Category Archives: 2014 Finishes

Oops, I left you hanging!

Back in early December, I had a giveaway on my Instagram account @pinprickedfingers for reaching 300 followers.  The winner of that draw was @nostalgiaquilter.  Congrats to Brenda. In the meantime, I was very busy getting ready for Christmas and in the … Continue reading

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Wow! Quilt-As-You-Go is Fast!

A fellow quilter and blogger, Quilting in the Rain, that I follow on Instagram had proposed a Quilt-Along (QAL) using the Quilt-As-You-Go (QAYG) method.  I had been wanting to try this method for quite some time but I was at … Continue reading

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Still More Finishes! I’m on a Roll!

What!  Two posts in the same week!  I know I need to be more consistent with my blogging but living my life just seems to get in the way of writing about it.  Anyone relate? Ok, so a while back … Continue reading

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A Couple of Finished Quilts

Last time I teased you with a couple of pictures of my latest finishes.  Now I will let you see them with a bit more detail . The first quilt I finished was a birthday gift for my son (way, … Continue reading

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Teacher Gifts

It’s that time of year again.  Time to thank those folks who teach and guide my son, helping him become the man he’ll be. My son has 7 teachers in his rotation classes.  At Christmas I made (and blogged about) coffee … Continue reading

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A Quilt and a Prayer

A few weeks ago, as I was enjoying a pedicure, my friend told me about a sweet little 5 month old baby girl that has been in hospital for months.  She has a non-operable, non-malignant tumour in her brain that … Continue reading

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Customer Quilt – Done!

So, last time I mentioned I started a website to draw interest for my home decor sewing business.  Well, after just 2 weeks and a bit of word-of-mouth, I have finished my first customer quilt and have a couple orders in … Continue reading

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Where, Oh Where, Has the Time Gone?

Well, faithful peeps!  I sort of went awol on you for a while.  I suppose I needed a bit of down time. Time to recharge after the “never-ending winter”. I have been spending time with my Mom, who is now … Continue reading

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Did I Miss Friday?

The past week has zipped by so quickly and I’ve gotten a lot accomplished but for some reason I have missed blogging my Friday finishes.  I thought I’d take this opportunity to share some of my finishes over the past … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Quilts 2014

   This time every year, I spend a day and piece together squares that the local Kindergarten children draw on with fabric markers.  I baste the quilt sandwich with very large stitches and bind the quilt.  When it’s all done, … Continue reading

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