Posts Tagged ‘flower’

#Project52 – Macro

I’ve really been enjoying our new house this spring. It seems like new flowers are popping up each week.  I recently discovered that I have some tulips in my yard. I’ve never had tulips before, but they’re absolutely lovely. And we also have violets all throughout the yard. Hopefully these won’t be the last of the…

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#Project52 – Easter

The First day of Spring was last Sunday, Easter is coming up this Sunday, and you can certainly tell around here. Flowers and bright colors are everywhere. I’ve discovered that there is Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ (a.k.a. Bowles Blue) planted along most of the house. It’s blooming beautifully right now. We also have flowering bush,…

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#ProjectQuilting – Charm Squares

This week’s Project Quilting challenge, “It’s a Charm” was all about using charm squares. I love using charm squares in my projects, but this challenge was a little difficult for me because I could *only* use charm squares for the front of the quilt. I’ve been thinking about making myself a Dresden plate quilt, and…

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Project 52 – Not a Morning Person

This week’s Project 52 theme is morning. And let me tell you how much I hate mornings- especially weekday mornings.  Mornings are the time of day that you have to get out of a nice warm bed and get ready to go to work. My biggest problem with the morning is probably that it doesn’t…

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New Look

You may have noticed that I’ve been playing around with some updates around the site over the last few days.  I’ve changed up some of the artwork in an attempt to create a look that I feel reflects me a little better than the previous design did. Not that I didn’t love the old design.…

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Easter Themed Projects from Around the Web

Last year, I wrote a post featuring April themed projects.  To me, April often means rain, but Easter falls in April this year, so let’s talk about a few great sewing projects that are great for Easter. I am in love with this Christian Cross Watercolor Art Quilt from SusieBDesigns on Etsy. It was actually…

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Purple

Purple, or violet, is any of a group of colours that vary in saturation but have the same purplish-blue hue. They lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to blue; approximate wavelength range 445-390 nanometres. For more purple things, view my Purple Pinboard.

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Craft Month 2011 – Day 5 – Felt Flower Dahalia

It’s the fifth day of craft month and I am still going strong. Whoo!  Today’s project is brought to you by a tutorial for Fabric Dahalias from Holidash.  I used this project as a test for some thicker, more wool like felt that I had laying around.  I bought it for it’s beautiful chocolate brown…

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Fabric Flowers

Last night, I got bored… and crafty!  I made myself some fabric flowers.  I did a total of 4 of them last night… using all scrap fabrics, and vintage beads.  This means that the projects cost me $0.  Doesn’t that sound great?  It does to me.

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