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Strong woman within

Posted by QuiltingB52/MN on July 1, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

I miss my sewing machine and fabric!!!!  We've been apart over three months, but I am teaching myself something new...tatting...So my hands are still busy.

April 11th, I had signs of Cellulitis infection...My leg was hot, red and my fever was 103.  Off to the hospital via 9-1-1....and as the tests started coming back, I was sicker than I thought...anemic, very malnourished, A-fib was out of control, kidneys were shutting down, heart rate was in the high 100's, and the list…

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weekend

Posted by Shannon, ON on June 30, 2016 at 3:00pm 4 Comments

Fiber Art Exhibit in Melbourne, Florida

Posted by Terri D. on June 30, 2016 at 11:18am 2 Comments

If any of you who read my blog posts will be in the Melbourne, Florida area August 2-30th, please stop in at the Eau Gallie Library to view an exhibit  being put on by me and other members of the Dirty Dozen Fiber Artists. You can see the flyer below for more information. Hope to see you there.…

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High Fiber—Quilting and Doll Clothes

Posted by Peggy Stuart on June 27, 2016 at 8:30am 12 Comments

Quilts! Vintage Stitchers met this week at Marilyn’s.

Brenda showed us this great quilt in pastels. It’s “Good Night, Irene,” from Missouri Star’s Block, Spring 2015. Marilyn made the same quilt in her usual bright…

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Quilt Basting

Posted by Cat Lady--MO on June 26, 2016 at 1:02pm 7 Comments

Basting a quilt, either with thread or with pins, has never really been high on my favorite quilting activities.  Lately it has even become more of effort.

I have never been able to baste a quilt on the floor.  Injuries to both my knees, resulting from a car accident when I was in my 20s, has kept me from kneeling for any length of time for any reason.

I used to go into the church fellowship hall, set up some of the 8-foot long tables, push them together, layer my quilt…

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Painting Finished!

Posted by Terri D. on June 26, 2016 at 12:55pm 6 Comments

I have finished the karate painting of my twin granddaughters.  All that's left to do is sign it, and spray sealer on it and then send it off in the mail.

Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments as it progressed. I have started drafting the picture for doing it as a thread painting. Once I get it started, I'll post its progress.…

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Small project leads to bigger one

Posted by Irene Gallway on June 25, 2016 at 11:29am 11 Comments

Yesterday I set out to cut scraps into different size squares, depending on the size of the scrap.  I hauled out my box of scraps and started sorting them in colors stacking them on my "double" bed. I had so many scraps that I ran out of space on the bed so decided to go to WM and buy another stack of those plastic drawers. I got two stacks (6) draws. Then the task was to make room in my sewing room closet for this extra set of drawers.  This was no small task hauling everything out of the…

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FYI

Posted by Pam/NY on June 23, 2016 at 2:13pm 7 Comments

We are half way to Christmas!
Better get those machines humming!
 
 
 

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