Author Archives: Marci

Chatelaine

I think this is what this is called. I found it in the bottom of my sewing chest.  I made this in early 1988.  I wore it to our local quilt guild meeting.  The pin cushion on the left was … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, embroidery, Pin cushion, quilting, sewing | 1 Comment

Pincushion #2

Here is my second attempt at creating a pin cushion.  I used a freestyle Log Cabin pattern using my scrap basket of 1″ wide strips of fabric.  On this one, I backed the top with a scrap batting and then … Continue reading

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Pincushion Practice

I have been intrigued watching the social media fascination with the creation of these cute and colorful, pieced miniature quilts disguised as pincushions. I fell in love with this one from V and Co., this one from Fresh Lemons Quilts, and … Continue reading

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Two and a Half Weeks

I just realized this morning that we’ve been back from our “Big Adventure” for two and a half weeks.  It’s feels like we just got back and I’m still playing catch up on the Fall chores around the house.  The … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

“Just can’t wait to get on the road again….”  I can hear Willie Nelson singing this song. We’ve started our “big trip”, the last vacation before school starts. We will be traveling in a loop through the Northwest and Canada, … Continue reading

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Vacation at Wallowa Lake, Books, Art and a Long Board!

We spent ten wonderful days camping at Wallowa Lake, Oregon.  This is a magical place that we have camped at for the past 17 years.  This year we arrived earlier than previous years and the weather was cooler, we had … Continue reading

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Flowers and Quilts

We have been in a heat wave here, upper 90’s for almost two weeks now and still going.  Thank goodness we have a drip system for the cutting garden. And then there is this guy and his two friends. Watching … Continue reading

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