Cowgirl Critique: Somebody Like You by Beth K Vogt

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I am so excited to share my thoughts on this book with you. From the very first chapter, I knew it was going to be a keeper. YES, it is! What a heart-wrenching, heart-warming story! Haley’s three year marriage to Sam, an army medic, ends tragically when he’s killed in Afghanistan. Her attempts to create … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilt by Simply Retro


After completing the Star Light Star Bright Quilt Along, I must admit that I am pretty tired of Half Square Triangles. I’m also ready for something without a deadline. The Vintage Quilt found in Camille Roskelley’s book Simply Retro fits the bill. Simple, sweet and no half square triangles. It is only 12 blocks and … Continue reading

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Vintage Jane Dress

Minnie Mouse Dress by Sheri Salatin

Several weeks ago, I purchased a pattern from Pink Fig called Vintage Jane Dress and Top. At the time, the pattern was on sale for $2. I wasn’t sure if it was going to be something I could do or not, but at that price, “why not?”. The first dress I made from the pattern … Continue reading

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Star Light Star Bright | Finished Top

star light star bright quilt

Wow, it has been a while since I’ve posted here. I stayed up until midnight on April, but I’m excited to be able to tell you that I DID IT! My Queen/King Quilt top is complete. Here are some pictures to catch you up to speed. Here’s where I last left off: The next step … Continue reading

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Star Light Star Bright | Stars

Sheri Salatin - Star Light Star Bright Stars

A trip to Australia later, it’s time for the Center Stars! I love how these turned out. I almost never iron my seams open on quilts, but I followed Melissa’s advice and found that it really helped to keep the centers lined up and everything flat and even. Here they are all pinned and ready … Continue reading

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Star Light Star Bright | Half Square Triangles

Completed HST's

And I thought there were a lot of Flying Geese! That was NOTHING compared to these. I don’t even know. Too many to count. I did not have a place/table big enough to even lay them all out for a picture. But I did take lots and lots of pictures. This is probably because I … Continue reading

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Star Light Star Bright | Flying Geese

Sheri Salatin - Flying Geese

Step 3 of the Star Light Star Bright Quilt Along is complete! Jan 15 – Intro, Fabric Requirements, and Prizes Announcement Jan 29 – Cutting Feb 5 – Flying Geese Feb 12 – Half Square Triangles Feb 19 – Building Block Centers Feb 26 – Building Block Sides Mar 5 – Building Block Corners Mar … Continue reading

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Star Light Star Bright | Cutting


This week’s assignment was to cut the fabrics. I decided to go with the alternate style block, so I had quite a bit of re-figuring to do, but I think, I HOPE it will turn out. It’s too late to go back now! There is a group of us here in the Shenandoah Valley doing … Continue reading

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Star Light Star Bright | It begins today…

Sheri's Fabric Selection

Today is the day! STAR LIGHT STAR BRIGHT QUILT ALONG at Happy Quilting Time to cut in! I’ll check in later next week with how it’s going…

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Why didn’t I think of that?


Have you ever heard of Spoonflower? It’s an online shop who helps you custom make your own fabrics. Pretty awesome! About a year ago now, I used Spoonflower to make my own labels for my little gift bags. They sent them to me printed on a fat quarter. A dear friend, Erin has a serger … Continue reading

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