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New painting started - future thread painting?

Posted by Terri D. on May 25, 2016 at 2:10pm 3 Comments

I have started a new painting of my twin granddaughters doing their karate. Liking the way it is coming together and may do it as a thread painting.…

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My new sewing room

Posted by Irene Gallway on May 25, 2016 at 7:21am 6 Comments

Hi Ladies, I know you have been looking forward to seeing my sewing room here at the apartment. I finally took some photo's yesterday.  The two pictures of the closet is sideways.  I rotated them but when they came up on here they are sideways.  My ironing station is in front of this double closet.  When not in use there is room to store my ironing board behind the door.  I had my two matching sewing machine cabinets made locally in Canada.  The other one I have had for many years. It has a…

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problems posting possibly...

Posted by CT Admin on May 24, 2016 at 7:30am 4 Comments

Hi everyone. So I know that this site sometimes has issues and usually they work itself out after a few minutes. However I have messaged the network support team to find out when they expect the site to run more smoothly...(are they running updates?)

So for now, be patient, and hopefully it will get better within the next few hours or so. Some things to try:

-Empty your cashe (it's like a memory that can get too full within your browser) For Windows, push Ctrl + F5.

-Try…

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A Roller Coaster year so far!

Posted by Billie Blakeney on May 24, 2016 at 6:38am 4 Comments

Good morning all;

I hope that you all have had a wonderful New Year and a good start to the 2016 year. I wish you many blessings and joys albeit a little late now that spring is here.

I have had quite a roller coaster year so far, and as a result have been absent from my postings.

Sadly, my little sheltie, Koka got very sick in February with ear infections (vetted) and her issues mushroomed throughout the rest of the winter. She was diagnosed with many issues,…

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High Fiber—Beethoven, Binding and Birthdays

Posted by Peggy Stuart on May 23, 2016 at 8:30am 10 Comments

The performances of Beethoven’s Ninth on Monday and Tuesday went well. Here’s a photo from Monday’s performance.

We were in Berlin for Christmas in 1988 and attended a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth with Herbert von Karajan conducting. It…

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What I have been doing.

Posted by Janie Scoggin on May 19, 2016 at 12:34pm 6 Comments

It has been awhile since I added to my blog.  I have been busy making quilts.  I have made twelve for fundraiser and seven for gifts in the past year.  I am presently working on one from my grandmothers clothing. I quilted one this week for a wedding gift  My great nephews picked out a top and I allowed them to quilt it on my LAQ. They did a great job and we gave it to their mother for Mother's Day.…

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I thought it was a good idea.....

Posted by Pam/NY on May 19, 2016 at 7:28am 9 Comments

but...it really isn't!

I made a bedrunner a couple of years ago and love it. Irene had made a Christmas runner that she posted last year. Ordered the pattern and decided I wanted it to be a bedrunner. So, I made it up.... Added the borders...…

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Long lost.....lol

Posted by Laurie on May 18, 2016 at 7:24am 7 Comments

I've been thinking about all my friends on QWU and wondering how everyone is doing. Hope everyone is doing well.
 
 
 

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