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Happiness and Sewing I

Usually my mornings start about 4:30 when my cat Buddha decides I have slept long enough and that it is time for some serious loving. This usually involves purring, pointy little cat feet all over my body, and a wet nose stuffed repeatedly in my face.  This loving reminder of dawn is followed by my…

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My Cozy Village Video Tutorial!

Exciting news! There is now a 45-minute video tutorial for the hand-applique version of My Cozy Village on YouTube! Enjoy! Felicia  

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Project Update: 4-Inch Log Cabin Quilt Blocks

I am so excited to share the progress on this little log cabin quilt that is also the poster child for the new 4-inch Log Cabin templates in my shop. I have been working diligently on this little Log Cabin quilt project for a week or two and am so enjoying the process. As you…

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4-inch Log Cabin Paper Foundations is Now Available

The fascination with Log Cabin blocks is still strong, and I have developed a second template! These super cute log cabin templates are available in the shop.  This one is for small 4-inch blocks with narrow bars measuring just over 1/4″. They are surprisingly easy to sew up and I am rather addicted myself. For…

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How much should you quilt your quilt top?

You may not actually have a problem with the utility quilt at all…it is most likely just some hang-up I got into my head. But I will tell you about it anyway…so maybe you don’t run into the same issue. When I first started quilting, I would just use my walking foot to straight line…

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Log-Cabin Paper Foundation Now Available

I have had some much positive feedback on the yellow and white log cabin quilt that I posted about a couple of weeks ago that I decided to print the 7-inch paper foundation templates into booklets and make them available in my shop. The template measures exactly 7-inches. The templates includes markings for  the 1/4-inch…

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A Little Cross-Stitch Project

Took some time to finish a little cross stitch project that needed to be moved out of the UFO pile. The pattern is called “Holly” by Notforgotten Farm. I used a 36count Straw linen from Weeks Dye Works. It was such a nice and calm day in my studio. I am trying to not feel guilty…

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Morning Moods: Spring in the studio

It’s spring here in Phoenix and I am LOVING the swirl of roses in the garden (I was very diligent with the fertilizer back in February). Reality is that I spend much more time in my office than in the back yard during the weekdays so I went out this morning and picked a bouquet….

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Win a Free Copy of My Cozy Village!

Today is the last day of the My Cozy Village blog tour! That means that today is also the last day to win a Free Copy of the My Cozy Village pattern pack. See the bottom of the post for entry-information. Last week, when we started this tour on the C&T blog, I showed you…

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Fun Log Cabin with Liberty Hello Kitty

Here is a peek for you of a really fun log-cabin project I have been kinda addicted to for the last few days. I have been hankering to make a sunshine yellow and white quilt for many years and now I am finally doing it! I cut up about 50 different yellowish fabrics so far, with…

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