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Since my last post, there has been construction happening on several fronts.

The most obvious is the new look of my blog site. There are still many kinks to iron out on that front. "Techno Wizardry" is as alien to me as sewing and quilting are a natural extension of who I am. Since I'd rather be quilting any day, the blog rework is a bit of an ordeal but it is slowly coming together.  (If my 3 year old granddaughter could read, she probably would have had the rework up months ago!)

That having been said, I will start posting again in the next couple of weeks, ironing out the rest of the kinks along the way.

However, throughout the drama of my computer trauma, the sewing machine has been running overtime, happily quilting. And my hands, not idle either, are working on new boutis pieces.

Here are a few pics of some of the projects that have been keeping me busy.

A doll quilt and vintage doll bed were under the tree at Christmas.
The star blocks are left-over from my grand daughters baby quilt and the cradle was made by my father for my daughter 30 some years ago.

Several silk samplers are on the go where I'm experimenting with everything from under linings to stitching patterns. The next few blog posts will discuss some of my experiments and the results.


A wall hanging, now finished, is shown here in progress. More about this quilt at a later date.


The pattern for our bed quilt should be ready to commit to fabric by the end of this week.
Finally!

The rosettes on the Notre Dame Boutis have been completed.
Now I must decide whether to add embroidery to any of it; and what colour? Maybe this is the year to give this piece some TLC.


I'm also working on several easy boutis patterns that will find their way into a kit at some point.

So, as I continue to iron out the kinks of the new layout, I will be posting again more regularly. Thanks for checking in.


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