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Holiday Trip Around the World

This holiday weekend my husband and kiddos have been obsessed playing a new video game together.

Which happily has given me time for my own obsessions.

I started a new embroidery which I’m totally in love with.

And I since there has been so much lovely inspiration all over the quilty blogospere, I jumped aboard the Scrappy Trip Around the World party.  Better late than never, right?

Now I get why everyone seems to be getting their quilts done so quickly.  A trip around the world is so fast and fun.

And yes, completely addicting.

Part of the addiction is that I’m loving the colors and fabrics I’m using.  They are mostly scraps… and a few new fabrics I picked up last week.

Most of my fabrics are 30′s reproductions, with a few Denise Schmidts, some Lecien Old New, and other scraps thrown in.

I’m still debating how many blocks to make, but I suspect I won’t mind making this a bigger quilt.

If you haven’t started your own trip and want to… I used the wonderful Quiltville tutorial found here.

Now if you’ll excuse me while I finish drying my eyes after last night’s Downton Abbey episode.

I’ve decided that Mr. Julian Fellowes is a bit sadistic.  I mean, I understand the why, but the when?  That was just mean…

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