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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.

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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Knitting Weather

According to local news, Georgia is suffering the third worst winter in recorded history. It is not nearly as bad as we have weathered in our lives especially in Maine and North Dakota. I am savoring it for the times … Continue reading

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Completions Bring Joy

I am feeling pretty joyful. I completed the knitted afghan that I started over forty years go.  This quilt helped me develop confidence in ability to figure out the different patterns. When I started it I only knit the basics; … Continue reading

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Hiccups

Per usual, life has hiccups. Despite these I continue to work toward completion. Work progresses on three projects. I have completed nearly three quarters of the basting on our veteran’s quilt. The challenge here was that some of the blocks … Continue reading

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Action Follows Commitment

The commitment to completions this year has propelled me into action this week. I know, only the first week but change only happens if you start. I tell myself that continuously. Despite some strong challenges, DH ill and a water … Continue reading

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