the nice things about getting a new niece was that it gave me a reason to get back to sewing after my 2+ year hiatus following Mil’s birth. My sister-in-law is having a baby girl in October and I didn’t want to be the aunt who made a quilt for the first baby…

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spooky crazy quilt section

WIP Wednesday

By Andrea | August 21, 2019 |

I’m making progress on my spooky crazy quilt, but most of the work I’ve done in the last week has been hand work, so it doesn’t feel like the same kind of progress I get when I finish a new block. I currently have 3 sections pieced together, and I now have the hand stitching…

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quilt blocks

WIP Wednesday

By Andrea | August 14, 2019 |

I finished the 2 quilts in the last couple weeks, and I’m super proud of myself, but I still have many quilts that have been in a giant UFO stack for the last couple of years. With fall, and Halloween coming up soon, I decided to pull out the spooky wall hanging quilt I’d left…

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glasses

#EyeCandyProject52 – Weeks 29-32

By Andrea | August 10, 2019 |

Week 29 Summer TimeFor me, summer time means two things, heat and allergies. I have never handled heat well, and am allergic to pretty much everything outside, so I present to you air conditioning and weeds. Photos taken with my Nikon. Week 30 ReflectionThe reflection off of my computer glasses, which have a special coating…

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fuzzy duckling quilt

The Long Awaited Fuzzy Duckling Quilt

By Andrea | August 9, 2019 |

Before Mil was born, I picked out a lovely collection of fabric to make her a quilt. It was a big stack of mixed prints, and the Little Golden Books Fuzzy Duckling Panel. I had the whole thing pieced and ready to baste, but she showed up a week earlier than expected (which was extra…

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I'm Andrea, a techie living in rural America with her husband and daughter. I'm excited to share my life with you as I explore some of the great things about living in the middle of nowhere.

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