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High Fiber—Tour de Fleece, Tour de Poodle….

Posted by Peggy Stuart on July 25, 2016 at 8:30am 2 Comments

The spinning for Tour de Fleece has been coming along. I’m well into the second bobbin of the lovely Waimea Rooster merino/Tencel fiber from AlohaBlu.

I also finished…

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Another finished quilt

Posted by Janet/MO on July 24, 2016 at 8:34pm 7 Comments

In my quest to finish all of my tops that are twin sized or smaller, I have finished my 2nd one for this month.  I'm calling this one "Pathway to the Stars".  Most of the blocks were made by members of my guild in 2013 after my name was drawn to get some friendship blocks.  I provided the pattern & the fabric & 15 ladies made blocks for me.…

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Little Quilt

Posted by Barb/WI on July 24, 2016 at 4:44am 7 Comments

A nearby quilt shop offers a chance to get some brush ups on embroidery skills once a month.  $15 for the entire year, can you believe it.  I've been working on some small projects while I'm there.  This is my latest.  It will be a birthday gift for my SIL.…

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Sisters hands

Posted by Irene Gallway on July 22, 2016 at 2:54pm 9 Comments

I was taking my turn sitting beside my sister holding her.  I fell asleep holding her hand and I was given this picture yesterday at the funeral.  The next day she drew her last labored breath.  The funeral was a celebration with my cousin reading several memories of her.  There was some funny stories which depicted her to a T.  She will be missed.…

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Stalled or Stalling?

Posted by Sandra Paananen on July 21, 2016 at 1:11pm 12 Comments

Ever since I finished my UFO Valentine quilt a couple of weeks ago, I've lost inspiration to move on to other projects or even start new ones.  Am I just making excuses, am I burned out, is it too hot to work?  Maybe my brain needs a rest?  Just at a loss right now and some of the things I have put in my lineup have deadlines.   Needing some motivation...…

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PTSD syndrom

Posted by Kathy/WA on July 20, 2016 at 6:02pm 9 Comments

Yes I said it and I have it.  It's been three months sense I've touched my fabrics or even been to a fabric store of any kind.  Even before my moms passing, I was spending time with DD and the grand kids and running to help mom.  These days I work, go home, change clothes, go to moms house and try to get something fixed, painted, cleaned, something so that we can get ready to sell.  I think in the past two months there has only been a couple of days when I didn't go to moms house…

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Survived Quilt Wyoming

Posted by Barbara Graham on July 19, 2016 at 8:02pm 3 Comments

Quilt Wyoming was in our corner of the state this year. The state is divided into 5 districts. Each one takes a turn putting on the state convention. We had three national teachers, Grace Errea, Susan  Cleveland and David Taylor. Because our corner has the fewest members, there were about 12 of us in charge. No real committees. The happy part of that is whatever your assignment was, there was not any bickering  (unless you talk to yourself). We had a wonderful time! But, I'm glad it is done…

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Just checking in...

Posted by Pam/NY on July 19, 2016 at 8:44am 6 Comments

Hello Been awhile…we have been having a great summer at the lake. Hot and dry…not good for the farmers. Been working on some UFOs. Want to finish a few before hunting for more! This one is a nice size for the campfires in the Fall. Nothing fancy, just cozy. Our family is getting a new little member for the grandsons!! Luckily, it will live with them. They have to pick between the two female standard poodles. They came up from Texas. The handler said they are the best two she has ever worked…

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