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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, 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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Category Archives: embroidery/applique

Halloween bag

I love my homemade bags, but they do wear out fairly quickly.  I thought a fun way to get a little bit more time out of my bags would be to rotate them more frequently by adding in some seasonal purses.  My little trick or treater ghost made his way into a practical bag.

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mushroom mug rug

Our guild is doing a swap today, and the theme was a spring mug rug.  I’m in love with this gnome fabric, and hope my partner is, too! When I lived in England we had about 70 other American families living in our cluster of towns that were all there working for Boeing, too.  We […]

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ghost quilter

A friend of mine was asked to make a quilt block for a wedding quilt for her nephew.  She asked me to make it on her behalf, threatening the use of puffy paint if I declined.  So, since this quilt block won’t have any particular special meaning, I figured it better be just plain awesome.  […]

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