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About msminnesota

I'm a wife, mom of two (one blue, one pink), and I work full time. Our family loves to camp, and we're often on mini adventures during the summer. My fall/winter/spring/rainy day hobby is quilting. I started about 10 years ago, then put everything away when The Blue One was born. A few years ago a good friend decided to take up this 'hobby' and I've been back at it ever since. She's my partner in crime (A.K.A. 'the enabler'). I have no aspirations of becoming a quilt designer - I'm just not that good at geometry (I rely on my math major/computer programmer husband to help with piecing backs at times!). This little blog is my way of chronicling my quilting adventures. Occasionally I post about non-quilting things as well. Thanks for stopping by. Don't forget to say HI! IG: wannabequilter

WIP Wednesday – Feb 2016

Although I haven’t been doing much blogging, over the past few months, I’ve been trying to keep on sewing.  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been slowly assembling my Quilter’s Planner Cover.  I feel like I’m moving in slow … Continue reading

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I Know, I Know…

It’s been two and a half months since I last posted.  (I feel like I’m in a Catholic confessional.) Life got a little busy after my last post.  Immediately after the fall retreat was Glamp Stitchalot, and that was pretty … Continue reading

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Retreat Recap

It was fall retreat weekend this weekend and I didn’t get as much done as I had hoped.  I had big plans to make lots of progress on the Moda Modern Building Blocks kit I’ve had for over a year. … Continue reading

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Glamp Stitchalot Project Bag

I’m excited to be heading to Michigan for the first Glamp Stitchalot next month.  In exactly a month, holy cow!!  I signed up for the swap, my first ever, and I’m glad I did.  It’s for a project bag, and … Continue reading

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The Week of Three Finishes

I finished two quilts in 2014.  Just two.  It was a sad state of affairs, I must say. But this week I finished THREE.  Yes, three in one week.  Take that, 2014! They are finishes 5, 6 & 7 for … Continue reading

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Mom, you have a package!

A couple of fabric deliveries this week – one I ordered in May (Sweetwater Varsity quilt kits for The Blue One and The Pink One):   The second delivery of the week was the backings for the above kits (they’re … Continue reading

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Backing, Binding, and Stashing, Oh My!

This weekend was only the second weekend all summer that I was home all weekend, and I sure did put my time to good use. First up – borders onto the Wishes quilt top, and then piecing the backing together. … Continue reading

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