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!

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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FINISHALONG 2020

Every year around this time I make an effort to tidy up my sewing space.  Generally it is a chaotic workspace with several projects going on at one time. Over the years I’ve started projects, and for one reason or … Continue reading

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Book Work

Some people iron as they need something to wear, I iron on Sunday morning.  And I sit while I’m pressing away with the television on.  Most Sundays I am entertained by Jane Pauley as I watch Sunday Morning.  This has … Continue reading

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Cooking Rotation

As I was sitting down to dinner a couple of weeks ago, I noticed that my dinner rotation needed some updating.  I don’t know about you, but I tend to depend on six or seven standard recipes that I rotate … Continue reading

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Kinship Fusion

This was a huge undertaking for me to actually commit to 100 blocks in 100 days.  One of the reasons it was such a big undertaking is that I had just finished the Trinkets sew-a-long only about a month before. … Continue reading

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A Stitch at a Time. A Little Progress

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There was progress in August!

Several small finishes feels like real progress! Continue reading

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