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A Chevron Baby Quilt

At last! I am quilting again and it feels SO GOOD! All that I have left to do on this sweet chevron baby quilt is find the perfect zebra flannel to use for binding. I used a layer of flannel as the batting so it is flannel on the top, flannel in the middle and flannel...

Hazelnut deux and Friends Holiday Boutique

‘Tis the season – craft and art fairs everywhere! I have been involved in a few in the past few weeks and now it is time for the annual Hazelnut deux and Friends Holiday Boutique. I am so excited to have some new women joining us this year. We will have...

Quick quilts for Christmas gifts!

Over at The BadAss Quilters Society there was made mention of the fact that there are just a little over two months before Christmas. What?!? Thankfully, there are some pattern suggestions for quilts that can be made in just a day (if you are really diligent)! I have...

Goodwill rehab

I was on a treasure hunt at our local Goodwill and found a sweater that I really liked. The color was great, it was washable Merino wool and it was baggy. I wanted something that wasn’t too clingy and since it was a man’s sweater, it fit the bill. I knew I...

I have been taken hostage by Pinterest!

Anyone notice I have been MIA from blogging? I have a bunch of projects front and center right now so blogging about it has gone to the very back burner. Since pinning on Pinterest takes just a couple of seconds I am posting bits and pieces to my Pinterest boards. I...

Tree skirt sewing (and disaster averted!)

This past weekend I spent four days with some of my favorite women friends at my sister’s beautiful beach house in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. It was a wonderful! We spent many hours laughing, eating and solving most of the world’s problems (!) but I also...

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce

Today was tomato sauce making day! I am overwhelmed with tomatoes and I want to make my own sauce to freeze and use later. I found a great recipe here for making slow roasted tomato sauce. One is oven roasted and the other is slow roasted in a crock pot. I tried the...

Halloween Quilt

This is the quilt that I decided to finish last weekend. I started it last year using some Halloween novelty fabric I picked up at Joann’s. All the blocks were complete. I just needed to put the blocks together and quilt. I decided to do a QAYG technique. I...
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Suzan

Hi! I am Suzan and I live in a very small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. I began my sewing journey when I was 14 years old and made my first dress. After moving to Pennsylvania I discovered quilting and realized how much I enjoyed working with fabric and design. Learn more about me here.