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    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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Category Archives: pillows

swap mania

I’ve been bitten hard by the swap bug, and right now all projects are swap related–either official swaps or ones I’ve arranged on the side.  Here’s a sneak at some of the projects in work: Yep.  I free motion stitched the eiffel tower for the scrappy mug rug swap.  (And was super impressed when Will […]

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pillow swap time!

Along with the mug rug swap, I signed up for the Pillow Talk Swap.  I have been super excited about it, because it’s a modern swap, with a few more guidelines on the general style of the project.  Having never made a pillow cover, I thought I should do a practice project before diving into […]

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