Category Archives: family

What a Weekend!

In Ontario this past weekend, we had an extra day to spend with our families, hence the “Family Day” holiday.  Our family decided to head north to try to find some snow. Now, I know many people dislike winter, but … Continue reading

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Summer’s Over, Back to Routine

I hear it all the time, “Where did the time go?”  Now, I find myself saying it!  With summer vacation over, time lends itself to a more structured routine.  Oh, how I love structure!  I had been having a tough … Continue reading

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Personal Post – Bathroom Renovation Complete

I usually post new fabric lines and store news  but, this week, I thought I’d share my bathroom renovation with you instead.  Warning, lots of photos and a very long post! (after) It all started at Christmas… My son and … Continue reading

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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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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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Back to School and End of Summer Recap

This is such an emotional time of year for me. I feel the anticipation (and stress) of getting back to a regular schedule and the profound sadness that my son will be gone from home for the bulk of the … 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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Works in Progress

Life takes many turns and sometimes not for the better.  The past week has been a trying time for my family.  My mother suffered a stroke on Sunday and while she is alive and mobile, her cognitive ability and communication … Continue reading

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