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Friday, May 27, 2011

Happy Dance!

Oh My Goodness Gracious!  Did you know that me, myself, and I was a guest blogger over at Stash Manicure today?!?!  Holy buckets, totally amazing! Yippie yay! Go on over and check it out ... seriously, I'm so full of bursting with happiness, you don't want to be sitting around here reading when I burst :)

Oh, oh ... but do come back ... :)  I've got some fun things to share ... really, I've been sewing! Imagine that!!  Between preschool field trips and kindergarten field trips and T-ball games, oh and a load of laundry or forty, and dishes, and dinner, .... and well, you get the picture ... well, I've fit in some sewing.... Take a look:

We had a "Hawaiian" themed birthday party to attend ... youngest needed a dress.

Loved this free pattern "Stepping Stones" by Tacha Bruecher over at the Fat Quarterly blog, and I used Sandy Gervais' Lollipop prints for a bright pop of happiness to be added to my front room, or really any room in the house.  The only change I made to the pattern was to add a pop of color, an orange piping, along the binding edge. Love it and will have to make more!


Oh yeah, I also have a couple of little Moda Bake Shop projects going ... they are so close to finished that I want to save taking pictures of them until they are finished ... that way, I'll have more to post about ... ah ha! method to my madness ... hahahahaha


And to each and every one of you visiting me here today, I thank you in sharing in my happy dance today!

Bless you and warm happy heart hugs to you!





13 comments:

Benta At SLIKstitches said...

Hi Wendy. I came ver from Stash Manicure, and wanted to say :Great info, thank you. I can add a tip: if the fabric is too old or unusual to find matching fabric ... Get some of the sheets of fabric that can go through a printer (for labels or photos etc) and photocopy a piece of the fabric from an undamaged section of the quilt, and you gave now created a spare piece of fabric!

Patty D from NC said...

Congrats on Stash manicure quilt. I just LOVE the pillow and the Sweetwater based sewing room you are doing. (Gotta have one myself!)

Coisas da Laura said...

It looks so darling!Just received mine and can't wait to start working on that!

AMKreations said...

Awe, that's awesome! I can see why you're dancing! I love your last block! It's adorable!

Felicia aka Lrnn2sew2@yahoo.com said...

Saw your info on Stash manicure - Wow, I am amazed. I would have probably written off the quilt as unrepairable before I read your tips. Truly unbelievable to me. Great job.

Lee said...

You should be dancing - beautiful work! thanks!

Madame Samm said...

LOVE the dress...ahhhh gosh..that is dahling - the pillow scrumptious..but can we talk your studio...good grief....IT IS AMAZING>>ok, I better get mine started lol...you are shaming me lol..
sew frigging cool lol

JCnNC said...

Hope to get started on my store block very soon. Love the colors and patterns. Judy C

~Laurie~ said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE what you did with your studio!! I just may have to copy you :) I put in my request a few minutes ago - can't wait to get it!!! Thanks for the great idea of the applique - I really do LOVE it!!

Stray Stitches said...

The dress is adorable and your pillow is fantastic! The Studio is going to so cute :)

Anonymous said...

Great information - Thank you Wendy. I was on your site to follow your journey, however, could not find the like buttong on facebook, so just added as a friend. you are one busy lady!
Dee J. - jessibir@hickorytech.net

Lee D said...

Hey there, I saw your MS post!! I too have done some repairing of quilts, but you gave me some more tips!! Cute dress! Have a good weekend!!

StitchinByTheLake said...

Wendy you just amaze me! The dress is as cute as it can be and I love the pillow. I've started my Sewing Room in embroidery but now I'm wishing I'd appliqued it. :) How was this morning? blessings, marlene

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