arajaneo #insideadditionquiltalong blocks for our next #dgslovecircle quilt. I'm smitten. Thanks @alittlegressica for writing up this pattern... it rules! 14h

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arajaneo This baby will climb anything. #dailysolveig 20h

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arajaneo It's tutu Tuesday! Three tutus because two tutus aren't enough. #dailyingrid 2d
  •   kristafleck She is so cute. And sandals? Is it still warm in Seattle? 2d
  •   arajaneo @kristafleck It's cooler again today but I got sandals out to get ready for Hawaii! 2d
  •   kristenballou I'm guessing the metallic sandals bring it all together! 2d
  •   measuredandslow I agree, you can never have too many tutus! 2d
  •   katiebrahmjewett Love this! There's a shirt at Old Navy that says: I'd rather be wearing a tutu. Perfect for today! 2d
  •   onceawingnut So, if you're wearing three tutus, is that a threetu? Hahaha 2d
  •   juliepea Tutu cute! 2d
  •   snailmade @onceawingnut Hahahahhah 2d

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arajaneo I never have insomnia but I find myself completely unable to fall asleep tonight. Blerg. So I'm going to solicit advice about Hawaii! We will be going to Oahu in a week and I'm wondering if anyone has any tips. Great places to eat (we're vegetarian), the best shave ice, what to do with young kids, a few good hikes, the best beaches for someone who hates the sun. Stuff like that. We're staying near Kailua beach, I believe. 3d
  •   ren_tucker We have stayed in Kailua before! Lanikai beach is calm and beautiful. Hanauma bay for snorkeling. Makapu'u is a fun beach too- but the surf can be rough- good for boogie boarding. I don't think it matters where you go for shaved ice, just that you put the snow cap (sweetened condensed milk) on it. 3d
  •   jennthurston Have fun! We went to The Big Island and Kauai so I'm no help. Have a great time, and sorry about your insomnia! 3d
  •   susanolufson @arajaneo can't help with Oahu, if Maui we would have answer's, enjoy your vac!! 3d
  •   susanolufson @mistynnick , could you help out our daughter AraJane? Thank you! 3d
  •   mistynnick Kailua has the nicest beaches. Calm, relaxing . North Shore town has the best shave ice spot on the island. If you ask anyone in North Shore they can tell you exactly when it's at . Not a hard find :) there is so much to do in oahu. I wouldn't worry to much about it. Great island as so much to do. The drive around the island is relaxing within itself. :) 3d
  •   oneshabbychickhawaii What???? We have to try and meet up!!!! Email me akcarrillo at yahoo.com 3d
  •   oneshabbychickhawaii I'll list a few places here though: Kailua has a huge Whole Foods. There's a delicious crepe place called Crepes No Ka Oi in Kailua. And Kalapawai Deli is supposed to be delicious - the restaurant. There's a great Italian place called Baci Bistro. Lanikai Beach (or any beach in Kailua) is probably great for the girls - not a lot of waves. The North Shore has been really big lately (waves). There's a bunch of places to eat on the North Shore too if you make it down this way. Matsumotos is the most famous shave ice place in Haleiwa but I have another one I like more I can send you more options for food too. I'll make a list. Hiking - there's the Makapuu light house. Can't remember if it's paved the whole way? Waimea valley is pretty too. Lots of native plants and at the end there's a waterfall. It's in the North Shore. And on Thursdays there's a farmers market from 2-6? where they mostly have farm fresh food options. Kailua has a farmers market too that I've heard is really good food-wise. 3d
  •   mrshoots We just did the Big Island so no advice on Oahu but I had forgotten how nice the breeze is- temps were in the 80's but felt nice and the eves were really nice so don't sweat the sun, ha! 2d

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arajaneo The last picture I posted of #dailyingrid was over 3 weeks ago when we just started potty training. I'm happy to report that after just one day of accidents this kid has been crushing it. We've had no more pee accidents and only a couple of poo accidents (and none in the last week). I'm so proud of her. 5d

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arajaneo The beginnings of my #fantasticquiltvoyage! Some small things are bugging me about this block, but I'm really trying to force myself to not stress out about the process. (This is coming at you today @knottygnome... sorry I'm a bit late!) 7d

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arajaneo Quilted, bound, labeled, sleeved, photographed... all ready to go to #quiltcon for the special #dogoodstitches exhibit! 1w

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arajaneo At the risk of overgramming my #fantasticquiltvoyage, I just had to show this little swatch page for my sketch book. This is the most satisfying thing I've done in forever. It really helped me see the colors in relation to each other, and also how the scale of the prints work together. I should do this for every quilt! 2w
  •   quirkygranolagirl Gram away! I love this! 2w
  •   allisonsews and it's gorgeous for us to look at too! 2w
  •   sevenpretty So gorgeous! A work of art on its own. 2w
  •   katetherate Such a great idea! 2w
  •   greenleafgoods This is the BEST idea!! I hope you don't mind, I think I might have to copy you! I have been trying to figure out how to get all my colors into my notebook in an effective way, this is brilliant! 2w
  •   arajaneo @greenleafgoods Of course! You definitely should! Plus it's super fun! 2w
  •   mysewcialhour Ok!! I loved this so much I copied too. It will be a fun reminder in the journal of what I started with. You are so smart!! 1w
  •   threelittlepumpkins Great idea!! 5d

