At Home Challenge, Picking the colors

At Home Challenge, Picking the colors

May 23, 2020

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At Home challenge. Designing the quilt.

At Home challenge. Designing the quilt.

May 23, 2020

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I Got Lost

I Got Lost

April 14, 2020

Sometimes you have to take a detour through your scraps, choose a few to inspire the next quilt, breathe in the fresh air and then begin a new project.

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Organizing fat quarters

Let's Get Together and Organize

April 06, 2020

It may be time to freshen up our fabric collections. Join me as I get organized in my sewing studio.

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What a Difference a Day Makes

What a Difference a Day Makes

April 01, 2020

Overnight the house went to a family of four to a family of seven and how that changed Joy's sewing studio.

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A Room with a View or the Place Where it All Happens

A Room with a View or the Place Where it All Happens

March 21, 2020

For those that know us our house home is a hopping place and furniture and space is moved and adjusted to fit the needs of our family.  This room is our “porch” and it has hosted theater cast parties of 50+, a small wedding reception, birthdays, holiday parties, sewing marathons and just plain quiet time.

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The best laid plans...

The best laid plans...

March 16, 2020

We are a community. We all share the burden of these confusing days.

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2019 its a wrap!

2019 its a wrap!

December 31, 2019

2019 PNQS year in review.

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Retirement? Ummmm...No!

November 22, 2019

Come on along Peeps!  Suzie, Joy, our marvelous staff and I are going to take you on another exciting experience as we travel down the PNQS road into the future!  Guaranteed smiles ahead.

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Fall Travels (or back & forth to the shop on County 1!)

Fall Travels (or back & forth to the shop on County 1!)

October 26, 2019

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My Secret Garden - Block 6 with Brenda

My Secret Garden - Block 6 with Brenda

April 05, 2019

It’s time for our last block!  I cut this one out quickly with my Accuquilt cutter and the 6” Qube.  Many people think that with a 6” Qube, you are limited to 6” blocks, but I hope this quilt along has shown that there are many possibilities when you combine the shapes.  This 12” block has over 70 pieces!  The center section is a bit smaller than the other blocks so I did end up cutting the small triangles and rectangles with a ruler and rotary cutter.  Here is the block all cut and ready to be sewn.

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My Secret Garden - Block 6 with Joy

My Secret Garden - Block 6 with Joy

March 28, 2019

Here we are on the final block. Our time together has flown past. Ideally, slightly darker fabric for the beige choice would have provided a more floral looking block. However, in this color choice the navy takes the front stage in the design choice.

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