David Bowie/Aladdin Sane Appliqué Pattern

I designed this appliqué pattern to pay homage to the iconic cover of David Bowie's Aladdin Sane album. I was working on a quilt for a friend and wanted to include a few pillows to send along with it. Being an avid Bowie fan, I decided she needed to have an Aladdin...

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Knitting Project: A More Ladylike Riff on the Man Hat

There is a cold snap forecast to hit Topeka next week so I decided to bust out hats for a pretty awesome couple I know through Silverbackks. Kim's hat is detailed on this post and Ami's is on another. I tend to prefer designs more on the minimal side, with less lace...

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Knitting Project: Aguas Windschief for Ami

This, my friends, was the first knitting project that I've really enjoyed in a very long time. Love the yarn. Malabrigo Rios in a gorgeous colorway. Love the pattern. The Windschief is a fairly quick knit that allows for some mindless knitting while still having...

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Recipe: Cornbread for a Crowd

This is not the prettiest picture of cornbread you'll ever see. It was, however, pretty tasty. However, this past weekend, I cooked enough bean soup and baked enough cornbread to feed 235 people. I was tired, y'all, so pretty pictures weren't at the top of my list....

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Will We Ever Kill The Bug? (Part 4)

At long last, the VW quilt is done. As I type this, it is on its way to my brother. So, whew. One less WIP in the craft room. Here is the finished project: I have mixed feelings about this quilt. I have to admit that I nearly cried when it came back from the longarm...

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Mano’s KC Chiefs Quilt

I have been a quilt finishing fiend lately. This is one that I made for a friend to give to her hubby for Valentine's Day. It was gifted a bit early and she reports that it was a hit! The particulars: Finished Size: Approximately 66″ x 86″ Pattern: No pattern....

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Scarlett’s Layers of Charms Quilt

I cannot believe that I forgot to take a picture of the finished quilt. But there you have it! This quilt is #1 in a series of 6 for the children of a friend. (I'm posting the first few out of order!) This is for the newest sprout, a sweet baby girl named Scarlett....

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Lochlan’s Radio Way Quilt

And another one is in the books! One of my ongoing projects is making a quilt for each one of a good friend's children. She has 6 sprouts so this will be going for a while! I started with the youngest, a newborn, and am working my way up to the oldest. This is #2 in...

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Recipes: Assorted Sauces for Pulled Pork

It was a picnic lunch kind of day in my office today. See, I'm kind of the self-appointed cruise director around here. I made myself in charge of feeding everyone when I feel like it and nobody really seems to complain. Just the opposite... I can always count of the...

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Recipe: Beer Cheese Soup

I feel the need to make a confession. I am an ingredient snob. And, so, I feel a little guilty about this soup. Velveeta. Cream of soups. Eek. BUT... this is quick and OH so good. It really hit the spot today as we're bunkering down in the face of an impending ice...

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