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Much sewing–and thinking about sewing–happened here this week.

I’ve been playing around with quilt blocks made from my new Mary Engelbreit fabrics.  It’s been forever since I pieced quilt blocks, so I needed the practice.  No idea what these will be used for yet.

(The blocks are freebies from Craftsy.)

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Working on replacing the zipper in this orange cycling jersey I made for my honey a couple of years ago.

Note to self:  DO NOT SEW ZIPPERS SO SECURELY.

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Settled on a plan for the barkcloth I got the other day:  (yet another) travel bag, a tote bag for short trips.

I will enlarge this pattern a few inches and maybe add some pockets to it.  If I can be bothered, that is.

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Discovered the solution to the “too many leftovers” problem this week:  put leftovers on grilled pizza and serve ’em again.

This one had grilled marinated chicken and veg from the previous night’s dinner; I just added some green onion and mozzarella for the pizza.

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On Friday, I went over to SCRAP Tri-Cities to volunteer and–what do ya know–they had more Mary Engelbreit fabric.

SEWING THEMED Mary Engelbreit fabric.

I was, of course, helpless to resist.

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I’m setting these aside for the moment since, at last count, I had 5 projects planned (plus 3 more I’m considering:  summer PJs, another BOM, and a scrappy quilt)  And I need to finish the jersey zipper and the blouse I’m making before I get distracted by shiny objects again.

On Saturday evening, my partner and I went out for a walk.  Temp was still close to 90F–summer has arrived here!–but there was a steady breeze off the water and it was very comfortable.

(Enlarge for geese.)

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This is Wade Park in Pasco, looking across the Columbia River toward Kennewick.

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Have an excellent week, everybody, and may the sewing mojo be with you.

STH

ETA:  Corrected date in title.  CALENDARS HOW DO THEY WORK?

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