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Friday, June 23, 2017




Rainy beach morning looking for sea turtle tracks indicating turtle nests. Females lay the eggs then leaves them buried in the sand  to hatch on their own 45 to 55 days later.

Solstice

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This is mostly Pat Sloan's Soltstice pattern, but I have also added orphan blocks from my failed attempt to making "Just takes 2" a 2010 by Brenda Papadakis and Gay Bomers sew along.  I think it is a nice combination of blocks.  Oh also the feathered star block is made from Marti Michell templates and not included in either sew along.

Happy Sewing, Kim

Sunday, February 19, 2017

En Provence

Bonnie Hunter is tying up the loose ends of her annual mystery quilt " En Provence" with a linky party.  Go check out all the beauties that have been made!

Mine is still a work in progress, I added a center pink block to match the star points, I'll add a small blue border before it is finished.  I also added an extra row to make it large enough for a queen sized bed.

Thank you Bonnie for another Great Mystery :0),
Happy Sewing ,
Kim


Friday, February 17, 2017

Giveaway time :0)




Jackie is part of a great giveaway.........don't miss it!
The splendid sampler :0)

Oh by the way her fabric is so fabulous, and her classes, threads, patterns....
well you get the picture.

Happy Sewing and good luck,
Kim

Friday, February 3, 2017

Catch of the day.

Rainy here in Sunset Beach today but I decided to take a beach walk anyway.
I had the whole beach to myself except for the birds :0)
Here are some of the treasures  found on my 3 mile walk.


 From left to right:
jingle
auger
baby ear
lettered olive

Doll clothes


Having fun making a coat, hat, mittens, scarf and corduroy pants for my granddaughter's doll.  Just have to make a sweater for her.....after all it is very cold in Michigan!

I'm posting my finish on Crazy mom quilts.....did you finish anything this week?

Happy Sewing,
Kim

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Baby quilt and bunny going off to baby Emmett grandson of my Dear friend Carol  

Bye bye baby bunny I had fun making you  :0)
Happy Sewing friends!

Free stuff :0)

Temecula quilt co has the cutest little quilt pattern to give away....just go their site and download it.
Love this site and their generous patterns for free,,,,,,also their shop sells super adorable kits.
Lisa Bongean's triangle  gatherings......mine are made up of  2inch squares.  I might do this one in larger size in blues or scraps
This is a free sew along too.

Happy Sewing, Kim

Monday, January 30, 2017

Winter Solstice

Pat Sloan Is having a sew along, one block a week throughout the solstice......have you joined in?

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I am enjoying the once weekly released block and keeping up :0) Come on join in you know you want to!  Happy Sewing, Kim

Monday, December 19, 2016

Clue 4 nearly done :0)

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Making progress on Bonnie's Mystery Quilt!  It's the most wonderful time of the year!!!
Merry Christmas!  And a blessed 2017 to you all, Kim

Friday, December 16, 2016

Christmas quilts

Going to a special little girl for Christmas

Off to our dear friends home for Christmas

So glad to get these quilts done and mailed for Christmas time giving.
Merry Christmas to all,  Kim

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Finishes

 A sofa quilt made from nine patches.
This is a string quilt made by my  quilt guild and I put it together over the weekend.  I t will
be donated to a firehouse in Brunswick County.
 Happy Sewing, Kim

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Great nephew quilt

My niece being given away by her younger brother a year after their father died
  ( my brother),
Baby quilt for my nephew's son Evan born a few months ago with a bunny rabbit made from  one of my
brother's dress shirts.! Welcome to the world Evan :0)

Monday, October 31, 2016

Alletaire

Presentation  of the wedding gift

Bonnie Hunter's 2015 mystery finished just in time for my nieces wedding

I finished the binding on the car trip to the wedding :0)  Congratulations Johnny and Christina!

Monday, September 26, 2016


Jenny Doan with Missouri Star Quilt Co. will be showing some of her beautiful quilts and telling us her secrets of how she made them.


And a good time was had by all!



Large horseshoe crab seen on the beach yesterday.....tip of my shoe
Gull and pelicans
 shown for reference.
low tide on the intracoastal

  •  Horse shoe crabs are not true crabs, and are more closely related to terrestrial spiders than blue crabs.
  • Often called "living fossils," horseshoe crabs have existed for more than 300 million years.
  • Although their spikes and spines may look dangerous, horseshoe crabs are harmless.
  • Just like other arthropods, horseshoe crabs must molt to grow. They leave their old shells behind and grow a new, larger shell.

Saturday, September 10, 2016



Good Morning Sunset Beach

Sunday, July 24, 2016

doll quilt


Practicing my machine quilting, this was done with a walking foot at slow speed.  Happy Sewing, Kim

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Finished just in time!

The graduate loved his new quilt! I used scraps from his baby quilt too.
Happy Sewing, Kim

Monday, May 30, 2016

Graduation Quilt

The layout

Pin basted

adding some simple quilting

I now have the binding on and will try to get it finished in time!
Happy Sewing, Kim