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WiP Wednesday: Some Sewing For Myself

This past week I have been doing some sewing just for myself. And boy does it feel good to get some of this projects that I have been floating around in my head started.

First, I finally am in the final piecing stages of this queen size quilt for our bed! Of course I ran out of thread on Monday and my order isn't coming in until Wednesday. But at least I got quite a few of the rows and sashing sewn together. Now to just plow through the rest, thinking this will be a nice project to work on in the evenings over the 4th of July weekend.

This week I also cut out a few grocery totes from Michelle Patterns. I LOVE this pattern, I need a bunch more since it is Farmer's Market season and I HATE using plastic bags!

Once I have these sewn together I will now have a small collection in all 3 sizes!

Happy Sewing!

Linking up with Lee from Freshly Pieced for WiP Wednesday!




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