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About Sew Hope Needles

I am an avid needlework aficionado that loves to learn various needlework arts such as cross stitch, needlepoint, sewing, knitting and quilting. I enjoy making these projects for family and friends and as community service projects.

Sew We Start Anew

2017, another new beginning, another chance to move forward and make improvements. With the start of a new job in 2015 and the concomitant changes in routines, needlework took a step back in priority. I have re-learned anew the need … Continue reading

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Sew Hope Needles On! Take TWO

Last time I wrote the roses were just blooming and now coolness of fall appears at the edges of the day. In fact, our almond tree is a little confused and had a single almond blossom amidst the thinning leaves. … Continue reading

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May Flowers

The weather must be perfect for the Knockout Roses as they have been blooming beautifully over the last week or so as the rain has nourished the earth here in Middle Georgia. They must have heard us discussing removing them … Continue reading

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Chaos Reigns

This week on concurrent with DH’s continuing recovery from surgery, a visit from a brother-in-law, some gardening and knitting projects, I did some de-construction in the bonus room in preparation for work from the custom storage installations. The reciprocating saw … Continue reading

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Wow! Two Weeks Already Gone!

Two weeks since last post and it has been tumultuous roller coaster ride. DH had surgery three weeks ago, and was released from the hospital two days later. At the same time our vet informed us that Maggie, our English Springer … Continue reading

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Changes keep a coming, I keep trying to roll with them

More changes are in the air, just as the brisk winds blow away the dreariness of winter here in middle Georgia. My husband is undergoing surgery and the attendant stress ratchets up the anxiety. The anti-dote is needlework. Anything busy … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

Spring is dancing around the edges here. The pear trees are blooming beautifully, daffodils are popping up in the most surprising places piercing the gloom of rainy overcast days of late, foreshadowing the coming sunny days ahead. Life has become … Continue reading

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Life Happens then you …

This past week I continued to research with the help of a trusty yahoo group the issue with my sewing machine/computer to no avail, I lugged it to Atlanta and was able to sit with a machine pro who watched … Continue reading

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Meeting Challenges

This week has been starting, re-starting, stops, challenges. Nothing went very smoothly. I have been working on the Veteran’s Quilt this week and finished stitching-in-the-ditch all the blocks. I searched for all the items needed to quilt the blocks in … Continue reading

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Never Let a Distraction Get You Down

Despite the requirement for me to put my nose to the grindstone of tax preparation, I have spent some time with needles this week <g>.  Persistence and procrastination with the mundane led me to extensively on my prayer afghan, the … Continue reading

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