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arajaneo Unintentional yellow collection. (Drinking tea while scheduling a haircut and sketching for the fantastic quilt voyage.) 2w

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arajaneo I keep adding to my #fantasticquiltvoyage stack! I know this is too much fabric to send with the quilt, but I just can't help myself. All those Doe prints are just so perfect. 2w
  •   hoosiertoni Looks great! So did you nix the green? 2w
  •   arajaneo @hoosiertoni Thanks! Yeah, I really wasn't going for a rainbow look and I think that's where it was headed with the green. 2w
  •   quirkygranolagirl Yum! 2w
  •   onceawingnut Yeah. I succumbed to Doe's allure while dhopping at my old LQS in Texas. Great prints 2w
  •   mybricole Oh my! So many pretties! 2w
  •   ladyharvatine Love it! 2w
  •   jaceynotjc And the saltines print, too! I just snagged a bit of that as well. Totally love. 2w
  •   arajaneo @jaceynotjc Yes! That saltines print is my new favorite! 2w

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arajaneo #widrn Making rolls from my sourdough starter. Tagged two days ago (two days! I'm such a slacker!) by @onetinyhouse. Thanks for asking, Jessie! How's your starter doing? 2w
  •   modernhandcraft Wow! 2w
  •   kammart You're such a slacker making sour dough from scratch! 2w
  •   jaceynotjc Yum yum yum yum. 2w
  •   gllainhart That sounds so lovely to do. I need to see if bread can be made in the bread maker using a starter. ... 2w
  •   onetinyhouse Yum! Mine is great! I've got a loaf rising right now, for tomorrow. 2w
  •   measuredandslow @arajaneo @onetinyhouse where did you guys get your starter? I think I might be ready to branch out from wheat and french breads but I'm sort of intimidated by sourdough... 2w
  •   onetinyhouse @measuredandslow mine is a wild starter. I followed the directions on the Nourished Kitchen blog, but essentially you start with 1/2 cup flour and 1/3 cup filtered waster, then add that everyday. Leave the lid loose so all the yeast can get in and make it ferment and rise! 2w
  •   arajaneo @measuredandslow I got mine from a neighbor whose sister has a very old starter. If I leave it out I feed it twice a day, but I've been keeping it in the fridge if I'm not going to bake very often and feeding it once a week. 2w

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arajaneo A glorious post-bath mohawk. #dailysolveig 3w

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arajaneo Whew! I finally finished the quilting on this one, which is a good thing since it's heading to Quiltcon. Good thing I love binding. #dgslovecircle #dogoodstitches 3w

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arajaneo An initial fabric pull for the start of my #fantasticquiltvoyage. I'm not sure if that bright green is saying "Yes, please! I'll make all these colors look awesome" or if it's more like "I'm a giant pile of doody that's going to make everyone else look like poop, too." Hmmm... 3w
  •   beeeeebo I'd get rid of all the top ones except the oranges. The purple/pink/yellow/green doesn't add a lot, in my opinion. But I also tend toward simpler color combos! 3w
  •   beeeeebo (That is to say, I'm kinda boring ) 3w
  •   leahbee This is gorgeous, with or without the green! 3w
  •   tumblingblocks It's great, and I can't wait to see these projects! 3w
  •   pixiecupindustries Keep the green! It's all fab!! 3w
  •   greenleafgoods Oh I love it!! So-- are you planning to send fabric with yours, or just use this for reference? I am not sure what I want to send along with mine... 3w
  •   mybricole How did I miss this yesterday?! I love love love it!! 3w
  •   mysewcialhour Yes!!! 3w

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arajaneo Yeah, that's the face. #dailysolveig 3w

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arajaneo The stuffed pasta class at the Pantry today was amazing. We made squash cappelletti in Parmesan brodo, Pecorino and sage scarpinocc with brown butter and walnuts, and beet agnolotti dal plin with a watercress pesto. This was my surprise birthday present for @chrismealy, and even though it may have been a bit selfish on my part, I still think he had a great time. Happy birthday, Chris! 4w
  •   aquilterstable Fun! I sure wish I lived closer...all sounds tasty! 4w
  •   lucyandnorman Oh wow! Looks fab! 4w
  •   seasona Looks fantastic! I bought Aaron a croissant making class once. He went by himself but we all benefited :) 4w
  •   jaceynotjc That beet business looks amazing! 4w
  •   jenniferhauseman Happy birthday @chrismealy! 4w
  •   rowanhaug Almost too pretty to eat! 4w
  •   renorx Totally cool gift! And happy birthday!! 4w

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arajaneo Stealing Jessica's #insideadditionquiltalong photo to share with my do. good stitches ladies! (Jessica, it won't let me tag you! Boo! ) 4w

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arajaneo Joining in on the #insideadditionquiltalong! This will be the #dgslovecircle January quilt. 4w

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arajaneo Ingrid completely refuses to wear this amazing coat so I'm glad someone likes it. #dailysolveig 4w

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