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Sewing Away… & Thanksgiving Sale!!

I finally finished up all 25 of my Home Lovin blocks and started assembling the quilt top! I’m SO excited and so happy with how it turned out! I shared lots of pictures on Instagram if you want to check them out… otherwise I will be sharing here on the blog soon.

Though now that the bulk of that project is done I did end up putting it aside to tackle 3 of the quilts I had previously cut out and have had sitting patiently near my sewing machine.

Today was one of those days where I basically took the day off from life and glue basted and sewed the day away! It was fantastic!

early morning sewing session

I woke up super early this morning (as in ~5am early), and instead of my usual stay-in-bed-for-a-couple-more-hours-convincing-myself-that-I’m-still-resting routine, I decided to get up and get started! This is where I was at by about 8 am… a stack of about 200 blocks glue basted and ready to sew, and the stack in the bottom front that I finished glue basting during the course of the day.

I did get most of it sewn today. It seems slow going, but the blocks are very simple with only 6 sections at the most, so once I’m done it’s done!

I love chain-piecing my paper piecing! It took a few years to get over the tediousness of it, but now it’s the only way I feel like I can get things done is to just push through it! Plus it feels meditative to be in a rhythm of doing the same thing over and over again.

chain piecing paper piecing

All the templates get bunched up from the “chain piecing”. πŸ™‚

I’m making 3 different quilts using my Rockstar pattern – 2 will be similar designs, but the 3rd is completely different. 2 of the quilts will be for my children, and 1 for the couch in our formal living room. We’re all pretty excited to finally be getting these made. πŸ™‚

flash sale

Did you hear the news???

It’s not really a flash sale, but it is a SALE! A Thanksgiving Sale/Black Friday Sale/Cyber Monday Sale all in one!

Now until Dec 2nd at midnight, all patterns are 30% OFF – That’s HUGE! You won’t see that discount again for a long time!

AND all my destash fabric is 10% OFF!

I started the sale a day early this year so you could hop over now and take advantage of it before you got too busy with the holidays! I’m always missing sales during holidays because I’m off spending time with family! So if you’re like me, hopefully this will help!

Love ya!

And THANK YOU for your support, kind words, amazing feedback, and all the love! You are the BEST! And I wish you a very happy holiday and a wonderful rest of your week! May you find all the best deals. πŸ˜‰ And even more important be filled with joy and love as you are with your family and friends and those you love!

love Diane
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