Two weeks to go until my biggest bazaar, and my sewing machine is in the shop... I have a couple of really basic ones, so I will have to see what I can do. I've also had 4 offers for machines to borrow, I have nice friends! I think I can do everything but free motion with what I have, but I've been amazed to see how many card designs have free motion on them, probably 95%... I've also been getting some organizing done. I have a quilt retreat coming up so I made myself a bunch of 'kits' with parts for different batches of cards in them. I've also been teaching my kids how to use Microsoft Access so they can help with bookkeeping! It's been good to be forced to do some things I usually put off, and it's kind of a challenge to see what I can do with what I have, although the timing could have been better :-) I've also been tempted by a sewing machine sale that is going on, I could use a spare and another good one to use when people come over to sew, which has been a lot lately. Even if I do that, it may not be set up in time to help my current crisis though :-)
Beret Nelson's On The Trail Creations Blog Page
I am a homeschooling mom of three fun kids, who are now old enough that I have a little time to pursue my passion for sewing! After several years of making quilted cards and art quilts, I'm now designing kits and patterns. Some of my designs have been in Keepsake Quilting and Art Quilting Studios magazine! I teach classes online, and am starting to do more traveling and teaching. I also have many tutorials, including some on YouTube. I am blessed to live in Alaska where I am surrounded by the inspiration provided by the beauty of God's creation!
Free card pattern and also an e-book, and a quilt planning checklist!
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I am also an independent distributor for Plexus supplements, since I credit them with enabling me to be healthy enough to do all these fun things! They target blood sugar and gut health, which are at the root of so many modern health issues. E-mail me for more info, or check out my website! I am as passionate about getting people healthy as I am about getting people creating :-)