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What a Decade it has Been | Goals for 2020

I am still having a difficult time with the fact that we are on the brink of a new decade! I am not a young newly married women fresh out of grad school anymore. I am now a well seasoned wife, mother, runner, quilter, sewing teacher, and general outdoor enthusiast.

It is amazing how much can change in 10 years. I became a mom to two awesome girls. I took up quilting to help heal after a miscarriage and never stopped quilting. Quilting has gotten me through some tough times. I started running again and even completed a half marathon, which has been on my bucket list for awhile. Now I can't imagine life without some running. I am excited to see what is in store as we start a new decade.

I really love having a list of goals/things I want to accomplish during the year. Whether they are big goals or just I've been meaning to do this but just haven't made the time kind of goal. I did look at my list of this year and was actually quite surprised to discover that I completed 14 o…

Lisbon Pouches | A Finished Project| Scrap Project 10 & 11

One of these days I will have a finished quilt to share, but I just haven't made the time to finish any. Plus this time of year, I love a quick project that I can finish in one sewing session. So these Lisbon Pouches by SOTAK Patterns are that perfect quick project.


My oldest daughter has been asking for a wallet like pouch for awhile now as she has been earning money from loosing tooth and doing additional chores than her usual. So when trying to find a pattern that would work, I remembered the Lisbon Pouch and with the two zippers I thought it would be perfect.


And if I make one for my oldest daughter, that means I better make one for the youngest as well! So two quick zip pouches in an afternoon, made with scrap fabric, interfacing, and leftover zipper ends!


I love Svetlana's patterns, so clearly written and easy to follow. I have so many of her patterns, that I sew up constantly. Useful patterns that create function items that work well for daily life!


Now I just have to …