Author Archives: divadiversion

About divadiversion

Creative procrastinator. Cock eyed optimist. Family historian - with the story being the important part. Quilt coach, lecturer and creator. Scrapbooker, card maker. Modern vintage. Wine lover. Explore new places, let's travel - let's go!

Fabulous Friday Finishes

Yup, I’m bragging a bit.  Tooting my horn and Terry’s too!  I got this back and bound and it’s hanging in my bedroom. Sharp Dressed Man was pieced last year.  The circles are made from neckties that have been sewn … Continue reading

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Third Quarter FINISHALONG – The List

  It’s all a balancing act.  So maybe this quarter I take a more “balanced” approach to what I can finish and what I want to finish.  I’ve noticed a trend that I have a lot to carry over from … Continue reading

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“She had high hopes, high apple pie in the sky hopes”

  I am willing to admit that my 2nd Quarter List was a bit hopeful.  Did I make as much progress as I had hoped?  No.  Did I stick to my plan?  No.  In my defense I did make some … Continue reading

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Work in Progress Wednesday

Let me begin by saying it’s been quite an exciting couple of weeks. I’ll explain. As I was going into my sewing room about 2 weeks ago, I looked through the door and my ceiling fan and light were on … Continue reading

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Finally a Finish!

Finally a finish!  Kinship Fusion, the 100 Blocks in 100 Days is done.   This was supposed to be my UFO challenge for February, however, there was illness and now it’s complete. There was so much to learn through this process. … Continue reading

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Working It! FAL2020 Quarter 2 List

Decisions, decisions!  With so many projects to work on it’s difficult to decide how to work through them and avoid the desire to start something new.  Although it is probably inevitable, if I can maintain some semblence of focus, perhaps … Continue reading

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Finishalong Quarter One Finishes

Everybody sing, “She had High Hopes, she had high apple pie in the sky hopes!” That being sung, (hahahaha – like what I did here).  In spite of going on a long vacation, I did get a few things moved … Continue reading

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Distracted

It was not my intent to start another quilt.  My intent was to finish quilts and works in progress.  Lots of them. While I was digging around for binding for my Free State Quilt(s), I made a bit of a … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In a.k.a. The Wooly Bully

Don’t Fence Me In, the wool quilt from the first quarter of my Finish-A-Long is done and sent to its forever home.  This quilt was inspired by a photo my daughter Meaghan had found in a Pottery Barn Catalog over … Continue reading

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I’d Be Charmed

My first finish of the year.  And it was not my original plan.  Actually, I didn’t remember my original plan until I found the pattern after I had pieced the quilt together.  That being said it probably would not have … Continue reading

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