Category Archives: personal post


Today I had to say goodbye to my most loyal and trusted friend, Tango. Thirteen years ago, this sweet bundle of fluff came into my life and ever since has been my confidant and trusted companion. I have laughed a little … Continue reading

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I’m Published!

A while back, I wrote up a tutorial for pillow shams that match this quilt. You can read the full tutorial here. Next week, you will see the tutorial in the Winter 2016 edition of Canadian Quilter’s Magazine! Can you believe … Continue reading

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Gotta Love that Feelin’

I love that feeling when I’ve finished a task that has been on my “To Do” list for a long time. This is what I finished! This quilt was requested (way back) in January!  It has been haunting me ever … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Finishes, customer quilts, Fabric, FMQ, personal post, quilting, sew my stash | 8 Comments

Reveal of “Two Sides, One Quilt”

After many months of hiding and the occasional sneak peek on Instagram, I can finally reveal the finish of the double-sided quilt, “Two Sides, One Quilt”! From the first blocks to the finished quilt, this has been a labour of … Continue reading

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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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New Adventures in Sewing!

There’s going to be some new sewing adventures over here at Pin Pricked Fingers! After a dear friend of mine made this awesome knit top for me using Abundance Monsoon by Art Gallery Fabrics. I decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreamin’, Civil Rest

So, you know that old saying about the shoemakers’ kids having no shoes?  Well, that is also kind of true for this quilter.  I have probably made about 30 – 40 quilts in the past two years or so but had … 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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