Category Archives: creativity

Lucky Me!

Back in the day, when it was cool to be on AOL, my handle was OLuckyMe. I no longer have the handle, but I am, indeed, very lucky. Don’t worry; this is not one of those long, gratuitous gratitude posts. … Continue reading

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For the Love of Chai

CHAI TEA RECIPE I find that ready-made chai tea is too light on spices for my tastes so I developed my own blend from spices I had on-hand.  Feel free to experiment with combinations. INGREDIENTS: 9T Black Tea 1t Vanilla … Continue reading

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Happy Feet – Batting edition

If you’ve made even one quilt, you have narrow strips of batting. Sometimes they’re just shy of the size you need for a wall hanging, purse, or anything else. WHAT TO DO? You can join these pieces of batting together … Continue reading

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Fashion – a four-year-old girl’s perspective

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Happy Feet – Quilt Binding Edition

The Problem I hate binding quilts. It’s the one thing about quilting that feels like drudgery to me. It takes a long time to do it the traditional way, and it is difficult to get great results if you do … Continue reading

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The Sun Never Says, “You Owe Me.”

Inevitably, when I mention solar as an energy source, someone–usually my brother–will tell me that using the sun as an energy source isn’t feasible.  My retort is always, “We’re killing ourselves and everything on the planet.  If we want electricity, … Continue reading

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Lipstick? What’s that?

I saw this lipstick case at a garage sale and bought it to use as a headphone case. Instead, I discovered that it is the perfect size to hold my Voyager 17 longarm bobbins! Funny that it never occurred to … Continue reading

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Taking the Longarm by the Horns

This weekend I had the joy of visiting with a long-time friend. Syma finished her first quilt, and asked if she could come over to quilt it on my frame. Of course, the answer was YES, since that meant that … Continue reading

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Stay Cool!

The heat wave continues, but our hero the demon baby has found a way to keep cool! Happy Independence Day to those who live in the USA!

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Weeding Hell

Demon baby likes weeding about as much as I do.

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