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About 12months12quilts

I am an educator and sewing teacher, crafting away in The Bay Area, CA.

It’s in the Bag!

I have been on a sewing bender these last few weeks, but am still frustrated by the lack of a system to keep me on track.  I finally realized that the right system has been staring me in the face.  … Continue reading

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Forced Sewing

I’m almost halfway through my first month of sewing everyday and it has been a trial in ups and downs.  Some days, I am eager to get to my projects, but others I’m like a kid who doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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New Year, New Plan

When I started this little project last year, I had the lofty goal of making 12 quilts in 12 months.  Well, I didn’t quite make it.  I completed two quilts (The Cat Quilt and The Baby Quilt) and have two … Continue reading

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Huzzah!

It took about 10 hours of painful hand sewing, but the top of the Kol Shofar Family Quilt is DONE!!!  All I need to do now is pick out the backing fabric and get it together! I also picked up … Continue reading

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Long Time No See

Yes yes, I know.  I have not posted in ages.  I’ve been going through fits and spurts of creativity and didn’t want to have the same updates of little to no news.  So I decided to wait until I was … Continue reading

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Adventures in Honeymooning- Part 3

Sunday, June 19- We had a relaxing afternoon on the beach (only to be chased off by a couple having sex in the pool behind us, and the arrival of the “woo” girls).        When we got back to the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Honeymooning- Part 2

I had planned to write this later in the day, but as the generator has already kicked on once, I figured that it was better to write sooner rather than later! Saturday, June 18th- Finally woke up feeling good!  I … Continue reading

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Adventures in Honeymooning- Part 1

The weeks leading up to my honeymoon were crazy.  I mean truly crazy.  Both my jobs had programs with fast deadlines, we were planning the Synagogue wedding party and trying to get ready to leave for a 10 day trip.  … Continue reading

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Did You Dance?

Yesterday was a very long day, but it also gave me a big gift- the nudge I needed to get back into my sewing box!  I participated in a training for Jewish Educators who work with teens, and our Jewish … Continue reading

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Creative Ennui

I’ve been in a state of creative ennui for last month and have done zero quilting.  I think the combination of the wedding craft craziness and getting costumes together for Wizard of Oz has tapped my resources for the time … Continue reading

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