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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, Project Life scrapbooking, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

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Monthly Archives: February 2013

because I never could resist a bandwagon…

That’s right!  The weekender is on my to do list!  So far I’m only on the quilt-as-you-go panels and so it’s been a jolly stroll in the park.  I know there’s danger ahead though! There’s been a lot of this this week: So I’ve had more time for this: And before I forget, here are […]

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the case of the unblogged quilt

I made this one last year and never got around to blogging it.  A simple patchwork tied quilt with a fleece back. And another little project–a gift for a friend’s little boy.  A coloring book tote.

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2013’s first finished quilt

I hinted at this trip around the world quilt way back last summer and had the top done for MONTHS before knocking this thing out.  I am in love with my orange gamble of a binding.  My mom and I hand sewed this binding on in one evening (while watching Homeland) because when you come […]

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retreat

This weekend was my favorite 48 hour period of the year: my guild’s retreat. Deciding what to work on is the hardest part.  So many fun projects, so little time.  I prioritized a brand new project I’d been dreaming of–joining the Scrappy Trip trend.  I thought it would be the coolest thing in the world […]

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