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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!

Fourth Quarter Plan for the Finish-A-Long

Because I try to learn from my mistakes, the list for this quarter will be shorter. The previous three quarters, I was unable to complete everything on my list. Granted, the lists were optimist at best. The first project on … Continue reading

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But I’m Not Done Yet!

Quarter 3 of the FINISHALONG has come to a close and I’m Not Done Yet!  Things I did get done are Aromatic Rings which I LOVE, and the quilting by Terry Burris Quilting is beautiful. Sharp Dressed Man which I … Continue reading

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Happy Mail

Last week I received some “Happy Mail” from my sister Terry (Terry Burris Quilting).  I send the bulk of my “quilting” to her to do because, well, she does a great job, she can help me express what I see … Continue reading

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Under the Needle on Hobby Hill

It is day 55 of the 100 Days 100 Blocks Challenge.  Many of us are using the same block patterns from last year’s Kinship Fusion offered by Gnome Angel.  This year I’m doing two versions.  One is Sink or Swim … Continue reading

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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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