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Quilting on A Dime: Backing a Quilt for Less Than $10

So, I know backings are a hot button issue in some circles, but for the most part, the fun part of making a quilt is piecing the front. By the time it comes to back and quilt, I often find … Continue reading

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Impossible Things Before Breakfast

One of my favorite quotes from Alice in Wonderland captures perfectly what I’m feeling as I type this. It feels a bit unreal. If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you know designing quilt patterns has been a long-time … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Love

Things have been a bit busier since our Ella-bug has joined the Westwood Acres team. She spends quite a lot of time in our shop during the week and unfortunately (fortunately?) I do not spend a lot of time in … Continue reading

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You Can Do Hard Things

At a summer party today, I sat down and started talking to a friend expecting her first babe. And I realized that some things are never talked about, but should be. Because pregnancy is such a beautiful time for some … Continue reading

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The Best of Times

    Welcome to the world, little girl! Our little Elliott Estelle (Ella) has arrived and we couldn’t be happier. She is healthy, sweet, and loves to be tucked up under your chin. And she smells amazing 😉 We are … Continue reading

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Friday Flowers

For the first time, I feel pretty while expecting. My due date is just around the corner and while I am so excited to meet this little girl, (and I won’t mind not being elbowed from the inside), I think … Continue reading

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Organizing! My New Sewing Space

I’ve posted a few pictures of my sewing space on Instagram lately and I’ve had requests for a tour of the little space I create in. My favorite feature of our new house was this quirky little room that is … Continue reading

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Think Pink! A Gender Reveal Photo Shoot How-To

Family pictures are one of my favorite things. My husband, not so much. My kids are definitely not fans, but they occasionally smile for the camera. But I got an idea to do this photo shoot and I couldn’t NOT … Continue reading

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Three Little Finishes (and a work in progress!)

Getting that sweet little baby quilt finished made me take a second look at my work in progress pile. I don’t want to air all my faults, but I have a tendency to start gorgeous quilts and put them away … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns Quilt Tutorial: Liberty Blog Hop!

There have been so many great projects in this Liberty blog hop, and I’ve loved seeing what everyone has come up with! Today, I’m sharing my little tutorial for a block I call Hot Cross Buns. It’s one of my … Continue reading

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