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  • Welcome to my blog!

    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, 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: January 2014

the knitting obsession

I’ve been knitting up a storm lately and thought I’d share my projects from the last few months! Last night I finished up my “weihnacht socken”–the Christmas socks I knit mainly in Germany and Austria over our Christmas trip.  I had run out of the green yarn that I used at the contrast color but […]

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Quiltmania 2013

In the six weeks between Halloween and our departure for Germany for Christmas with family, I made three quilts.  Three.  It was insanity.  Insanity that was supposed to have been completed well before November, of course…but having to commit to things like a pattern and fabric in a quilt that was JUST RIGHT for each […]

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