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Happy Mother’s Day to all the mums in the UK.  It’s our day today!  🙂

I’ve been sewing a lot this week, but no real quilting activity except to piece a few blocks on several different quilt tops.

My big sewing project this week was making an Egyptian mummy costume for my younger daughter, and I used 1.5 yards of muslin from my quilting stash for that.

Here are my totals for the year so far:

Bought this week: 0
Bought year-to-date:  9.75 yards
Used this week:  1.5 yards
Used year-to-date:  18.75 yards
Used (net):  9 yards

Happy Quilting!

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Today in the United Kingdom,  it is Mother’s Day.  Traditionally known as “Mothering Sunday,” it always falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent, and the date and month can vary from year to year.

It is believed to have originated in the 16th Century, when people would visit their “mother church” on that particular Sunday and would then say that they had gone “a-mothering.”  Later,  it became the one day a year when domestic servants were given the day off from work to go home and visit their mothers.  They would gather wildflowers along the way to (more…)

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