Category Archives: quilting

Quilting

Somebody’s getting a quilt for Christmas…  

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Christmas Quilting

It’s happening! A little every day. With help from the cats, of course. See the window beyond my sewing machine? The sky is dark. 5:45 a.m. and I’ve been at it for ages. If I cannot finish it I will … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting

My sewing nook in the back room has gotten a lot of use these past few weeks. My sewing takes place almost entirely during nap times or after little one’s bedtime (I set an alarm to wake myself back up). … Continue reading

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Baked Apples, New Fabric, and Plans

Yum. Filled these apples with sliced almonds, oats, shredded coconut and brown sugar. Autumn is here, and with it comes bread baking, bean soaking, veggie roasting, and all the rest. Here is the first loaf of the season. The standard, … Continue reading

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Why A Farm?

Now I know some of you out there are thinking – why is this blog entitled Erin’s backyard¬†farm? Why not just Erin’s back¬†yard.   Well I will tell you why.   It is because of how we think of things … Continue reading

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Upcoming Crafts

I have finished one chapter in my creating, and I am about to start another. If all goes well, I hope to soon be blogging about: Candle Making Salve Making Baby Quilting Clothes Making (!!! I am so nervous) Home … Continue reading

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Crazy Quilt

Just after I graduated high school, I came across this crazy quilt. I think it is incredibly beautiful. When I first lived on my own with a couple of my girlfriends, I had it as a bedspread on my bed. … Continue reading

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