Category Archives: Embellishments

Heavenly Angels

Another project finished. AND… it’s only taken me eleven years to do so! Some project seem to take forever.

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A ton of online classes!

I grew up and continue to live in Ecuador, a country rich in handicrafts, from weaving to wood carvings to ceramics, and just about anything and everything you could imagine in between. Except for quilting. My knowledge of quilts was reduced to photos from magazines and glimpses provided sometimes in movies. Not enough information to […]

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Floral Collage

Another finished project. Once again, started while still living in Quito. Just needed to be quilted and binding added.

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At long last: a finished project!

Little by little I am moving forward with unfinished projects left on the back burner way too long.

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A little embellishing fun

Well, a full three weeks have gone by before I actually got around to finishing this little project. Family and work do come first, and it’s been busy on those fronts. But I did find a little time this weekend to add some beads and buttons to this little project.

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Time for beads and buttons

July turned out to be an exceptionally busy month. Lots and lots of work. And because we were left without power for a whole week, which involved juggling my whole schedule around, I ended up having to work long hours the last couple of weeks.

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So I’ve finished the little project from the Fabric Fancification class. Now… the whole purpose of taking a class is to learn something new, right? In all honesty, though, there wasn’t much I didn’t already know and wouldn’t have been able to do by myself, without taking this class.

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An embellishment project

One of the things I promised myself when I moved out of town was that with all the “extra” time I would now have I would get a lot more sewing time. Ummm…. that hasn’t quite happened yet, at least not as I expected. But I am moving in that direction now.

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Quick and easy gifts to make from fabric collage

Now that all my *big* gifts are finished, wrapped, and ready to go, I have been focusing on small, quick gifts. You never know… it’s always good to have a few on hand.

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A Christmas sneak peak revealed!

Remember a few days ago I showed you a few images of a couple of projects I was working on? I actually finished them quickly, but putting the tutorials together has taken longer.

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May your bobbin always be full

For this week’s Follow Friday I have a REAL TREAT to share with you? Are you ready? Make sure you have lots of time for this one, because I promise you’re not going to want to move from your seat until you explore this blog in depth.

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Making my own cording

I am easily sidetracked. Which means it sometimes takes me longer to get something done than it should have. On the other hand, sometimes that sidetracking takes me down an interesting path!

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