Needles and a Pen » Knitting, Sewing, and Nursing School

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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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Category Archives: WIPs

A little bit of sewing

The biggest thing I did this year was this: I finished all of my nursing school prerequisites with a 4.0 and got a job as a CNA at the birth center of our local hospital.   And also I kept up to date with Project Life, which anyone can tell you is a miracle. (This is […]

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checking in with my paper pieced diamonds

***Cool announcement:  the subscribe by email feature in the sidebar to the right is now working!*** Look at this poor little neglected blog!  It was a busy summer that included a week-long evacuation from a wildfire that we thought for a few days had destroyed our home (I even had a blog post planned out […]

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save me from myself

I have officially joined the ranks of the crazy people.  I am actually giving serious thought to ripping off a quilt’s binding, making new continuous bias binding, and sewing it on again.  I think this might be unnecessary.  Help me decide. Here’s the deal–with this quilt I thought the purple binding was a no-brainer.  I […]

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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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progress

I think if I can snag another 2 hours to work on this project tomorrow I’ll be able to finish this top!

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